(August 17, 2021)
Position Title - Project Archivist
Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Archivist
Position Type - Part-time, term
Benefits - Yes
Hourly wage range - $20-$25
The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives was established in 1982 to collect, preserve, and make available primary materials documenting the social and political history of New York City. The Archives serves a broad array of researchers: journalists, students, scholars, exhibit planners and policy makers examining the history of Greater New York. The Archives also produces public programs exploring that history.
The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives seeks to hire two part-time Project Archivists to perform the following duties:
-Under the supervision of the Archivist, assist with the accessioning of records from outgoing New York City Council Members, including selecting, boxing, and moving records.
-Arrange, describe and preserve archival materials in a variety of formats.
-Perform preservation work as needed.
-Perform various clerical, administrative, and/or other tasks as assigned.
-Demonstrated knowledge of current archival and/or records management practices.
-Ability to collaborate as part of a team as well as work independently.
-Ability to lift and move boxes up to 40 lbs.
-Demonstrated experience processing and/or accessioning complex archival collections.
-Knowledge of digital file formats and digital preservation concerns.
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access).
-Basic knowledge of New York City politics and/or political history.
Application deadline: September 20, 2021 (9/20/2021)
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