The Henry Ford is a nonprofit organization, an internationally recognized cultural destination, and a one-of-a-kind workplace. Our team is inspired daily by one another as well as the authentic stories of innovation that we share across our four venues. We want you to be part of this legacy and take it forward.
The Collections Specialist position is part of a project to process and care for objects associated with the home and contents of Dr. Sullivan and Richie Jean Jackson of Selma, Alabama (Jackson Home Project). The Jackson home and contents were recently acquired by The Henry Ford and relocated to Dearborn, Michigan.
In this full-time role, you will be responsible for the movement, location tracking, documentation, assembly, care, and storage of artifacts from the Jackson Home acquisition as a member of/or in cooperation with a variety of teams. This temporary role will focus on preparation and movement of collections to facilitate conservation, cataloging, digitization, exhibit, and storage.
This is a temporary 39-month position.