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Processing Archivist - American Jewish Historical Society

Posted on March 16, 2017

Description

Performs arrangement, rehousing and basic preservation of the HIAS Records and encodes finding aid. This is a temporary ( 21 month) position funded by a grant from HIAS, at the American Jewish Historical Society in Manhattan.

Date:
February 22, 2017

Department:
Library & Archives

Title:
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) Collection – Processing Archivist

Schedule:
Full Time through end of project, December 2018

FLSA Status:
Non-exempt

Supervisor’s Title:
Senior Project Archivist

Salary:
TBD depending on experience, with benefits

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (approx. 80%):

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES (approx. 20%):

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Training: MLS from an accredited school. Experience in processing archival collections required.

Work Experience: Two years’ experience in archival processing and experience encoding finding aids using Oxygen.

Skills and Abilities:

WORKING CONDITIONS: Physical Demands:
Ability to lift 40 pounds.

Special Environmental Factors:
Periodic exposure to dusty and moldy materials.

Compensation

TBD depending on experience, with benefits

Location

New York, NY, USA

URL

http://ajhs.org/careers

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter by March 10, 2017 to: jobs@ajhs.org / Subject: HIAS processing archivist position

Contact Information

jobs@ajhs.org http://ajhs.org/