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  • Tuesday, December 06, 2022 7:42 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Archival Processing Manager 

    (December 6, 2022)

    Position Title - Archival Processing Manager

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Director of Special Collections and Library Preservation

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

    Job Description:

    Binghamton University Libraries offers an exciting opportunity for a motivated, skilled, imaginative and highly organized archives professional to be a crucial member of a Special Collections team to undertake new projects and capitalize on recent successes. The archival processing manager will be responsible for providing guidance and management for a user-centered processing program. They will help to shape the way in which Special Collections arranges, describes, manages, provides access to, and facilitates the discovery of its archival and manuscript collections. The successful candidate will oversee and coordinate the processing and description work of staff, students, and interns.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Develop a processing strategy to expand access and discovery, and facilitate the use of collections by students, faculty and other researchers

    Take the lead in the creation of policies, procedures, workflows, and standards compliance in archival arrangement and description - implementing technologies and strategies to support these activities

    Arrange and describe complex manuscript and archival collections in all formats, including born-digital

    Provide leadership in setting priorities, training and supervising student assistants and interns, and coordinating processing work within the department in collaboration with the other archivists and Special Collections librarians on staff

    Integrate best practices, professional standards and processes into workflows and operations

    Create online descriptive guides using ArchivesSpace

    Prepare statistical and narrative reports

    Explore and implement a sustainable and efficient approach to processing born-digital collections in collaboration with relevant library and university partners

    Work closely with the Cataloging, Digital Initiatives and Preservation departments to provide long-term access to archival collections

    Participate in records surveys and appraisal, collections acquisitions and accessioning, and donor relations

    Share in remote and in-person reference services with other Special Collections staff

    Assist in identifying, applying for, and managing grants

    Contribute to outreach activities such as instruction, exhibitions, public programming, and creating social media posts, as needed

    Participate in library and University committees

    Expand professional expertise by attending conferences and continuing education opportunities

    Participate in a work culture that promotes diversity and anti-racism and actively works to eliminate or mitigate the effects of systemic racism and bias

    Requirements:

    Graduate degree in archival studies, library and information science, history, public history, or a related field with a focus on archives management; or a combination of a Bachelor's degree and equivalent archival work experience

    Working experience with archival content management systems, particularly ArchivesSpace

    Experience in surveying, appraising, accessioning, arranging, and describing archival collections of varying sizes and complexity according to best practices

    Familiarity with the use and application of archival processing approaches such as MPLP and iterative/extensible processing

    Demonstrated organizational skills in project management and working collaboratively in a team, including setting, tracking and meeting goals and deadlines as well as evaluating outcomes

    Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, and attention to detail

    Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively

    Strong computer skills and knowledge of emerging technologies within the field

    Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and anti-racism and working to advance a culture that strives to eliminate or mitigate the effects of systemic racism and bias

    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

    Preferred:

    Two or more years of applied archival processing experience

    Supervisory experience and the ability to successfully train and direct the work of student assistants and staff

    Working knowledge of current and developing strategies, technologies, and best practices in digital collection management

    Knowledge of preservation, conservation, legal/copyright, and ethical issues related to archival material

    Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

    Lift/carry/push/pull heavy boxes up to 50 pounds and fully loaded library carts

    Twist/bend/stoop/squat/kneel

    Frequent desk-based computer tasks

    Exposure to dust and mold

    Additional Information:

    Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

    Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.

    Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov

    Payroll information can be found on our website https://www.binghamton.edu/offices/human-resources/payroll/

    Postings active on the website, accept applications until closure.

    For information on the Dual Career Program, please visit:

    https://www.binghamton.edu/offices/human-resources/prospective/dual-career/index.html

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

    As required by Title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

    Full job ad can be found at: https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=156386

    Application Instructions:

    All applicants must apply via Interview Exchange: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=156386

    Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.

    Cover letters may be addressed "To the Search Committee."

    Please submit:

    Resume,

    Cover letter, and

    Contact information for three professional references


  • Thursday, December 01, 2022 10:26 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Cataloging Assistant – NEH Digitization Project 

    (December 1, 2022)

    Position Title - Cataloging Assistant – NEH Digitization Project

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Director, Unterberg Poetry Center

    Position Type - Part-time, term

    Benefits - No

    Hourly wage range - $20 - $25

    The 92nd Street Y has an immediate opening for two temporary part-time Project Catalogers to catalog digital audio assets as part of an NEH grant-funded digitization project. Archival recordings to be cataloged include lectures, conversations, debates, and panel discussions held at the 92NY from 1950-2008 and digitized from legacy formats. The Project Cataloger will report to the Director of the Unterberg Poetry Center and work closely with a team of consulting archivists. This remote and part-time contract position will begin as soon as possible and conclude on July 31, 2023.

    To Apply please send Resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to BShwartz@92NY.org, GDevincenzi@92NY.org


  • Friday, November 25, 2022 8:26 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Archives Assistant, G4 

    (November 25, 2022)

    Position Title - Archives Assistant, G4

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Information Management Officer

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $45,000 - $55,000

    For the first year the job will be heavily involved with the movement of records out of the Queens facility but has the potential of becoming a more archive-centric job later on for the right candidate.

    Salary range is 46k-64k (net)

    Org. Setting and Reporting

    This position is located within Archives Management Unit, Archives and Records Management Section (ARMS), Facilities and Commercial Activities Service (FCAS), Division of Administration (DOA) in the Department of Operational Support (DOS).

    The Department of Operational Support was established to provide operational advisory services to operating entities across the Secretariat, including other departments, offices-away-from headquarters, field missions, and regional commissions.

    The Facilities and Commercial Activities Service (FCAS) operates the Headquarters complex, striving to provide effective and efficient planning, management, maintenance and operation for all existing physical facilities and assets at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters, New York. FCAS also supports office and conference facilities, property management, travel and transportation services, archives and records management, mail and pouch operations, catering, giftshop and the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA).

    The Archives and Records Management Section (ARMS) manages and preserves UN historical archives. Provide access to UN Archives to Member States, Staff and the public at large, both online through the archives portal https://archives.un.org and ARMS research room.

    The incumbent reports directly to the Information Management Officer at the Records Management Unit.

    Responsibilities

    • Facilitates the accession of non-current records by delivering boxes and forms to transferring offices; instructing offices in the completion of forms and packing procedures; picking up boxed materials and storing them in temporary areas at Headquarters (HQ) and monitoring United Nations drivers and movers during the transfer of records between HQ and ARMS.
    • Facilitates intellectual control over transferred records by checking boxed files against transfer lists to assure correct arrangement and completeness, noting anomalies where necessary; sorting boxes in series order and assuring their correct arrangement on shelves; shifting boxes within storage area for archival processing or retrieval purposes; and making locational changes in the Archives and Records Management Section (ARMS) database.
    • Facilitates records disposal by separating scheduled from non-scheduled records according to instructions of the archives assistant; prepares disposable records for the carting facility; and witness records destruction.
    • Under guidelines established by United Nations or contractual archivist(s), removes defined ephemeral materials; review file titles and folder arrangement to assure conformity with the ARMS Description Manual or ad-hoc standards; refolders records and stamps new folders with location and other established identifiers; and enters folder, box, and series descriptors into the ARMS database.
    • Responds to internal requests by searching traditional findings aids and/or the ARMS database to locate records, retrieving files and generating microfilm, preparing loans for delivery to Secretariat offices.
    • Responds to external requests by assisting researchers in the completion of data and records request forms and delivering items requested, also requests from UN Staff, Member States, and the public.
    • Safeguards records by delivering security-classified records to the ARMS access/declassification officer for screening, verifying that internal requestors are authorized to receive loans, coordinating changes in the Authorized Users List with Human Resources Services Division (HRSD) and issuing clearances for separating staff with no outstanding loans.
    • Maintains accurate location records by registering charge-outs, loans and returns in the ARMS database and returning files to their original shelf locations. Using a barcode scanner and ARMS records management system, scans box label to control their physical movement.
    • Prepares reproduction orders and invoices, drafts transmittal letters for review of the archives assistant and signature of the Chief, ARMS, and hand-delivers remittances to the Cashier’s Office.
    • Undertakes administrative functions relating to the daily operations of the unit, including maintenance of ARMS Central File at ARMS, IT and applications operations connected with requisitioning and contracts, maintenance of supply stores, arranging for the servicing of telephones and other technical equipment, and mail delivery and documents distribution; assumes other duties as assigned. Monitors the environmental controls and physical security of repositories.

    Competencies

    • Professionalism: Knowledge of archives/records management or registry work. Ability to undertake independent research, maintain records in a systematic fashion and to retrieve necessary materials with maximum speed and accuracy. Ability to identify and assess issues and develop accurate retrieval tools for relevant records.

    Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.

    • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
    • Client orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

    Education

    High school diploma or equivalent is required.

    Work Experience

    A minimum of three years of experience in documents/records management and/or clerical functions is required.

    Experience working in a records or archives centre is desirable.

    Languages

    English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.

    Assessment

    Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by a competency-based interview.

    Special Notice

    Appointment or assignment against this position is for an initial period of one year.

    This position is subject to local recruitment pursuant to staff rule 4.4 of the United Nations Staff Rules. All staff in the General Service and related categories shall be recruited in the country or within commuting distance of each office, irrespective of their nationality and of the length of time they may have been in the country. A staff member subject to local recruitment shall not be eligible for the allowances or benefits exclusively applicable to international recruitment.

    Passing the Global General Service Test (GGST) is a prerequisite for recruitment consideration in the General Services and related categories in the United Nations Secretariat. Applicants who have not passed the GGST at the time of application may be invited for the test after submitting an application. Staff members who were granted a fixed-term, continuing or permanent appointment as a result of having passed a predecessor test recognized by the Office of Human Resources Management, and who have continuously held such appointments, are not required to take the new test.

    At the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. The United Nations is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

    United Nations Considerations

    According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

    Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

    The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.

    Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

    The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

    Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

    To Apply please go to https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=194171&Lang=en-US


  • Wednesday, November 23, 2022 9:43 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Archivist and Scholarly Communications Librarian

    (November 23, 2022)

    Position Title - Archivist and Scholarly Communications Librarian

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

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

    SUNY Maritime College welcomes applications for the position of Archivist and Scholarly Communications Librarian in the Stephen B. Luce Library. The campus is located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets the Long Island Sound.

    Archivist and Scholarly Communications Librarian

    About SUNY Maritime College:

    SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

    Job Description:

    The Archivist and Scholarly Communications Librarian is responsible for managing all the library's archival collection in both physical and digital formats. This includes acquisition, organization, basic preservation, and reference. The incumbent is also responsible for advising policies, processing, digitization, promotion, and outreach. The role of archivist is responsible for the long-term retention of historical records deposited within the archives. Additionally, Archivist and Scholarly Communications Librarian will develop, coordinate, and promote the growth of the library's scholarly communications programs and services, including outreach, training and support to faculty, students, and staff on copyright, fair use, open access, open education, and scholarly publishing.

    Responsibilities:

    Identify, collect, arrange, and describe college records of enduring value in a variety of formats

    Promote the use and understanding of the Archives to researchers, students, alumni, college personnel, and the public

    Oversee and participate in digitization projects involving archival materials

    Promote the history of the college through events, exhibits, presentations, and other outreach activities

    Pursue grants related to the curation and digitization of the college's Archives and Special Collections

    Serve as a catalyst and facilitator for the library's digital scholarship activities

    Grow, develop and manage Maritime's SUNY Open Access Repository (SOAR)

    Bring visibility on campus to current issues in scholarly communication including Open Access and Fair Use

    Stimulate adoption of OER through outreach initiatives.

    Maintain awareness of emerging digital scholarship trends, technologies, tools, methods, standards, and initiatives.

    Provides general and specialized reference service in person and electronically

    Serves as a subject liaison for developing resources and collections

    Teaches general library research classes to undergraduate and graduate students and develops customized supplementary materials/tools as needed for instruction sessions

    Participates in professional service and research activities in support of promotion and tenure requirements

    Serves on college and library committees, participates in local, regional, and national associations, and engages in scholarly activity required for promotion and tenure

    Other duties as assigned

    Requirements:

    Required Qualifications:

    Master's degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA- approved foreign equivalent

    Extensive coursework or training in archival management, theory, and best practices

    Working knowledge of current archival and metadata standards such as DACS, Dublin Core, MODS, and METS

    Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills

    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail

    Ability to work independently and perform complicated tasks with minimal supervision

    Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing assignments and needs

    Strong customer service ethics

    Knowledge of current and emerging trends in academic librarianship

    Ability to work occasional nights and weekends

    Preferred Qualifications

    Advanced Certificate in Archives and Records Management from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA- approved foreign equivalent

    Experience in an academic or research library

    Demonstrated practical knowledge of archival policies and procedures

    Experience working with large and small digital collections including creating metadata

    Proven ability to provide digital preservation services for archival collections (with workflows that include regular refreshing, migration, and/or conversion along with verifying data authenticity)

    Experience leading startup initiatives

    Experience with grant writing and fulfilling grant reporting requirements.

    Experience working with ArchivesSpace and CollectiveAccess

    Additional Information:

    Classification/Salary Range: The Archivist and Scholarly Communications Librarian is a UUP position. The anticipated salary range for the position is $50,000 to $60,000, annually, with an outstanding benefits package. For additional information, please see The UUP Benefits Summary. please see the Full-Time UUP Benefits Summary).

    Special Notes: This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position. Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Travel and interviews expenses will not be reimbursed.

    Budget Title: Assistant Librarian

    Local Title: Archivist and Scholarly Communications Librarian

    Line #: 00506

    SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.sunymaritime.edu/affirmative-action.

    SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.

    Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

    If you need a disability related accommodation, please call The Office of Human Resource Services at (718) 409-7303 or email at hr@sunymaritime.edu. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (718) 409-7350. It can also be viewed on line by selecting University Police at www.sunymaritime.edu.

    Application Instructions:

    Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:

    Cover letter

    Resume/CV

    Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance Maritime's commitment to inclusive excellence

    Names and contact information of three professional references

    Returning Applicants - Login to your SUNY Maritime Careers Account to check your completed application, check/edits your profile or to upload additional documents.

    https://maritime.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=155161


  • Monday, November 14, 2022 7:33 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Archivist

    (November 14, 2022)

    Position Title - Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Director of Archives

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

    Job Title: Archivist

    Reports to: Director of the Archives

    Department: Archives

    Date: October 2022

    Starting salary: $60,000 - $64,000, commensurate with experience

    Desired Hiring Date: December 2022

    Job Summary:

    The Riverside Church in the City of New York is seeking an experienced Archivist to help build the Archives Department by elevating its collections and making it an invaluable resource for the Riverside community. Reporting to the Director of the Archives, the Archivist is responsible for archival processing, research and reference services, grant project management, and outreach and educational services. The Archivist will work to make the mixed media collection accessible to a variety of patrons, including Riverside staff, lay leaders, and congregants, as well as external researchers and the general public.

    The Riverside Church Archives serves as a repository for Riverside’s institutional records and those of its predecessor churches, the Norfolk Street Baptist Church, the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, and the Park Avenue Baptist Church. The collection includes photography, moving images, audio recordings, publications, committee minutes, clergy sermons and papers, membership records, and records of church programming and events. The Riverside Church also stewards a collection of rare books and Bibles as well as fine arts, decorative arts, architectural art, three-dimensional artifacts, and other materials of enduring historical, artistic and cultural value.

    From its roots in the early 19th century to the present day, Riverside’s influence and activities – documented in its archives, artifacts, and edifice – have played and continue to play an integral part not only in the history of liberal Christianity, but in the larger story of American history. The Archives is dedicated to ensuring Riverside’s history of social justice and action, cultural and community endeavors, and commitment to open and inclusive theological thought and expression is made available for research. The Riverside Church Archives aims to promote scholarship, elevate the church’s core stories, offer new pathways of engagement and dialogue, and bridge the past to the present in relevant and innovative ways.

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Process Riverside’s archival and fine arts collections to make them accessible to the public.
    • Create inventories, catalog records, and finding aids of the collection utilizing archival metadata and description standards in Riverside’s content management system, CollectiveAccess.
    • House, label, and prepare collection for preservation and archival storage.
    • Interface and coordinate with external professionals to photograph, preserve, conserve, and appraise the collections.
    • Assist in the in-house and external digitization of the collection.
    • Conduct in-depth research on Riverside’s collections and history.
    • Manage and answer Riverside’s patron reference requests via Riverside’s reference ticketing system LibAnswers.
    • Provide access to the collection by overseeing the reading room and assisting patrons in their research.
    • Participate in the planning and implementation of archival programming and events.
    • Create online content about Riverside’s collection and history as a form of outreach, including but not limited to online galleries and timelines, research essays on specific topics, and biographies of relevant entities.
    • Lead outreach efforts by conducting educational courses, presentations, webinars, and instructional sessions for both the archives department and other Riverside ministries.
    • Assist in the development, planning, and installation of exhibits.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of policies and standards for the archives.
    • Apply to and manage grant projects.
    • Supervise student interns and volunteers.
    • Other responsibilities and special projects as assigned.

    Experience and Education Requirements

    • Masters degree in Library Science, or Masters in history or related field with coursework in Archival Management
    • 3-5 years related experience working with archival or museum collections, particularly processing collections and reference work
    • Knowledge of the archival and preservation needs of a variety of materials, including paper documents, photographs, audio-visuals, fine arts, rare books, and artifacts
    • Experience conducting reference work and interfacing with the public and patrons
    • Demonstrated knowledge of archival standards and best practices
    • Proficiency with archival content management systems, databases, and reference ticketing systems; experience with CollectiveAccess and LibAnswers preferred
    • Excellent research skills, with the ability to extract information from both primary and secondary sources
    • Excellent organizational and analytical skills with aptitude for detailed work
    • Ability to work both independently and part of a team
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

    * Expected to work in a hybrid remote work environment at least two times a week in the office.

    TRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No employee, or applicant for employment, shall be discriminated against in any term or condition of employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are constantly striving to make our organization anti-racist. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. As an employee, you become part of that mission. We expect this same commitment from our staff.

    To apply, please go to https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=0d8733da-b366-4dfb-b6f7-63f667960575&ccId=19000101_000001&lang=en_US



  • Thursday, November 10, 2022 9:12 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Assistant Project Coordinator, Special Archive

    (November 10, 2022)

    Position Title - Assistant Project Coordinator, Special Archive

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Manager, Special Archive

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $66,000 - $75,000

    Job Information

    Resume Due Date: November 23, 2022

    Functional Job Title: Assistant Project Coordinator- Special Archives

    Department/Division: Office of the President

    Work Location: 2 Broadway

    In order to protect our employees and continue to provide safe and reliable service to our communities, as of November 14, 2021 we are requiring all new MTA hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. MTA will consider exceptions for religious and medical reasons, where appropriate. “Fully vaccinated” means you must have both doses of a 2-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the second dose or have received 1 dose of a 1-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the dose. Proof of your vaccination status in the form of a CDC vaccine card must be submitted prior to your start date.

    Compensation

    Earnings Potential: $59,506 - $78,102

    Hay Points: 323

    Overtime Eligibility: Not eligible for paid overtime in accordance with FLSA

    Responsibilities

    Using specialized knowledge and training, this position will assist in the responsibilities of the Special Archive & Library to preserve and make accessible its various historical collections. The collections include the papers of Robert Moses covering his chairmanship of the Triborough Bridge & Tunnel Authority (aka, TBTA or MTA Bridges and Tunnels), engineering drawings and files, corporate records, artifacts, film footage, architectural models, and print and digital photographs. The position will conduct research to provide MTA Bridges and Tunnels' internal departments, including the Internal Security Dept. (ISD), Maintenance, Office of the President, and engineer colleagues, with information and records relating to the planning and construction of the Authority's seven bridges and two tunnels, as well as other major events and decisions in its history from 1933 to the present. The position will also involve cataloging new acquisitions and collections of documents, artifacts, and photographs, and conducting as-needed basic preservation methods. This will ensure that the Special Archive continues to document new developments and events in TBTA history and provide future leaders and managers with the information necessary to make decisions.

    Under the guidance of the Manager of Special Archive & Library, the position will be responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive and centralized digital photograph acquisition and preservation program, in conformance with industry standards, primarily for the thousands of photographs taken for major maintenance and construction projects. In coordination with engineer colleagues and the Quality Assurance Unit, the position will educate engineers, architects, and consultants on the standards for digital photos and the specific means by which they will be acquired. This will allow future employees to have a reliable repository for their photographs which in turn will permit them to better comprehend the details of construction projects and the decisions that preceded them, as well as enable TBTA to celebrate milestones and anniversaries.

    The position may also assist in other activities of the Special Archive & Library, such as creating historical exhibits, contributing to employee newsletters, and providing tours to students and employees.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s Degree in history (or related fields) and four (4) years professional experience as an archivist, with knowledge of archival and/or library best practices

    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

    Minimum of 3 years working as an Archivist

    Minimum of 2 years working with born-digital photographs, and hands-on experience using meta data and application of Dublin Core standards

    Knowledge of the life-cycle of records.

    Familiarity with professional concepts such as provenance, and the organization of institutional records

    Knowledge of the preservation requirements for different records' formats, both physical and digital

    Knowledge of best practices in cataloging and organizing data

    Knowledge of best methods to acquire digital photographs-understanding of different methods of backing up digital files

    Understanding of the life-cycle of digital photographs

    Knowledge of software and hardware platforms to manage digital photos

    Ability to juggle multiple simultaneous requests in a timely manner

    Ability to conduct meticulous, detail-oriented historical research

    Ability to maintain proper paperwork documenting compliance with internal policies

    Ability to communicate technology language and concepts to a non-technological audience

    Excellent research skills, outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

    Ability to manage time, competing deadlines, carry out long-term projects, and ability to work independently.

    Ability to communicate in written and spoken English

    Ability to organize and prioritize archival material

    PREFERRED

    Master's degree in History or Library Science with a concentration/certification--i.e., formal training, in managing archival records

    Facility with social media platforms and usage.

    Knowledge of New York City history a plus.

    Other Information

    MTA Bridges and Tunnels is governed by the Civil Service Rules and Regulations administered by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS).

    Also, as an employee of MTA Bridges & Tunnels you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $105,472.00 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.

    How To Apply

    Qualified applicants can submit an online application by clicking on the 'APPLY NOW' button from either the CAREERS page or from the JOB DESCRIPTION page.

    If you have previously applied online for other positions, enter your Username and Password. If it is your first registration, click on the CLICK HERE TO REGISTER hyperlink and enter a Username and Password; then click on the REGISTER button.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

    The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.

    https://hcm.mymta.info/psc/HCPRD/SELFSERVICE/HXMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=104040&PostingSeq=1&


  • Thursday, November 03, 2022 7:14 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Research & Instruction Librarian for History and Humanities 

    (November 3, 2022)

    Position Title - Research & Instruction Librarian for History and Humanities

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Director of Teaching, Learning, and Research Services

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $76,000 - $85,000

    Although this is not strictly an archives job, I hope you'll consider posting it as the person in this role works closely with archivists on primary source instruction.

    Reporting to the Director of Teaching, Learning, and Research Services, the Librarian for History and Humanities provides research and instructional services to students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the Barnard and Columbia communities whose research practices rely on the use of secondary sources as well as primary source materials and archives. They serve as the Personal Librarian for students majoring in History and selected programs within Consortium of Critical Interdisciplinary Studies (specifically American Studies), and additional Humanities subjects including: Classics, Ancient Studies, Germanic Studies, Jewish Studies, Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Philosophy, Religion, Islamic Studies and Slavic Studies as well as Education. The Librarian for History and Humanities works in collaboration with the Archives staff to develop curricular materials for the use of primary source artifacts in research and the use and engagement with archives and special collections at Barnard and elsewhere. They teach library research classes, provide research consultations, and act as the primary point of contact to the library for faculty and staff in the departments listed above. Along with other members of the TLRS team, the Librarian for History and Humanities also delivers instruction for the First Year Writing program.

    https://barnard.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Staff/job/Research---Instruction-Librarian-for-History-and-Humanities_JR2106

    To Apply submit through the Barnard job website. Questions can be directed to Tatiana Bryant, tbryant@barnard.edu


  • Monday, October 31, 2022 9:45 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Company Archivist 

    (October 31, 2022)

    Position Title - Company Archivist

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

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $45,000 - $55,000

    Trisha Brown Dance Company (TBDC) is a post-modern dance company dedicated to performing and presenting the seminal work of Founding Artistic Director and Choreographer, Trisha Brown (1936-2017), and to enhancing public appreciation of her place in dance and visual art history.

    Established in 1970, TBDC has toured throughout the world presenting Brown’s work, teaching, and building relationships with audiences and artists alike. TBDC has a range of artistic initiatives; presenting Brown’s dances in a variety of spaces, indoors and out, proscenium and alternative; bringing Brown’s repertory to new audiences via licensing partnerships with other professional dance companies; expanding its educational programming; creating online programming; and placing The Trisha Brown Archives with major cultural institutions.

    TBDC seeks a Company Archivist to oversee archival ingest, access, and preservation workflows, and to facilitate the placement of Trisha Brown Dance Company holdings with major cultural institutions. In collaboration with all TBDC departments, the Company Archivist will assess and adapt existing policies for the care of archival resources; respond to inquiries and facilitate reference, reproduction, and exhibition loan requests; research rights issues and obtain license agreements for the use of archival materials; and liaise with acquiring institution(s) to comply with their expectations for delivery of holdings.

    Principle Responsibilities:

    -Facilitates ongoing conversations about the placement of Trisha Brown Dance Company holdings and prepares collections for ingest by major cultural institutions

    -Coordinates the appraisal of archival materials and other Estate and TBDC holdings

    -Provides virtual reference services for Company staff and outside researchers

    -Responds to reproduction and loan requests and ensures the timely the execution of agreements

    -Collaborates cross-departmentally to research, record, and further develop record keeping standards, best practices, and a Company-wide records retention program

    -Organizes, catalogs, and preserves the Company’s digital and physical holdings according to establish policies and best practices

    -Researches and coordinates copyright statements, and obtains licenses for use of archival materials

    -Manages departmental budget, liaises with vendors, and facilitates payment of invoices

    -Collaborates on the preparation of grant applications and reports

    -Recruits, trains, and supervises archives interns and volunteer workers

    Qualifications:

    -ALA-accredited MLIS or equivalent degree, with concentration in archival studies

    -A minimum of three years’ experience as a professional archivist arranging and describing archival materials

    -Thorough understanding of professional standards and best practices for archives and records management

    -Knowledge of Mac OS platform required

    -Experience with physical and digital audiovisual materials and modern editing software is desired

    -Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills and a thorough and detail-oriented approach to all tasks

    -Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as well as to meet project goals and deadlines

    -Ability to lift and carry storage boxes weighing up to 30 lbs

    TBDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse staff and an inclusive work environment, and strongly encourages people of all backgrounds, abilities, gender expressions, ethnicities, races, sexual orientations, religions, and nationalities to apply.

    The Company Archivist will report to the Executive Director. This is a full-time position with employee benefits; including health insurance; with a salary range of $43,000 - $53,000 depending on experience.

    We’ve transitioned to remote work due the COVID-19 pandemic and are likely to keep a partially remote schedule once a return to on-site work is deemed safe.

    To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to Executive Director, Barbara Dufty, at b.dufty@trishabrowncompany.org.

    https://trishabrowncompany.org/


  • Monday, October 31, 2022 9:42 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Technical Services Archivist 

    (October 31, 2022)

    Position Title- Technical Services Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Assistant Dean for Special Collections and the Gallery

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

    The Monsignor William Noé Field Archives and Special Collections at Seton Hall University invites applications for a full-time, indefinitely renewable Lecturer Library faculty position. We seek an archivist with cataloging experience who can oversee long term preservation and access to Seton Hall’s rare book and manuscript collections.

    The archives collects and maintains a manuscript collection that is particularly strong in the records of notable political figures and writers from the state of New Jersey. Special Collections holds a rare book collection with strengths in Irish history, Catholic doctrine and practice, and, to a lesser extent, modern American poetry and the American Civil War. Special Collections forms a single division with Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall’s art gallery, which curates and manages a permanent collection comprising not only art objects in many formats, but also specialized research collections in anthropology and other fields. It is a diverse collection serving a diverse population within and without the university.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the arrangement and description

    of manuscript, institutional, print, photographic and related special collections, including the

    creation and publication of finding aids

    • Manage access and description of Seton Hall’s rare book collections, ensuring they are

    stored safely, planning for grow room for the collection, and using space efficiently

    • Identify digitization and conservation priorities in both rare book and manuscript collections
    • Accession archival collections and perform original cataloging of new rare books
    • Survey collections and create processing plans, identifying preservation and privacy

    priorities

    • Create custom archival housings for fragile books and audio-visual formats
    • Maintain collections database in Archivesspace, and contribute catalog records to WMS

    and OCLC

    • Take cooperative role in managing storage space shared with Walsh Gallery, contributing

    archival expertise to issues that arise

    • Oversee and implement ongoing collections shift
    • Support outreach activities as part of collection management
    • Develop and implement digitization workflows and create metadata for digital projects
    • Supervise student workers, interns, and volunteers, developing project workflows and

    assessing day to day outcomes

    • Complete special projects as assigned

    Required Qualifications:

    • MLS or MLIS with concentration in Archives or Rare Books or recognized equivalent in

    experience or training

    • Knowledge of archival principles and practices, including Describing Archives: A Content

    Standard

    • Experience processing archival collections
    • Minimum of two years’ experience cataloging rare materials in an academic research

    library or similar setting

    • Knowledge and awareness of emerging trends in cataloging and metadata
    • Experience with archival management software such as Archivesspace
    • Training in creating custom enclosures for rare materials
    • Ability to manage several competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
    • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and ensure regular workflows
    • Demonstrated interest in continued professional growth, maintaining knowledge or skills

    through involvement in professional organizations or continued education

    • Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex

    organization

    • Excellent interpersonal, organization, and communication skills
    • Ability to support the Catholic mission of the University.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with space management, inventorying and shifting collections
    • Experience with digitization of archival materials
    • Knowledge of a second language, particularly Latin, Italian, Spanish, or French
    • Experience in museums, familiarity with museum practices and terminology

    Salary Grade:

    FA01 - Faculty

    Exempt/Nonexempt:

    Exempt

    Physical Demands:

    Must be able to lift 50lbs, walking/standing, pushing heavy book carts.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Please provide contact information for 3 professional references.

    Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

    https://jobs.shu.edu/en-us/job/495414/technical-services-archivist


  • Sunday, October 30, 2022 8:03 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Special Collections Archivist

    (October 30, 2022)

    Position Title - Special Collections Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Executive Director of Library and Archives

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $45,000 - $55,000

    The Special Collections Archivist is responsible for processing and overseeing collections such as the Genentech Center for the History of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Collections, the BGI Nobel Laureates Collections. Defined as materials from prominent scientists or scientific movements that did not primarily take place at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory but showcase exemplary work in the fields specialized at the Laboratory, Special Collections traces the development of modern molecular biology over the course of more than 100 years. Prominent collections include materials from Nobel Laureates such as Sydney Brenner, Hermann J. Muller, Frances Crick, Carol Greider as well as the Matthew Meselson, Robert Olby, Norton Zinder, Janet Mertz collections and others.

    The position is a liaison between the Archives and the public, and is responsible for making the unique historical materials that constitute these collections accessible. Materials from the collection are also utilized by scholars, educators, and media publishers, as well as in-house by the CSHL Press, Public Affairs, and Development departments.This position works with interns and scholars and assists with outreach and the promotion of the archives’ special collections.

    Reference:

    - The archivist provides reference assistance to both internal (CSHL) and external patrons for the Special Collections. This includes answering reference questions, providing photocopies and digital copies of material from the collections, conducting in-depth research as requested from the Archives users, and providing publication quality images for textbooks, magazines, films, and other projects as needed.

    Collection Processing & Management:

    - Day-to-day activities include accessioning new material; fielding reference requests from both internal and external patrons; processing collections; writing and updating finding aids; digitization ingest; basic preservation tasks.

    Outreach:

    - The position is responsible for broadening the Archives audience online through the use of Instagram, Twitter, and the Archives blog. This position also helps develop and implement exhibits in collaboration the Senior Archivist and Executive Director of Library & Archives. The position also creates posters and announcement flyers for Archives events, such as talks, meetings, and presentations.

    Development of New Collection Areas:

    - Along with the Senior Archivist and Executive Director of Library & Archives, the position will help develop and pursue new areas of collection development in conjunction with the Center for Humanities at the Library & Archives. The development of a Women in Science collection will be a dual responsibility of both the Senior Archivist and the Special Collections Archivist. Pursuing donations and acquisitions of the collections of prominent women scientists in medical and genetic biology and assisting in the planning and organization of events focused on Women in Science will be the initial goals for this responsibility.

    Education:

    Masters in Library Science from ALA accredited institution.

    Experience:

    Minimum 1 years of professional experience in an archival setting performing tasks such as processing, arranging, describing, and providing reference for archival/manuscript collections.

    Knowledge/Skills:

    - Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    - Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft software suite.

    - Strong knowledge of descriptive standards, such as Dublin Core, EAD and XML.

    -Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

    - Ability to move 40lbs.

    Preferred Requirements:

    - Experience using a Content Management System such as ArchivesSpace.

    - Experience with a Digital Asset Management System.

    - Experience supervising interns and student workers.

    We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

    Interested candidates should apply for this position via the CSHL website at:

    https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/19689

    Position Number: 00633-E

    For more information about CSHL, please visit us at: www.cshl.edu

    CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

    You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.

    VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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