One Orlando Registrar (2 available)
Location: Regional History Center
Apply at the Orange County Careers website.
The Orange County Regional History Center is seeking two highly qualified individuals to fill the contract positions of One Orlando Registrar. The History Center is a national multi-award-winning, AAM accredited, and Smithsonian affiliated institution centered around its mission: to serve as the gateway for community engagement, education, and inspiration by preserving and sharing Central Florida’s continually unfolding story.
The History Center is seeking two contract Registrars to work with the One Orlando Collection Initiative by processing and digitizing memorial items from the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting that took place on June 12, 2016. This is a temporary, full-time position within the collections department of the Orange County Regional History Center, with potential for renewal and benefits offered through the Historical Society of Central Florida.
Reports to: Curator of Collections
- Communicate and work with a variety of organizations, institutions, and individuals within the area to collect materials related to the event.
- Participates in daily collections management of items related to the event: conducts custodial responsibilities in acquiring and preserving objects, including implementing methods for acquisition, preservation, and conservation of artifacts, art, photographs, oral histories, documentary records, digital archives, and social and news media.
- Assists in the creation of an online memorial website encompassing all collected materials.
- Works with the marketing department to enhance awareness of the museum’s collections with both internal and external audiences.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in museum studies, public history, history, library sciences, or closely related field and two years of museum registration or collections experience.
- Must have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in library science, public history, museum studies, history, or a closely related field.
- Effective and exceptional written and verbal communication skills with both internal teams and external stakeholders and donors, as well as in public speaking.
- Possesses a strong working knowledge of museum best practices.
- Familiarity with Proficio and Preservica databases.
- Fluency in Spanish and English.
The Orange County online application, in addition to a cover letter and resume, must be completed for a candidate to be considered. Complete work history, including internships and volunteer positions must be included in the application or it will be deemed incomplete. Please include a cover letter with your resume as a single document during submission.
The above description and qualifications are not all-inclusive and represent a majority of the key responsibilities of this position. Other duties may be assigned as required to fulfill the directives of the strategic plan or as designated by executive staff. Work environment is a combination of office setting and providing educational programming for various ages, with some walking and driving between the office to the museum and local businesses or schools; must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
*Final Candidates must successfully pass a background screening and fingerprinting, must be able to live and work in the United States, and may be required to pass a drug test. Interview and relocation expenses are not offered.
Hours Per Week: 40 Hours, 6 months with renewal possible
Schedule: Generally, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday, evenings and weekends may be required.
Primary Work Location: Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, FL 32801 with portions of time spent at the offsite facility located approximately 30 minutes from
Pay: $19.50/hour, non-exempt, no benefits but parking is provided
If you are claiming Veterans’ Preference, you are responsible for providing the required eligibility documentation by the close date of the posting. Please submit a cover letter and copies of documents, not originals, to Orange County Human Resources Division, PO Box 1393, Orlando, FL 32801-1393 or fax to (407) 836-0098 (only Veterans’ Preference documentation will be accepted by fax). Your cover letter should include the position posting number you are applying for, the title of the position and the last 4 digits of your social security number.
If your education was obtained in the United States, the County recognizes degrees or diplomas which are accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). If you have obtained education from a country other than the United States, your degree or diploma must be evaluated to determine the United States equivalency by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluations (AICE) at your expense.
Apply at the Orange County Careers website.