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Reference Archivist - The Winthrop Group, Inc.

Posted on October 02, 2017

Description

The Winthrop Group’s Information & Archival Services Division has an immediate opening for a full-time Reference Archivist to help enhance the value of the Corporate Archives for one of our clients in Poughkeepsie, NY. As part of the Winthrop team, the Archivist will provide reference and research assistance, image rights clearance, and digitization, metadata, and cataloging services.

Responsibilities

The Reference Archivist will • Evaluate and respond to reference questions and provide support for research requests • Coordinate image clearance reviews to ensure materials do not contain sensitive or confidential information and submit images to Intellectual Property legal team • Provide “scan-on-demand” copies for ingest and cataloging into CMS • Assist social media team with requests for physical and digital resources

Qualifications

Qualifications • MLS/MLIS or MA with experience providing reference and research services • Minimum of two to three years work in archival setting • Excellent written and verbal communications skills • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with colleagues and clients

Preferred Qualifications • Experience working in a corporate archives setting • Detail-oriented and proficient in finding practical solutions • Familiarity with digitization requirements and metadata descriptions

Compensation

Competitive rate based on experience and qualifications.

Location

Poughkeepsie, NY

URL

http://winthropgroup.com/about/page/career-opportunities

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter; a list of no fewer than three references including names, titles, postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers; and a brief writing sample to David Kay, at dkay@winthropgroup.com

Company Information

The Winthrop Group, Inc., 226 West 37th Street, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10018

Contact Information

David Kay, 226 West 37th Street, 17th Floor, New York, NY, 212-944-7496