The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan established the Jewish Community Archives in 1991. Its mission is to collect, preserve and make available for research the records of the Jewish Federation, United Jewish Foundation, Federation’s member agencies and local community organizations and individuals.
The Archives is a vast collection of more than two million documents. The Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives is located in the Max M. Fisher Building in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and works in partnership with the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs on the campus of Wayne State University
The Director is responsible for supervising all aspects of the program under the guidance of Federation’s Chief Administrative Officer. Duties include: collection management and expansion; recruitment, supervision and training of volunteers; staffing Archives Committee; handling all research requests; providing content for the website; developing promotional materials; budgeting related to the Archives expenses; use social media to market the Archive; working with Federation and communal agencies to develop programs and exhibits, providing oversight for the Cemetery Index; conducting oral history interviews and raising funds for the Archive. The Director is the primary liaison to the Reuther Library of Labor.
The position of Director is a part-time position. It is anticipated that employment will begin in October of 2012.
Required skills and experience:
Preferred skills and experience:
Forward resume and salary requirements to:
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit,
Human Resources Director
6735 Telegraph Road, P.O. Box 2030,
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303
or e-mail to JFMDsearch@jfmd.org
Equal Opportunity Employer