Curator of Collections

Business Name: Mount Desert Island Historical Society
Date Posted: 3/14/2017 12:00:00 AM
Contact: Tim Garrity
Phone: 207 276 9323
Web Site:


The Mount Desert Island Historical Society seeks a part-time Curator of Collections to help manage the society’s physical and digital collections, assist in the creation of exhibits, and manage the accessibility of online materials. In addition, the Curator of Collections will help support the development of the History Trust, a collaborative effort among the island’s collecting organizations to preserve, digitize, and engage the community in the region's collective archives.

The society's collection includes more than 10,000 photographs and archival materials as well as over 1,000 objects and several hundred books. Among the highlights are W.H. Ballard photographs and negatives; architectural drawings and papers by noted architects Fred L. Savage and Robert W. Patterson; logs, journals, and photographs relating to the Champlain Society; maps and nautical charts; and papers, objects, and photographs by and about early Mount Desert Island families. More information about the society is available at

Click here to see a complete job description. Candidates should send a cover letter and resume via email to Tim Garrity, Executive Director, at

The Mount Desert Island Historical Society is a non-profit organization founded in 1931 with a mission to foster meaningful engagement with the histories of Mount Desert Island. 

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