The Collection Manager will oversee the Archives substantial collection of falconry literature, art, photos, film, memorabilia, material culture and more. The Archives seeks a unique individual with an interest in our mission and a demonstrated expertise in managing collections. Candidates should be proficient in accessioning, handling, preserving, and accurately cataloging collections items as part of a museum, archive, or similar institution. We are also seeking a candidate who is 1) passionate about exploring dynamic ways to make collections more relevant and accessible, and 2) has experience in presenting collections online.
While we are interested in candidates with an expertise in the practice and history of falconry, we also welcome qualified candidates who share expertise in complementary areas, such as field sports, natural history (especially raptors), wildlife conservation, and cultural anthropology.
The Archives is undertaking a multi-year initiative to make its collections, and supporting content, globally accessible online. The Collections Manager will play a pivotal role in realizing a world-class digitization initiative, seeking to integrate the collection into our website portal, virtual exhibits, video series, and other online resources.
To Apply Required Documentation:
Applicants should attach:
- Cover letter
- A current CV
- Contact information for 3 personal references
John M. Goodell
The Archives of Falconry
5668 W Flying Hawk Ln
Boise, ID 83709
The application deadline is September 3rd at 5pm Mountain Time.