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Sisters of St. Dominic of Blauvelt, NY

Thursday, May 20, 2021 6:13 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Archives Assistant(May 20, 2021)

Archives Assistant

Position Title - Archives Assistant

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

Position Type - Part-time, Permanent

Benefits - No

Hourly wage range - $20 - $25

The Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt are seeking a part time Archives Assistant. The assistant will have the opportunity to engage in historical research, as well as assist in digital preservation and records management initiatives.

Sisters of St. Dominic of Blauvelt, New York

Salary: $20-22/hr.

No benefits.

Position will be 20 hours a week between Monday and Friday.

Position Details:

  • Arrange and describe a series of archival files, performing minor conservation treatment as needed
  • Process archival records according to current archival best practices
  • Create Finding aids on Archival content management system
  • Assist in making archived materials accessible to a wide range of users
  • Assist in records management initiatives
  • Assist in updating sister files (ensure preservation and maintain privacy and confidentiality of records according to canon and civil law)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution/ MLIS Preferred
  • Experience with Archival software required
  • Prior library, archives and/or museum experience preferred
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Advanced research skills
  • Good organizational skills essential
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision after initial training period
  • Capacity for learning Archival database software
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
  • Ability to lift and carry boxes weighing up to 40 lbs.

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to mpetrucci@opblauvelt.org

questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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