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Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library

Thursday, February 22, 2024 8:43 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Archives Technician

(February 22, 2024)

Position Title - Archives Technician

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

Position Type - Full-time, permanent

Benefits - Yes

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


This position is part of the National Archives and Records Administration, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum. As an Archives Technician, you will perform non-professional, quasi-professional and technical work that supports access to archival holdings and physical and intellectual control over records. The work encompasses reference, researcher assistance and other customer services, processing, accessioning, arranging, describing, preserving, and reformatting of records.


As a Archives Technician, you will:

-Perform detailed and complex arrangement work following a plan (or guidance) approved by supervisor or team leader.

-Independently evaluate the physical condition of records in the course of other duties and alerts supervisor or other designated staff to condition problems that limit access or threaten the safety of records.

-Prepare online catalog descriptions of holdings at all levels according to NARA lifecycle standards, policies, and procedures.

-Greet visitors, assist with registration; conduct orientation briefings for onsite researchers, as required; and direct researchers to appropriate NARA resources as necessary.


For the GS-07, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service.

Specialized experience for this position is defined as:

- Using judgement and analysis to determine the proper course of action and steps needed to accomplish an assignment; AND

- Performing archival functions; such as monitoring, pulling and refiling records, reference, arrangement and description, holdings maintenance, etc.; AND

- Communicating or assisting various audiences.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement


Questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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