Associate Curator of Special Collections – Filson Historical Society – Louisville, KY

The Filson Historical Society in Louisville, Kentucky, is hiring an Associate Curator of Special Collections. Here is a link to the posting: http://www.filsonhistorical.org/contact-us/career-opportunities.aspx.

The Filson Historical Society in Louisville, Kentucky, is seeking a motivated and energetic individual to fill the position of Associate Curator of Special Collections. This individual will join the other members of the Filson’s Special Collections Department in acquiring, preserving, describing and providing access to the Filson’s nationally significant manuscript collection (approx. 1.8 million items), approx. 50,000 photographs and prints, museum items, and other special collections. The primary responsibilities of this position include arrangement and description of collections in a variety of formats, reference services, supervising of interns and volunteers, and technical services including work with the Filson’s web 2.0 applications.

Interested individuals should electronically send their letter of application, resume, and three professional references (with names, addresses, and telephone numbers) to James J. Holmberg, Curator of Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society [holmberg@filsonhistorical.org].

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