The New York Transit Museum is seeking an experienced temporary grant-based Project Archivist to digitize and catalog approximately 2,000 historic photographic prints and negatives that depict construction for Contract 1, Sections 1 & 2; containing the earliest segments of the New York City subway system. The project will additionally include organizing roughly 594 boxes of 4x5 and 8x10 photographic negatives of subway construction images and creating an inventory.
This position will be 37.5 hours per week for 46 weeks. Work will be performed on-site at the archives in Downtown Brooklyn. Start date: August 1, 2022. Rate: $30/hour.
Qualified individuals interested in this position must apply by e-mail. Resume and cover letter should be sent as .doc or PDF to Daniel Brenner, Acting Collections Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please specify subject heading as Digitization/Cataloging Project Archivist. Due to high volume of applicants, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.