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Tuesday, August 09, 2022 9:24 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Staff Assistant - Archivist

(August 9, 2022)

Position Title - Staff Assistant - Archivist

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

Position Type - Full-time, permanent

Benefits - Yes

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

Under general supervision, an incumbent of this class is responsible for assisting in the identification of archival records stored at the County Archives and Records Center and in County Offices; evaluating the potential historical and other long-term uses of the records (legal, fiscal or administrative); and the transfer of selected records to the Archives facility. Responsibility also involves the preservation, description, arrangement and storage of documents. Work involves considerable contact with the public and public officials in locating information and conducting research in archival records. Supervision may be exercised over a small number of subordinate personnel and volunteers. Does related work as required.CSEA Job: Staff Assistant (Archivist)

Posted and filing deadline dates.

Posted: August 08, 2022Filing Deadline: August 19, 2022

Control No.

280-22

Title

Staff Assistant (Archivist)

Job Group

VIII

Class

C

If you apply for this job opening, your application (XD10 Form) must be submitted to the following location by the Filing Deadline: August 19, 2022 :

Mailing Location

Donna Montera

Department of Information Technology

(914) 995-4995

Mailto: ITJobs@westchestergov.com

Located in the Department of Information Technology – Elmsford: Under general supervision, an incumbent of this class is responsible for assisting in the identification of archival records stored at the County Archives and Records Center and in County Offices; evaluating the potential historical and other long-term uses of the records (legal, fiscal or administrative); and the transfer of selected records to the Archives facility. Responsibility also involves the preservation, description, arrangement and storage of documents. Work involves considerable contact with the public and public officials in locating information and conducting research in archival records. Supervision may be exercised over a small number of subordinate personnel and volunteers. Does related work as required.

Required

A Bachelor's Degree and one year of experience where the primary function of the position was in the identification and description of documents for archiving, or working with a manuscript collection in a library or other educational or government facility.

Substitutions

A Master’s Degree in History or Library Science may be substituted for the one year of experience; and a certificate in Archiving may be substituted for six months of the experience.

Notes

(1) The number of years of experience required in the minimum qualifications is based upon the presumption of full-time employment. Part-time experience will be prorated based on a 35 hour workweek. (2) Verified and documented volunteer (unpaid) experience will only be credited when specifically allowed by the job description or examination announcement.

Special Notes

Education beyond the secondary level must be from an institution recognized or accredited by the Board of Regents of the New York State Department of Education as a post-secondary, degree-granting institution.

Filing an application for a posting does not substitute or relieve you of the requirement to file appropriate application and fee when the civil service exam may be announced.

Salary: $56,070 - $69,890

Submit: Application (XD-10)

Include the control number of this job posting on your application (XD-10). An application fee is not required at this time. Please submit an application (XD-10).

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