Collections Manager – Part Time Temporary (20 Months)

The Collections Manager, under the supervision of the museum director and funded by grant from The Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant, will implement a collections digitization project in collaboration with board members, volunteers, consultants, museum partners, and additional hired assistants.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Photographing collection items using professional photography equipment.
  • Editing photographs using Adobe Photoshop.
  • Cataloging items in the cloud-based collections management software, CollectiveAccess.
  • Moving and assembling items and preforming minor repairs and cleaning as needed.
  • Planning and tracking progress of the project with the Project Director.
  • Overseeing other part-time staff including assisting with hiring, training, and supervision.


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Art, Art History, Museum Studies, or another relevant degree.
  • At least 1-2 years’ experience working with museum collections as a Collections Manager or Registrar or in a related position.
  • Experience working with collections management or digital asset management software.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Experience with photography and digitization.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Familiarity with Photoshop, Lightroom, and/or CollectiveAccesss preferred.


  • Hourly wage for this 20 hour per week position is $20 per hour

Midwest Miniatures Museum is an equal opportunity employer.