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  • Wednesday, October 20, 2021 8:33 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Archives Intern

    (October 20, 2021)

    Position Title - Archives Intern

    Supervisor Title (All student, intern, and volunteer position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Archivist

    Position Type - Paid Internship

    Does this position satisfy requirements for course credits? - Yes

    Hourly wage range - $18-$25

    WORLD MONUMENTS FUND - Archives Intern

    Position Summary

    Do you love history and travel? Are you a self-starter and highly organized? Do you have a

    creative eye and enjoy telling powerful stories through photography? If so, we encourage you

    to apply for World Monuments Fund's Archives Intern position.

    World Monuments Fund (WMF) is the leading independent organization devoted to safeguarding the world’s most treasured places to enrich people’s lives and build mutual understanding across cultures and communities. The organization is headquartered in New York City with offices and affiliates in Cambodia, India, Peru, Portugal, Spain and the UK. Since 1965, our global team of experts has preserved the world's diverse cultural heritage using the highest international standards at more than 700 sites in 112 countries. Partnering with local communities, funders, and governments, WMF draws on heritage to address some of today’s most pressing challenges: climate change, underrepresentation, imbalanced tourism, and post-crisis recovery. With a commitment to the people who bring places to life, WMF embraces the potential of the past to create a more resilient and inclusive society.

    We are seeking an Archives Intern to help us organize a large amount of photography, videography, publications, and other ephemera. The Archives Intern will also help with tasks related to WMF’s relocation of its headquarters to a new office next year, including the organization and description of WMF’s physical archives and media collections. The Archives Intern may also be tasked with other communications duties as needed.

    This internship is based in WMF's New York City office and is ideal for graduate or

    undergraduate students in their junior or senior year who are interested in library and/or archival studies. World Monuments Fund (WMF) Internships are paid, 20 hours per week,

    temporary work placements to help students, people early in their careers, and career changers to gain entry-level skills and experience in the field.

    Although most of the WMF staff is currently working remotely, this position will require the Archives Intern to work with WMF’s Archivist on site at WMF’s New York City headquarters at least 2 days per week beginning as soon as October 2021 for a period of six months. The office adheres to all New York State health and safety protocols.


    • Knowledge of photography, ability to determine the quality/resolution of existing files
    • Knowledge of Adobe Bridge or other digital asset management software
    • Knowledge of archival preservation, arrangement, and descriptive standards
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
    • Excellent organizational skills and a strong attention to detail


    • Archivist


    • $20/hr (no fringe benefits)


    Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@wmf.org. Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted. No phone calls please.

    World Monuments Fund is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all

    positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability,

    marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. WMF is an

    at-will employer.


  • Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:29 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Library Applications Developer 

    (October, 19, 2021)

    Position Title - Library Applications Developer

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

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

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

    Boston College Libraries is seeking a Library Applications Developer to join our enthusiastic, collaborative, and supportive team. We’re looking for someone who will enjoy solving interesting problems, experimenting with new ideas, and advocating for user needs. You’ll love this role if you are passionate about application development and are fascinated by the unique challenges of searching and using library collections online. You’ll work closely with colleagues across the library and university, including archivists, metadata specialists, and scholars.

    Boston College Introduction

    Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

    Job Description

    Boston College Libraries is seeking a Library Applications Developer to join our enthusiastic, collaborative, and supportive team. We’re looking for someone who will enjoy solving interesting problems, experimenting with new ideas, and advocating for user needs. This is an in-person position in the O'Neill Library.

    As a Library Applications Developer, you will:

    Collaborate with partners from across campus to develop and implement practical, usable library services

    Serve as technical lead from design to deployment while balancing interests and requirements from a wide range of stakeholders

    Discover and advocate for the needs of Students, Faculty, and Staff

    Contribute to the team’s development and support methodologies

    Report to the Head of Library Systems and Applications

    You’ll love this role if you are passionate about application development and are fascinated by the unique challenges of searching and using library collections online. You’ll work closely with colleagues across the library and university, including archivists, metadata specialists, and scholars.

    Boston College Libraries operate in accordance with our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion values statement (library.bc.edu/edi), which is central to our mission. We acknowledge historical, structural, and systemic injustices and are actively working to build a culture that recognizes, values, and empowers all people and provides space for discourse and growth. We expect applicants for this position to demonstrate a commitment to sustaining a respectful, accountable, and intentionally inclusive culture.

    Hiring range:

    We’re looking to make the right addition to our team. Salary is commensurate with your experience developing web applications in a Linux/Unix environment. Regardless of your experience level, we’re committed to supporting your growth in this role.

    Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:

    Less than 3 years: Associate Library Applications Developer - $60,800 - $76,000

    3-5 years: Library Applications Developer - $70,500 - $88,100

    5 or more years: Senior Library Applications Developer - $77,750 - $97,200



    Bachelor’s degree

    Occasional weekend or off-work hours are required to handle system outages and routine maintenance.

    Additional Qualifications:

    You will thrive in this role if you have some of these skills, abilities, and experiences:

    You can effectively communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience

    You have demonstrated experience as a front-end and/or back-end developer

    You’re committed to documentation, including authoring README files, updating wiki pages, and adding descriptive code comments

    You have experience with project management

    You can configure and manage Linux web servers such as Apache, NGINX, and Tomcat

    You are comfortable working with APIs

    You have experience with collaborative version control such as Git

    You actively participate in open-source software projects, including bug reporting and contributing code

    You have some knowledge or experience with search and indexing platforms such as Solr or Elasticsearch

    If you feel that you meet some but not all the requirements, don’t let a confidence gap stop you from applying. Sometimes a list of qualifications can miss the elements that would most strengthen our team; we value the many different skills which make all of us unique.

    Closing Statement

    Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

    Tuition remission for Employees

    Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements

    Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

    Low-Cost Life Insurance

    Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans

    Paid Holidays Annually

    Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

    Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook

    Boston College conducts background checks including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.


  • Friday, October 15, 2021 7:31 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Temporary P/T Data Migration Project Archivist 

    (October 15, 2021)

    Position Title - Temporary P/T Data Migration Project Archivist

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

    Position Type - Part-time, term

    Bemefits - No

    Hourly wage range - $25 - $30

    POSTING DATE: October 15th, 2021

    JOB TITLE: Temporary Part-Time Data Migration Project Archivist


    SALARY AND COMPENSATION: $25 an hour, anticipated 20 hours per week


    The New York Transit Museum is hiring a Part-time Data Migration Project Archivist to help correct and complete digital records in the museum’s existing digital database which will be migrated into our new cloud-based storage software.

    The New York Transit Museum collects, preserves, and presents material relating to the region’s public transportation, past and present, focusing on the agencies of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and their predecessor companies. Established in 1976, the Transit Museum currently holds a collection of more than 4,300 cubic feet of historical records and approximately 8,000 artifacts, including historic vehicles.


    • Removing unused search terms, keywords, and other controlled vocabulary that has no

    records associated with it

    • Attaching media to records, such as scans, PDF files, and Word documents
    • Completing and improving container lists
    • Ensuring accession and temporary custody records are as complete as possible
    • Ensuring custom fields adhere to the standard character count
    • Making sure all records have an “Object Name” field that is populated with the correct


    • Correct misspellings and improperly formatted terms in controlled vocabularies
    • Ensuring all records are associated with an accession number
    • Initiate and manage authority control, quality control and review of system records
    • Establishing best practices, standards, and review of cataloging procedures for digital



    • Must be knowledgeable and experienced with PastPerfect Museum Software
    • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in museum studies, library &

    information studies, archival studies, history, or closely related field preferred

    • Knowledge of best practices in handling and preservation of archival material
    • Experience with digital collections required
    • Knowledge of archival metadata standards and authorities such as DACS, and LCSH
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills
    • Other skills include Microsoft Office, Photoshop, and familiarity with Collection

    Management Systems

    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills, and impeccable attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently


    The New York Transit Museum is the largest museum in the United States devoted to urban public transportation history, and one of the premier institutions of its kind in the world. The Museum explores the development of the greater New York metropolitan region through the presentation of exhibitions, tours, educational programs, and workshops dealing with the cultural, social, and technological history of public transportation. Since its inception 40 years ago, the Museum, housed in a historic 1936 IND subway station in Downtown Brooklyn, has grown in scope and popularity. As custodian and interpreter of the region's extensive public transportation networks, the Museum strives to share, through its public programs, this rich and vibrant history with local, regional, and international audiences.


    Qualified individuals interested in this position must apply by e-mail. Resume and cover letter should be sent as .doc or PDF to Daniel Brenner, Acting Collections Manager: daniel.brenner@nyct.com. Please specify subject heading as Data Migration Project Archivist. Due to high volume of applicants, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, October 29th, 2021

    Friends of the New York Transit Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

    The New York Transit Museum is fully committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital/familial/partnership/caregiver status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and/or sex offenses, or any legally protected basis. The museum welcomes and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.


  • Sunday, October 10, 2021 7:04 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    University Archivist
    (October 10, 2021)

    Position Title - University Archivist

    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

    Binghamton University Libraries invite applications from experienced, motivated, skilled, imaginative and highly organized archives professionals for a full-time University Archivist position. The University Archivist will be responsible for providing collection management, reference, instruction and outreach services for the University Archives and associated collections, and serve as an advisor on the University’s history. The archivist will liaise with administrative departments, student groups, alumni, and faculty, facilitate the acquisition, arrangement, and description of collections, and ensure their discoverability and access. They will support teaching and research using these materials. The successful candidate will oversee and coordinate the processing work of staff, students, and interns. The position is an SL-3 professional line working within the Special Collections Department.

    Salary: $55,000 minimum or commensurate with experience

    Application Deadline: Open until filled

    For the full description of position responsibilities and requirements and to apply, visit the Binghamton University careers website.

    Interested candidates must apply online.


  • Monday, September 27, 2021 7:53 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Archives Manager

    (September 27, 2021)

    Position Title - Archives Manager

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

    Position Type - Part-time,permanent

    Benefits - No

    Hourly wage range - $20 - $25

    About Us:

    R & Company is the pre-eminent design gallery in New York City, representing contemporary artists as well as a wealth of important vintage furniture and design objects. The gallery presents 7-10 exhibitions annually in its Tribeca locations and participates in international design fairs in the United States and abroad.

    Within R & Company, we hold an important and extensive non-circulating library and archival collection, covering the history of art, design, and architecture from circa 1900 to the present. The general library includes many rare and out-of-print titles, with specialties in international design overviews from 1950-60, period pamphlets, and catalogs. In the archives and special collections, R & Company holds a significant range of materials, such as the estate of Greta Magnusson Grossman, a drawings collection, a vast collection of periodicals, photographs, and ephemera, an AV media collection, and many other rare resources related to the history of modern design.

    Position summary:

    R & Company seeks an inquisitive and collaborative individual to serve as Archives Manager to the gallery’s library and archives. Qualified candidates will have experience processing archival materials, appropriate knowledge and practiced application of archival theory and best practices.


    - Manage processing, digitalization, and storage of archival materials

    - Review and update information for archived items

    - Prepare finding aids for internal and external users

    - Schedule, welcome, and assist researchers by appointment

    - Purchase and index new books for the R library

    - Perform an annual audit of the library and the archives

    - Oversee loans of archival material for museum exhibitions

    - Respond to rights and reproduction requests for image inquiries

    Required qualifications:

    - Master’s degree from an accredited college in library science, archives management, or a related field; or a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and at least one year full-time professional experience in archival, records management, or library work

    - Advanced organizational skills and excellent attention to detail

    - Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team and independently

    - Capable of lifting cartons up to 40 pounds

    Preferred qualifications:

    - Familiarity and interest in design history

    - Experience in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign

    - Experience in FileMaker

    - Ability to restore paper works

    Position details:

    This is a part-time position (15-20 hours per week, flexible during weekdays and eventual Saturdays). Compensation is $25/hour.

    To apply:

    Please email cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references addressed to Mina Warchavchik Hugerth, Director of Archives and Publications: archives@r-and-company.com. Candidates will be contacted for interviews. No phone call please. R & Company is an equal opportunity employer.

    The start date is November 15.


  • Wednesday, September 22, 2021 5:22 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Historian of Life Sciences

    (September 22, 2021)

    Position Title - Historian of Life Sciences

    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 - $66,000 - $75,000

    The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives, with the support of the Goelet Family Trust, seeks to fill a two-year Historian of Sciences position (with a possibility of extension) to assess historical collections of original materials in our Archive, participate in writing grants for history of science projects, and contribute to the activities of our Center for Humanities & History of Modern Biology.

    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has been home to research in the life sciences since 1890 and the CSHL Archives (https://www.cshl.edu/archives/) houses a rich repository of materials documenting this work. In addition, the collection includes materials relating to the development of molecular biology and genetics, among them are the papers of major figures in recent development of genetics, for example, those of Sydney Brenner, Carol Greider, Matthew Meselson and James Watson. These materials provide deep insight into the history of molecular biology, genetics, and biotechnology.

    We are focused on creating a “living history” of important aspects of molecular biology and genetics research that blend the traditional discussions of current scientific research with lectures on the history of science; scholarly works; using our collections in public exhibitions; and scientific meetings in which the pioneers of the field interact with the current scientific community.

    The Center for Humanities and the History of Modern Biology promotes humanistic understandings of modern biology and medicine and offers a variety of educational programs. We organize public events, host virtual and physical exhibitions, and create and publish resources for popular and scholarly audiences.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    - Survey the Archives’ collections and assess their historical, cultural, and scientific importance and contribute to expansion of the Guide to the CSHL Historical Collections.

    - Participate in collective planning for the Archives and the CSHL Center for Humanities & History of Modern Biology and in writing grant applications to support these plans.

    - Contribute to the activities of the Center by participating in the educational programs

    - Presenting scholarly talks at meetings and preparing publications that highlight the contents of the CSHL collection, and carry out research

    - Develop college-level teaching materials that employ CSHL historical collections.

    Education: a Ph.D. in History of Science (or a related field) is required.

    Experience: 1-3 years of professional experience. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in life sciences. Experience in writing for both general and scholarly audiences is required.

    Required skills: Historical research and analysis. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience applying for grants and/or fellowships.

    Please apply for the position via the CSHL careers website at:


    Position Number 00492-E

    Applications will be reviewed as soon as they arrive. We hope to appoint the chosen candidate as soon as they are available.

    For any questions about the position, please email Ludmila Pollock, Executive Director of CSHL Library and Archives.

    We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

    The CSHL Archives ( http://library.cshl.edu/archives ) has been recognized consistently over the last three decades through substantial support from our institution, government agencies, foundations, and private donors for its programs and projects. Through this generous support, we have been able to preserve our collections, create exhibitions, initiate and successfully complete many digital projects, and develop outstanding educational and academic programs.

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

    You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory, except in instances where you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance that is contrary to receiving the vaccine. 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.

    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.

    VEVRAA Federal Contractor

  • Sunday, September 05, 2021 4:22 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Oskar Diethelm Library Fall Internship 

    (September 5, 2021)

    Position Title - Oskar Diethelm Library Fall Internship

    Supervisor Title (All student, intern, and volunteer position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Special Collections Librarian and Archivist

    Position Type - Unpaid Internship

    Does this position satisfy requirements for course credits? - Yes

    Hourly wage range - This is an unpaid internship or volunteer position

    Oskar Diethelm Library Internship

    The Oskar Diethelm Library at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City is seeking an intern for the Fall 2021 semester.

    Founded in 1936, the Diethelm Library houses, preserves, and provides access to printed books and serials, archives and manuscripts, photographs, prints, sound and video recordings, and other ephemera and is part of Weill Cornell Medical College's DeWitt Wallace Institute of Psychiatry: History, Policy, & the Arts. The library’s rare book collection contains approximately 35,000 titles dating back to the 15th century dealing with psychiatry, psychology, psychoanalysis, mesmerism, spiritualism, phrenology, witchcraft, and related topics. World-renowned individuals and organizations are represented in the approximately 1500 linear feet of archives, including Donald W. Winnicott, Thomas Salmon, and the American Psychoanalytic Association. See https://psychiatry.weill.cornell.edu/research-institutes/dewitt-wallace-institute-psychiatry/oskar-diethelm-library to learn more about the library.

    A variety of projects are currently available at the library, depending on the interests of the intern; these include:

    -creating an EAD finding aid through the Empire ADC system for an unprocessed collection (https://www.empireadc.org/search/repositories/nnod?name1=Archives+and+Manuscripts&type1=2Active)

    -cataloging rare books and journals in WorldCat and the Surpass book catalog (https://oskardiethelm.library.site/)

    -cataloging and digitizing asylum reports

    Prospective interns should be enrolled in an advanced degree program in Library and Information Science or Archival Administration. Previous experience in libraries or archives is preferred, but not required. Reliability, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently are essential. The internship will be on weekdays between 9am to 5pm, at least 6 hours per week preferred, and COVID-19 vaccination is required. A travel stipend will be provided, and the internship can be done for course credit.

    Please email a statement of interest and resume to:

    Nicole Topich

    Special Collections Librarian and Archivist


    Oskar Diethelm Library

    Weill Cornell Medical College

    525 E. 68th Street

    New York, NY 10065


  • Monday, August 30, 2021 9:29 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Executive Director/Archivist

    (August 30, 2021)

    Position Title - Executive Director/Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - President, Century Association Archives Foundation

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

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

    Executive Director/Archivist

    The Century Association Archives Foundation

    7 West 43rd Street

    New York, New York 10036

    The foundation (https://centuryarchives.org/) an independent 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit entity supported by contributions, serves the public interest by being the custodian of the documentary history of the Century Association, a club founded in 1847 whose membership is characterized by a significant personal affinity with the arts, and continues to include leaders in cultural, civic and scientific affairs. The collections feature correspondence, minutes of meetings, records of programs, archival drawings, photographs and film; some works of art by members, ephemera and other entries. Taken together, these materials offer a rich and ever-expanding portrait of life at the association over its almost 175-year history.

    Under the direction of the President of the Century Association Archives Foundation and its Board of Trustees, the Executive Director/Archivist conducts the foundation’s day-to-day activities to the benefit of the general public as well as the members and staff of the Century Association.

    The Executive Director/Archivist manages the archival collections and provides access to them for the association’s members and the general public, in particular such researchers as historians, biographers, critics, journalists and others interested in the members’ contributions to their fields of endeavor.

    The Executive Director/Archivist:

    -oversees and manages the foundation’s office and collections.

    -collects, processes and preserves archival material as defined by the foundation’s custodial agreement with the Century Association.

    -determines priorities for processing Association records; creates collections, finding aids and takes inventories.

    -digitizes archival material and ensures public access via the foundation’s website.

    -maintains, improves and adds information to existing data bases.

    -responds to reference queries and provides remote or physical access to relevant records as appropriate.

    -plans and leads the development and maintenance of the foundation’s website.

    -reports regularly to the foundation’s Board of Trustees on finances, activities and plans, programs and service enhancements.

    -assists the Century Association with archives-related programs, publications and exhibitions.

    -participates in planning and executing fundraising programs, events and activities.

    -maintains the foundation’s financial accounts, including recording and acknowledging donations, regularly filing financial and tax-related documents and other record-keeping required of a 501 (c) (3) entity.

    -operates and is responsible for the occasional maintenance and software upgrades of a Bookeye scanner.

    -lifts waist-high or moves boxes and objects of up to 40 pounds within the repository.

    -participates in professional development organizations and activities, attends conferences and maintains contacts with colleagues in similar institutions.

    -supervises, when warranted, volunteers, interns and part-time assistants.

    -assumes other related responsibilities, when necessary.

    Requirements and Qualifications:

    Experience and Skills

    -Five years of professional experience in an archives or special collections library.

    -Strong oral and written communications skills.

    -Demonstrated knowledge of Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), Encoded Archival Description (EAD) and other professional standards.

    Educational Credentials:

    MS in Information/Library Science, or MA in History with Archival Management Certificate.


    $70,000-$75,000/year plus benefits


    Please respond to Linda Seckelson, Secretary of the Board, The Century Association Archives Foundation, seckelson@gmail.com


    To Apply please sent Resume, cover letter to seckelson@gmail.com

  • Tuesday, August 24, 2021 7:14 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Ruth Bass Archives Internship 

    (August 24, 2021)

    Position Title - Ruth Bass Archives Internship

    Supervisor Title (All student, intern, and volunteer position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Head of Archives

    Position Type - Unpaid Internship

    Does this position satisfy requirements for course credits? - Yes

    Hourly wage range - This is an unpaid internship or volunteer position

    Internship at Bronx Community College Archives

    The Bronx Community College Archives seeks applications for a part-time, unpaid intern to work with the Archives beginning in Fall 2021. The collection consists of 10 linear feet containing papers and objects, (medallions, plaques, busts, newsprint, etc.) bequeathed by the family of Dr. Ruth Bass, former Chair of Bronx Community College’s Department of Art and Music. Materials found include memoranda and personal correspondence, art publications, research files, publicity materials, and more.

    The intern will report to the Archivist of the BCC Archives & Special Collections, a unit of Library. Assisted by a student worker from college, the Intern will work on processing prioritized record groups and series, and assist in producing a finding aid that will be made available to researchers and the general public.

    The intern’s duties will include:

    Processing collection utilizing MPLP approach and rehousing material in new archival folders and boxes.

    Address basic physical preservation needs and make recommendations for

    materials requiring further conservation work.

    Provide description and enter into CMS for finding aid, in accordance with DACS and other professional standards.

    Prepare materials for potential exhibit, time permitting.

    Prospective interns should be currently enrolled in or have recently completed a graduate program focusing on archival practice and be familiar with the basic tenets of archival processing and digitization, as well as being able to provide research services. Technical requirements include MS Office; CMS and other non-proprietary database knowledge are encouraged.

    Spring internships require a minimum commitment of 2 days per week. Can provide academic credit.

    Prospective applicants please email a cover letter, resume, list of relevant coursework, and names of three professional/academic references to: Cynthia.Tobar [at]bcc.cuny.edu (with “Bass Archives Internship” in the subject line) no later than September 29, 2021.


  • Tuesday, August 17, 2021 7:18 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Project Archivist 

    (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.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    -Demonstrated experience processing and/or accessioning complex archival collections.

    -Knowledge of digital file formats and digital preservation concerns.

    -Bachelor’s Degree.

    -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)

    Please email a cover letter and resume to David Mezick: dmezick@lagcc.cuny.edu


    To Apply: Please send Cover letter and resume to dmezick@lagcc.cuny.edu

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