Research Foundation of CUNY
Job posted to this site on November 7th at 2:38pm
Application Deadline: January 3rd 2024
Working on a grant funded project, the Project Archivist will preserve, arrange, and describe the Helen Marshall Papers (40 cubic linear feet), using ArchivesSpace to create and publish a finding aid. The collection documents Marshall’s long record of public service as a Queens Borough President, member of the NYC Council and State Assembly, and community activist. The collection is comprised of awards, photographs, administrative files, and subject files.
This is a temporary position funded by the New York State Archives Documentary Heritage Program. The Project Archivist will complete 300 hours of work total (approximately 10-19 hours a week) during normal business hours (Monday-Friday between 8am-6pm). This position reports to the Head of Special Collections and Archives in the Queens College Library.
In addition to processing the collection, the Project Archivist will draft a blog post to be published on the Library's blog, "Cover to Cover," and select and digitize highlights from the collection to be used on social media and for outreach purposes.
- MLIS degree or currently enrolled student
- Previous hands-on experience working with archival collections (including part-time positions, internships, etc.)
- Experience using ArchivesSpace software to create finding aids
- Familiarity with archival standards for preservation, arrangement, and description
Jan 03, 2024 (Or Until Filled- Applications reviewed on rolling basis)
LocationQueens College, Benjamin S. Rosenthal Building, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11367-1597
Application URL or Email
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