Collections Assistant | Waco, TX

Posted By: Emmy Laursen Classified Job Listing,

Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum is seeking a Collections Assistant! This position is responsible for assisting the Collection Manager in the care of the museum’s cultural and natural history collections, including but not limited to conducting inventories of the collection; arranging and organizing collection items to facilitate care and management; inputting collection data to keep computerized records up-to-date, and providing scholarly and professional services to students, faculty, staff, researchers and the community.

The candidate chosen for this position must possess strong computer skills, both oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have an interest and understanding of cultural history, while a strong interest and understanding of natural science is preferred. The compensation range for this position is $15-$17.65 per hour with full time benefits.



An Associate’s Degree and two years of relevant work experience are required. A Bachelor’s Degree and one year of relevant work experience are preferred.  

$15-$17.65 per hour


To Apply

View the full position description: Collections Assistant. Please submit an on-line application at along with a cover letter and resume. 


What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family’s wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.


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About Baylor
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 16,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship.


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