Project Archivist - Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Posted on September 06, 2017


The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s Library & Archives is searching for a Project Archivist to process a recently donated significant scientific collection. The collection includes both institutional records and personal papers, and are comprised of a variety of materials.

This is a 1-year project with the possibility of extension


Education: MLS with Archives Certificate from an accredited institution

Experience: Minimum 1 year experience, or 3 years experience in archives or a related field with an Archives Certificate. Experience with standard archives processing is required. Experience creating EAD finding aids and experience with a variety of materials including manuscripts, photographs, memorabilia, notebooks, etc. is preferred.

Other: Demonstrated experience with standard archival principles and practices. Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and a high level of accuracy. Ability to work independently and collaborate with other team members in an academic setting. Excellent interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


TBD based on experience


Cold Spring Harbor

To Apply

If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL website at:

Position Number: 00350-E

Company Information

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics and bioinformatics. The Laboratory is recognized internationally for its excellence in research and educational activities. For more information about CSHL, please visit

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