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Sunday, March 31, 2024 10:24 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Project Archivist (temporary)

(March 31, 2024)

Position Title - Project Archivist (temporary)

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

Position Type - Full-time, term

Benefits - No

Hourly wage range - $46 - $50

The project archivist will elaborate and support the general inventory, preserve, and enhance the archives collection. Their main mission is to preserve and enhance the historical archives by creating detailed inventories and finding aids for selected collections. The project archivist will report to the Senior Manager, Archives.


  • Arrange and describe archival collections of workshop plasters, ledgers, and photobooks.
  • Create finding aids.
  • Rehouse collections and perform other basic preservation tasks as needed.


  • 3+ years of relevant experience.
  • Master’s degree in museum studies, library & information science, archival studies, history or a closely related field.
  • Experience working with archival and/or museum collections creating descriptive records for archival collections.
  • Skilled in processing, cataloging, digitizing collections and creating finding aids.
  • Knowledge of best practices in handling and preservation of archival material.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office, Photoshop.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to lift and move 40lb boxes on and off shelves.

To Apply please send resume to elyse.koh@vancleefarpels.com

Questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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