The Processing Archivist's main responsibility will be to arrange and describe archival materials in the collection. This is a one-year limited term assignment with benefits and paid-time-off included.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Create processing plans and set priorities in accordance with established goals.
Arrange and describe collections in accordance with best practices.
Create finding aids compliant with archival metadata standards, such as DACS.
Assess the physical condition of the collection and identify conservation needs.
Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
Master's Degree from an ALA-accredited program with a concentration in archives management.
Two-years of experience processing archival collections.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong organizational, planning and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with staff.
Experience with the collection management program PastPerfect 5.0 and Microsoft Office applications.