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Saturday, July 24, 2021 2:56 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Processing Archivist
(July 24, 2021)

Position Title - Processing Archivist

Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Consulting Archivist

Position Type - Part-time, Term

Benefits - No

Hourly wage range - $25 - $30

Processing Archivist

JOB TYPE: Part-Time (6 month position with the possibility for extension)

NYC-based with in-person and remote work

SALARY: $30/hour for 20-30 hours/week

SITI is currently in the process of a comprehensive Legacy Plan which seeks to preserve the Company’s body of work for future generations. SITI Company is committed to anti-racism, diversity, equity, inclusion, and the creation of safe spaces for all artists to create work; and for all artists and employees to work in an environment that respects all aspects of their identity including, age, race, sex, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, and ability. In furtherance of these goals, SITI highly encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

SITI Company seeks a detail-oriented and dynamic individual to work closely SITI Archive Consultant, along with SITI’s Producing Director and Executive Director on Phase 1 of the SITI Living Archive.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently, take initiative, prepare professional quality documents, and advance the Company’s mission through their everyday work on the SITI Living Archive. Strong analytical and organizational skills, attention to detail, the ability to work with imagination and determination when facing obstacles, impeccable written and verbal communication skills, and computer literacy are essential.

Required

  • A genuine interest in SITI’s artistic work and legacy to the field;
  • Master of Library and Information Sciences or Archival Studies from an ALA-accredited institution;
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience;
  • Practical knowledge of archival theory and best practice;
  • Knowledge of professional principles and best practices;
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines, as well as manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Excellent organizational, time, and project management skills;
  • Ability to learn and use dynamic database, as well as a basic understanding of Microsoft Office Suite;
  • The willingness and curiosity to engage in the life and activities of SITI Company;
  • Familiarity with current trends, issues, and ever-evolving standards and best practices in the field.

Preferred

  • Demonstrated project management experience;
  • Working understanding of performance-based archives;
  • Knowledge of web based relational databases used for description;
  • Understanding of SITI training methodologies and work.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and a sample finding aid (each in Word or PDF format) to: SITI Search Team at jobs@siti.org. Please put Processing Archivist in the subject line. SITI is looking to fill the position in August 2021.



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