This position oversees management of collections and documentation in the Hamline University repository for the Minnesota Indians Affairs Council (MIAC) Burial Sites Program. The collections manager works closely with MIAC to implement data standards, monitor legal and ethical implications of care standards, and ensure distribution of collections information to authorized personnel.
*Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university *5 years of experience in anthropology / archaeology collections management in a museum setting
*Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, and Collections Management Database software such as EMu, Argus, Rediscovery, Collective Access, Mimsy XG, or TMS. *Experience implementing a new collections management system *Experience working with and/or sensitivity to Native American Communities *Knowledge of library, archives, and museum collections metadata standards *Knowledge of NAGPRA requirements pertaining to human remains *Knowledge of Minnesota Field Archaeology Act SS 138.31-.42 *Knowledge of Minnesota Private Cemeteries Act SS 307.08 *Experience excavating human remains.
Creativity and innovation in teaching and learning are the hallmark of Hamline University, home to more than 5,000 undergraduate, graduate, and law students. At Hamline, students collaborate with professors invested in their success. They are challenged in and out of the classroom to create and apply knowledge in local and global contexts, while cultivating an ethic of civic responsibility, social... justice, and inclusive leadership and service. Hamline is the top-ranked university of its class in Minnesota, according to U.S.News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges". Founded in 1854, Hamline also is Minnesotas first university and among the first coeducational institutions in the nation. Located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Hamline is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers courses and degree programs in Saint Paul and Minneapolis.