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Maymont Foundation - Richmond, VA

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Position Title – Collections Project Manager

Salary - Based On Experience

Job Type - Contract Position

For more info and to apply: To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Please include the position title in the subject line.

Maymont is a 100-acre historic estate and park, located in Richmond, Virginia, with many unique experiences for all to
enjoy, including a historic mansion, The Robins Nature Center, arboretum, formal gardens, and habitats for native
Virginia wildlife and farm animals. Since 1975, Maymont has been maintained and operated by the nonprofit Maymont
Foundation, committed to creating experiences that delight, educate and inspire its guests.

The Maymont Foundation is seeking an experienced Collections Project Manager to oversee the planning, deinstallation,
packing, storage, and reinstallation of the Maymont Mansion collection as the historic structure undergoes upgrades to
the roof, HVAC, and fire suppression systems. This is a temporary, contract position expected to begin April 2023 and
end October 2024.

Essential Functions:
• Works with the curatorial team to create a plan for the movement and storage of the collection during the
   Mansion construction project period
• Collaborates with the Curator and the Conservation Tech to create inventory controls
• Participates in planning, scheduling and coordination with art handlers for packing of collections
• Prepares condition reports on objects prior to the project period and identify works from the collection that
   are in need of conservation
• Ensures the safe and accurate registration of all collections during packing
• Works within the current collections management database, Proficio, to update records as needed
• Oversees the packing by art-handling professionals and be able to provide appropriate guidance on proper
  handling and packing of objects
• Works with Conservation Tech on IPM monitoring
• Documents and records construction activities
• Performs other duties as required

Education and Experience:
• Degree in History, Art History, Architectural History, Museum Studies, Historic Preservation, Decorative Arts
   or related discipline; Master’s level preferred
• 2+ years of experience in museum or historic collections

Required Skills/Abilities:
• Strong attention to detail
• Knowledge of current museum collections care practices for handling and packing
• Knowledge of collections management databases preferably Proficio
• Ability to take collections photos
• Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work within deadlines
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Proficient in spreadsheets
• Valid VA Driver’s license required

Physical Demands:
• Frequent sitting, standing, walking and talking for extended periods
• Bending, stooping and lifting up to 50 lbs.
• Ability to work inside and outside in all weather conditions
• Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability
   to adjust focus

FLSA Status: Contract
To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Please include
the position title in the subject line.