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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:36 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Associate Archivist of Archival Processing 

(May 11, 2021)

Position Title - Associate Archivist of Archival Processing

Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Director, The New School Archives and Special Collections

Position Type - Full-time, permanent

Benefits - Yes

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

The New School Archives and Special Collections (ASC) seeks an Associate Archivist of Archival Processing to assume a broad range of responsibilities in the archives, with a focus on all aspects of archival processing. This is an exciting opportunity for an archivist with 2-3 years in the profession interested in a core role in the operations of a busy university archives.

Reporting to the director of the ASC and working closely with the associate archivist (a tandem position with a focus on research and instruction) and assistant director of digital archives, the Associate Archivist of Archival Processing will establish workflows and oversee appraisal, accessioning, and processing procedures, and take a lead role in contributing to policy on new processing initiatives.

From present until end of Fall term 2021, Associate Archivist will work a hybrid home/in-archives schedule, with a schedule to be determined based upon university guidelines, national health directives, and departmental requirements. Schedule will be reassessed at end of Fall term 2021.

Minimum Qualifications:

● Master’s degree program in archival studies, Library or Information Science from ALA-accredited institution, with focus on archival studies, or equivalent.

● Superior written and oral communication skills.

● 2-3 years experience working in established archives (not including in-school internships), with supervisory experience, extensive experience processing physical collections, and familiarity with procedures for processing born-digital collections.

For details about position and additional qualifications, see https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/19701

questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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