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Tuesday, July 19, 2022 7:43 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

TEMPORARY PART-TIME ARCHIVIST 

(July 19, 2022)

Position Title - TEMPORARY PART-TIME ARCHIVIST

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

Position Type - Part-time, term

Benefits - No

Hourly wage range - $31 - $35

Reporting to the Library Director but working under the direction of the Archives Librarian, the Temporary Part-Time Archivist works on-site 20 hours week and participates in all aspects of archival services, including processing physical and digital archival materials, digitizing materials for web hosting, serving material to researchers, and conducting research for off-site patrons. Position begins September 1, 2022 and terminates December 15, 2022.

TEMPORARY PART-TIME ARCHIVIST

Posted On: July 19, 2022

Hours: Part Time

Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Library Director but working under the direction of the Archives Librarian, the Temporary Part-Time Archivist works on-site 20 hours week and participates in all aspects of archival services, including processing physical and digital archival materials, digitizing materials for web hosting, serving material to researchers, and conducting research for off-site patrons. Position begins September 1, 2022 and terminates December 15, 2022.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Arrange, describe, and otherwise process collections, as assigned by the Archives Librarian,

according to local and professional standards

  • Digitize and upload archival material using appropriate standards and metadata
  • Perform routine procedures to arrange for preservation of the materials
  • Compile, input and format data on collection material and collection activities
  • Coordinate and assist in collection-specific activities and functions
  • Serve as a support person for answering reference requests
  • Aid with other archives-related projects and activities as needed

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently, extremely reliable and dependable
  • Confidence working with web-based tools
  • Experience working with archival collections preferred
  • Experience with Collective Access, ArchivesSpace, and/or ExLibris ILS, preferred but not

required. Training will be provided.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's Degree required; MLIS candidates preferred

This is a unionized position.

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources

30 Cooper Square, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10003

Or email CV and cover letter to: hr@cooper.edu

https://cooper.edu/work/employment-opportunities/temporary-part-time-archivist



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