The NYC Municipal Archives seeks a responsible individual to join its team helping to preserve the City’s historical records. The MA seeks a professional archivist for a 5 month long full-time National Endowment for the Humanities grant processing project. Under general supervision, with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment or action, the archivist will follow a project plan to process records created by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The archivist will perform basic preservation tasks and create a DACS-compliant EAD finding aid in order to promote the preservation of, and access to, the collection. Candidate should have experience processing archival materials, appropriate experience and knowledge of archival theory and best practices, experience with archival management software, and experience creating EAD finding aids and applying archival description standards to materials. All work will take place at the Archives’ off-site facility in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. This position will include climbing ladders, working with dusty and dirty materials, and moving and lifting heavy over-size cartons.
Paid - TBD
31 Chambers Street, New York NY 10007
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Dept Of Records & Information Services