The Flagler Museum in Palm Beach, Florida has an opening for an Archivist and Research Librarian. 

The Museum is seeking an experienced, full-time Archivist and Research Librarian to serve as a member of the Curatorial team. Under direction of the Chief Curator, this position is responsible for the acquisition, arrangement, description, and preservation of the materials in both the Museum’s Archives and Research Library, which include manuscripts, business records, photographs, architectural drawings, printed materials, rare books, and other materials related to the life of Henry Flagler, his businesses, America’s Gilded Age, and the institutional history of the Flagler Museum. The position also responds to internal and public inquiries about the collection. As a member of the Curatorial team, the position also contributes to departmental activities such as exhibition development, publications, and holiday decorating.


  • Master’s degree in Library Science, American History or a related field from an accredited university required
  • Thorough knowledge of current archival practices and procedures (formal training in archives administration preferred)
  • Three or more years of relevant experience in an archival repository
  • Experience with digitization of collections and collection databases
  • The ability to multi-task and function as part of a collaborative team
  • No phone calls, please.
  • Applicants will be favored who have experience working within a Museum; graphic design experience; or a specialized knowledge of the history of Gilded Age Florida or America.
  • Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resumé.
  • The Flagler Museum is a smoke-free environment and drug-free workplace. A comprehensive background check will be conducted prior to hire. The Flagler Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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