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  • Thursday, July 21, 2022 8:31 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Assistant Archivist 

    (July 21, 2022)

    Position Title - Assistant Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Donna Gloeckner. Ashton Wingate, Kayla Jenkins

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

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

    Assistant Archivist (NYC)-- early-career archivist / liberatory memory worker who will be involved in all aspects preserving & activating documentation of LDF's 82-year legacy of fighting for racial justice.

    The NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) is the country’s first and foremost civil and human rights law organization. Founded in 1940 under the leadership of Thurgood Marshall, who subsequently became the first Black U.S. Supreme Court Justice, LDF was launched at a time when the nation’s aspirations for equality and due process of law were stifled by widespread state-sponsored racial inequality. From that era to the present, LDF’s mission has been transformative–to achieve racial justice, equality, and an inclusive society.

    LDF’s litigation, policy advocacy, organizing, and public education programs in the substantive areas of criminal justice, economic justice, education and political participation seek to ensure the fundamental and basic human rights of all people to quality education, economic opportunity, the right to vote and fully participate in democracy, and the right to a fair and just judicial system. This work is undergirded by LDF’s Thurgood Marshall Institute (Institute), a multidisciplinary center within LDF that complements the organization’s traditional litigation, strengthening it through innovative research and publications, targeted advocacy, and public education campaigns.

    Housed within the Institute, the Archives and Records Department serves three major functions: building and managing an archival repository of LDF’s historic records, providing library services including research support, and coordinating the process by which records become part of the LDF Archives. LDF is undertaking a major effort to organize, preserve, digitize, and provide public access to a substantial portion of our 8,000 boxes of rich historical case files and institutional records. Under the supervision of the Manager, Archives, the Assistant Archivist will support general operations in the department, with a particular focus on archival processing and digital preservation.

    As of March 7, 2022, LDF transitioned to a hybrid work environment. Any candidate selected for this position should be prepared to work in the office location assigned at least two days per week.

    Responsibilities:

    Process archival collections according to professional and departmental standards, including rehousing, arranging, and describing materials;

    Prepare records for digitization, including minimal processing tasks, creating folder list registry for the digitization vendor, and compiling special instructions for fragile materials;

    Transfer digitized and born-digital records into Preservica using established workflows, assigning metadata to digitized items;

    Survey unprocessed case files and institutional records and update box-level descriptions in the FileTrail collection management database;

    Assist with background research for oral history interviews, and help review final interviews to identify content for use on the archives website;

    Curate collection items to include on the archives website;

    Maintain onsite Archives storage spaces and ensure the professional and secure storage and handling of collection materials;

    Support organization-wide information management initiatives, including a document management system implementation project;

    Facilitate pickups and deliveries of Archives boxes from offsite storage;

    Participate in the ongoing assessment and updating of departmental policies, procedures, and workflows in collaboration with other Archives staff;

    Assist LDF staff with archival research requests, including small in-house digitization projects;

    Occasional travel to LDF’s Washington, D.C. office; and

    Other responsibilities as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    Graduate degree in Library and Information Science or related field, including archival coursework;

    Demonstrated understanding of the basic principles of archival appraisal, arrangement and description, as well as current trends in digital archives;

    Experience with any of the following tools is a plus: Preservica, FileTrail, NetDocuments, Archive-It, and digital asset management systems;

    A collaborative, communicative, and adaptable approach;

    Commitment to the racial justice mission of LDF and civil rights.

    https://www.naacpldf.org/about-us/careers/assistant-archivist/

    Please submit resume/CV and Cover Letter to archives@naacpldf.org

  • Thursday, July 21, 2022 8:27 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Archives Project Manager 

    (July 21, 2022)

    Position Title - Archives Project Manager

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

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $76,000 - $85,000

    Archives Project Manager (NYC or Washington DC)-- experienced PMP, ideally with nonprofit or archives experience, to manage digitization, oral history, and website projects.

    The NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) is the country’s first and foremost civil and human rights law organization. Founded in 1940 under the leadership of Thurgood Marshall, who subsequently became the first Black U.S. Supreme Court Justice, LDF was launched at a time when the nation’s aspirations for equality and due process of law were stifled by widespread state-sponsored racial inequality. From that era to the present, LDF’s mission has been transformative–to achieve racial justice, equality, and an inclusive society.

    LDF’s litigation, policy advocacy, organizing, and public education programs in the substantive areas of criminal justice, economic justice, education and political participation seek to ensure the fundamental and basic human rights of all people to quality education, economic opportunity, the right to vote and fully participate in democracy, and the right to a fair and just judicial system. This work is undergirded by LDF’s Thurgood Marshall Institute, a multidisciplinary center within LDF that complements the organization’s traditional litigation, strengthening it through innovative research and publications, targeted advocacy, and public education campaigns.

    Housed within the Institute, the Archives and Records Department serves three major functions: building and managing an archival repository of LDF’s historic records, providing library services including research support, and coordinating the process by which records become part of the LDF Archives. LDF is undertaking a major effort to organize, preserve, digitize, and create a website featuring a substantial portion of our 8,000 boxes of rich historical case files and institutional records. LDF is also launching an oral history initiative. Under the supervision of the Director of Archives and Records, the Archives Project Manager keeps projects such as the digitization, website, and oral history projects on track by coordinating workflows among project teams, managing timelines, securing resources, monitoring budgets, facilitating meetings, and documenting progress.

    As of March 7, 2022, LDF transitioned to a hybrid work environment. Any candidate selected for this position should be prepared to work in the office location assigned at least two days per week.

    Responsibilities:

    Create long and short-term plans to ensure the projects meet their goals and deadlines;

    Assess risk and provide strategies to avoid or mitigate identified risks;

    Facilitate meetings related to the projects, including preparing the agenda, circulating materials, leading the conversation, and recording key takeaways and action items;

    Record and assign project tasks, deliverables, staff assignments and deadlines in appropriate project management tracking tool;

    Document and evaluate workflows/procedures for archival processing, digitization, document review, and website content creation;

    Provide progress reports for LDF leadership and funders;

    Assess project timelines and adjust and document when deliverable schedules change;

    With Archives team, manage relationships with project contractors, including the oral history partner, digitization vendor, and website vendor;

    Assist with recruiting Archives staff and contractors;

    Secure project tools and resources and ensure that they are used to the highest potential;

    Guide all project-related contracts through LDF’s contract review process;

    Liaise with other LDF departments including Communications, Development, and Litigation;

    Collaborate with the Library of Congress, which holds a portion of LDF’s archival records;

    Provide quality control review of all project deliverables;

    Guide periodic review of project goals;

    Lead project evaluations and assessments;

    Other responsibilities as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    Project Management Professional certification;

    5+ years of relevant experience, preferably managing projects in a non-profit setting;

    Bachelor’s degree and/or its equivalent;

    Commitment to the racial justice mission of LDF;

    Proven success working with all levels of management;

    Familiarity with civil rights history, archives, digital collections, and/or publication;

    Excellent written and oral communication skills;

    Experience coordinating and collaborating with colleagues from different departments and at different levels in the organization;

    Excellent organizational and project management skills, including risk assessment and attention to detail;

    Self-motivated and goal oriented, with the ability to work independently and with a team;

    Experience in legal or cultural heritage sectors preferred; and

    Experience with project management software preferred.

    This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts or requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. This description does not constitute a contract of employment and LDF may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.

    Please note that LDF requires all employees to be fully vaccinated, including a booster shot against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Accordingly, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated, including the booster shot against COVID-19, and submit proof of vaccination prior to the commencement of employment unless they qualify for a reasonable accommodation for bona fide medical or religious reasons.

    https://www.naacpldf.org/about-us/careers/archives-project-manager/

    Please submit resume/CV and cover letter to archives@naacpldf.org


  • Thursday, July 21, 2022 8:25 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Assistant Archivist 

    (July 21, 2022)

    Position Title - Assistant Archivist

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

    Position Type - Part-time, term

    Benefits - Yes

    Hourly wage range - $20 - $25

    Vacancy Announcement

    Job Title: Assistant Archivist (College Assistant) (Hourly – 1 Anticipated Vacancy)

    Location: LaGuardia Community College

    Full/Part Time: Part-Time

    Regular/Temporary: Temporary

    The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives was established in 1982 to collect, preserve, and make available primary materials documenting the social and political history of New York City. The Archives serves a broad array of researchers: journalists, students, scholars, exhibit planners and policy makers examining the history of Greater New York. The Archives also produces public programs exploring that history.

    The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives seeks to hire one part-time Assistant Archivist (College Assistant) to perform the following duties under the supervision of the Archivist:

    -Arrange, describe, and rehouse archival materials in a variety of formats. (This will include completing the processing of a prominent Women Journalist’s Papers.)

    -Perform preservation work as needed.

    -Assist with the accessioning of archival materials, including selecting, boxing, and moving records.

    -Perform various clerical, administrative, and/or other tasks as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    -High School diploma or GED

    Qualifications:

    -Demonstrated knowledge of current archival and/or records management practices.

    -Ability to collaborate as part of a team as well as work independently.

    -Ability to lift and move boxes up to 40 lbs.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    -Demonstrated experience processing and/or accessioning complex archival collections.

    -Knowledge of digital file formats and digital preservation concerns.

    -Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access).

    -Basic knowledge of New York City politics and/or political history.

    Application deadline: August 31, 2022

    Please email a cover letter and resume to David Mezick: dmezick@lagcc.cuny.edu


  • 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


  • Thursday, July 14, 2022 8:13 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Digitization/Cataloging Project Archivist 

    (July 14, 2022)

    Position Title - Digitization/Cataloging Project Archivist

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

    Position Type - Full-time, term

    Benefits - No

    Hourly wage range - $25 - $30

    The New York Transit Museum is seeking an experienced temporary grant-based Project Archivist to digitize and catalog approximately 2,000 historic photographic prints and negatives that depict construction for Contract 1, Sections 1 & 2; containing the earliest segments of the New York City subway system. The project will additionally include organizing roughly 594 boxes of 4x5 and 8x10 photographic negatives of subway construction images and creating an inventory.

    POSTING DATE: July 7th, 2022 JOB

    TITLE: Digitization/Cataloging Project Archivist

    POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 1

    SALARY AND COMPENSATION: $30 an hour, 37.5 hours per week for 46 weeks

    START DATE: August 1st, 2022

    SUMMARY: The New York Transit Museum is seeking an experienced temporary grant-based Project Archivist to digitize and catalog approximately 2,000 historic photographic prints and negatives that depict construction for Contract 1, Sections 1 & 2; containing the earliest segments of the New York City subway system. The project will additionally include organizing roughly 594 boxes of 4x5 and 8x10 photographic negatives of subway construction images and creating an inventory.

    This position will be 37.5 hours per week for 46 weeks. Work will be performed on-site at the archives in Downtown Brooklyn. Start date: August 1, 2022. Rate: $30/hour.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in museum studies, library & information studies, archival studies, history, or closely related field preferred
    • New York State Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises certification (M/WBE)
    • Experience using PastPerfect Museum Software (PastPerfect Web Edition is preferred)
    • Experience in digitizing negatives, contact sheets, and photographic prints; i.e. fragile materials
    • Knowledge of best practices in handling and preservation of archival material
    • Knowledge of archival metadata standards and authorities such as DACS, and LCSH
    • Other skills include Microsoft Office, Photoshop, and an overall familiarity with Collection Management Systems
    • Knowledge or interest in New York history, preferably transportation history
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills, and impeccable attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently

    APPLICATION: Qualified individuals interested in this position must apply by e-mail. Resume and cover letter should be sent as .doc or PDF to Daniel Brenner, Acting Collections Manager: daniel.brenner@nyct.com. Please specify subject heading as Digitization/Cataloging Project Archivist. Due to high volume of applicants, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, July 22nd, 2022

    https://www.nytransitmuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Digitization_Cataloging-Project-Archivist.pdf


  • Wednesday, July 06, 2022 8:53 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Digital Asset Management Coordinator 

    (July 6, 2022)

    Position Title - Digital Asset Management Coordinator

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

    Position Type - Full-time, permanet

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $45,000 - $55,000

    At Rockstar Games, we create world-class entertainment experiences.

    A career at Rockstar Games is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn, and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

    Rockstar Games is seeking a passionate Digital Asset Management Coordinator to join our Writing team. We are looking for individual that has a keen eye for detail to assist with curating and organizing Rockstar’s digital assets management system and internal wiki pages. This is a full-time position based out of Rockstar's unique NYC studio in Noho, Manhattan.

    WHAT WE DO

    The Rockstar Data Management team focuses on organizing, uploading, editing, and maintaining files in an auto-tagging, searchable, digital filing system.

    We’re also responsible for creating, cataloguing, and maintaining Rockstar’s internal Wikipedia, which is a comprehensive digital library of all aspects of our published games for internal reference use.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Catalogue digital assets and metadata & upload files on to our digital asset management using methodology established by the team.

    Ensure accuracy, quality, and consistency of digital assets and their metadata within the digital asset management system.

    Build out and maintain the pages on Rockstar’s internal Wikipedia including fact-checking and verifying information on existing pages.

    Provide first-level technical support to digital asset management system users.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Love and deep knowledge of Rockstar’s games & ability to play them.

    Minimum 1-year professional experience in a related field.

    Information stewardship, technology skills, creative & organizational skills to maintain digital asset databases.

    Previous experience working with digital asset management solution (e.g., OpenText Media Management, Adobe Experience Manager, Nuxeo Platform) preferred but not necessary.

    SKILLS

    Ability to work independently and track/report progress to supervisor.

    Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced setting.

    Ability to run basic programs, scan, compile data, manage files.

    Analytical skills and a systematic work approach.

    Project and time management skills.

    Detail oriented – proven eye for detail.

    Strong written communication skills.

    Strong ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize work.

    PLUSES

    Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

    Education/background/interest in library studies, info science, photography, arts.

    Experience with metadata taxonomy management, modelling, organization, and governance.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please apply with a resume and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the skills above. If we would like to move forward with your application, a Rockstar recruiter will reach out to you to explain next steps and guide you through the process.

    Rockstar is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to hiring, promoting, and compensating employees based on their qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities.

    If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, or race.

    https://www.rockstargames.com/careers/openings/position/5154909003


  • Wednesday, July 06, 2022 8:44 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Archives Director

    (July 6, 2022)

    Position Title - Archives Director

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

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $96,000 - $105,000

    The Archives Director oversees the Met’s collections of documents, photography, costumes, artwork, and other artifacts from its 139-year history. This includes responsibility for proper archival methods of categorization, organization, and conservation. The Archives Director will be expected to focus on the development of a plan for digitizing the existing collections and develop strategies for organizing born-digital assets that are currently accumulating. Familiarity with digital platforms suitable for institutional archives and experience of managing digitization projects are important priorities. The Archives Director is responsible for a team of two full-time staff and a team of volunteers.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    Oversight and organization of historically significant records.

    Collaboration with other internal departments and external users who require archives as an information resource.

    Management of departmental budget.

    Creation of a prioritized plan to digitize the collection incorporating recommendations on platforms required, accessibility needs and staffing requirements.

    Assist in writing funding proposals relevant to the archive, including the digitization project.

    Collaborate with Met internal teams and necessary consultants on Archive exhibitions, presentations, and website content.

    Establish best practices for professional archival management and conservation methods.

    Facilitate and guide research by academics, journalists, and writers.

    Skills & Qualifications:

    Advanced Degree in Archival or Library Science

    Experience in working with digitized collection management for an institution

    Strong analytical, verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills. Presentation skills preferred.

    Demonstrated ability to manage a team of staff and volunteers.

    Familiarity with opera

    Physical Demands:

    The Metropolitan Opera is a performance venue that requires employees working in the building to be fully vaccinated. Due to the nature of this role, you must be fully vaccinated and receive a COVID-19 booster shot, if you are eligible, at the time your employment is scheduled to start.

    Archives are in an enclosed space beneath the stage of the opera house and contain a climate -controlled room, rolling shelves and a separate office for the Archives Director

    Some bending will be required to access shelves plus occasional lifting of boxes of materials

    The Metropolitan Opera believes that diversity is critical to our success and growth as a leading performing arts institution and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.

    The Metropolitan Opera is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and existing employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship status, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

    https://jobs.lever.co/metopera/eac7a481-9cc0-4ace-b28e-97375db690b4


  • Thursday, June 23, 2022 9:48 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Library and Archival Services Solutions Architect and Subject Matter Expert

    (June 23, 2022)

    Position Title - Library and Archival Services Solutions Architect and Subject Matter Expert

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

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $96,000 - $105,000

    Iron Mountain Library and Archival Services is a new business within Iron Mountain that leverages the organization’s extensive capabilities and footprint to deliver new collection options for libraries and archives. Our team provides expert consulting to libraries helping with planning and execution of relocation projects, collections storage strategies, and digitization programs. The SME will represent the capabilities of Iron Mountain to libraries and the specific needs of libraries to our extensive Iron Mountain network.

    At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary. We build customer value around the world with a passion for preserving the physical, transforming the digital, and respecting the environmental. We pioneered the industry for global records and information management and have established some of the best customer relationships in the industry with 95% of the Fortune 1000 companies among our 225,000 loyal customers. Here, you’ll bring your expertise and creativity to a workplace that thrives on continuous improvement. Here, you’ll be part of a global workforce that embraces the differences among us. And here, we’ll encourage you to Climb Higher for the benefit of our customers and each other. There is so much more, but enough about us. We can’t wait to hear about YOU.

    At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary. We build customer value around the world with a passion for preserving the physical, transforming the digital, and respecting the environmental. We pioneered the industry for global records and information management and have established some of the best customer relationships in the industry with 95% of the Fortune 1000 companies among our 225,000 loyal customers. Here, you’ll bring your expertise and creativity to a workplace that thrives on continuous improvement. Here, you’ll be part of a global workforce that embraces the differences among us. And here, we’ll encourage you to Climb Higher for the benefit of our customers and each other. There is so much more, but enough about us. We can’t wait to hear about YOU.

    Iron Mountain Library and Archival Services is a new business within Iron Mountain that leverages the organization’s extensive capabilities and footprint to deliver new collection options for libraries and archives. Our team provides expert consulting to libraries helping with planning and execution of relocation projects, collections storage strategies, and digitization programs. The SME will represent the capabilities of Iron Mountain to libraries and the specific needs of libraries to our extensive Iron Mountain network. We are looking for candidates that have a broad background in libraries, archives or special collections, and are comfortable in a fast-paced and continually evolving business environment. This is an exciting, non-standard opportunity where the right person can grow their skills and their professional network.

    The Library and Archival Services Subject Matter Expert (SME) individual contributor role is a unique role to Iron Mountain with professional librarians and archivists in a sales solution architect function to help engage with customers and develop custom solutions.

    The ideal candidate will bring a deep understanding of library and archives collection management strategy and digital access approaches. This a dynamic hands-on role encompassing both academic and corporate business functions, driving growth within a new business through sales and solution delivery. It requires looking at new ways to solve established challenges in the library and archives community. This role is intrinsically linked with sales and operations. It also entails meeting and talking with many different constituencies on a daily basis and is ideally suited to those that enjoy socializing and engaging deeply for long hours. This is an ideal position for those who are comfortable with flexible and broad cross-functional thinking, innovation, and creativity. Up to 70% travel required.

    Work with customers to understand their needs and develop solution recommendations

    Engage with customers to open up new business opportunities

    Responsible for working closely with Iron Mountain sales professionals to drive Library and Archival Services sales to successful completion and generate revenue

    Collaborate with Iron Mountain operations and project teams to deliver solutions

    Use modeling tools to configure customized project and pricing models

    Develop proposals for delivery to customers

    Track sales success and collaboratively own development of sales pipeline for opportunities in the assigned SME geographic region

    Work with cross-functional teams to respond to RFPs and government bids

    Sales rep follow-up and Sales Support on Library Services opportunities

    Develop methodologies, workflows, and best practices for preservation level digitization practices

    Attend relevant library and archives conferences and marketing events to create and advance opportunities

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Background:

    Master’s Degree in Library Science

    5+ years experience working in a library, archives or special collections. Must have experience in academic research institutions. Corporate, government, public or private library and archives experience is highly beneficial.

    Skills:

    Superior interpersonal skills to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the company

    Proven capability to handle and balance a heavy workload with multiple competing priorities

    Ability to independently analyze problems and recommend solutions

    Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a team based environment and to regularly share knowledge and learnings

    Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize effectively as well as the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

    Deadline driven, and ability to work well under pressure

    Capability to handle change, including work reprioritization, strategic direction alterations, and the introduction of new approaches

    Strong verbal, presentation, and written communication skills

    A high degree of initiative and tolerance for considering new and unconventional approaches to collection management and conversion

    Ability to travel (up to 70%)

    Compliance Obligations:

    It is the responsibility of every Iron Mountain employee:

    to comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and company policies

    to exhibit ethical behavior in accordance with our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct

    to complete required training within the allotted time frame

    #li-remote

    Category: Product Management Group

    Iron Mountain is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit and hire applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor prohibited by law.

    To view the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law posters and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement, CLICK HERE

    Requisition: J0046753

    https://ironmountain.jobs/albany-ny/library-and-archival-services-solutions-architect-and-subject-matter-expert-for-the-uscanada-northeast-region/D724313946AC4A10B8F2595E4B3E4767/job/


  • Wednesday, June 22, 2022 9:55 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Archivist/Librarian 

    (June 22, 2022)

    Historic Huguenot Street

    Archivist/Librarian

    Job Description

    Updated with increased compensation

    Historic Huguenot Street (HHS), a 10-acre National Historic Landmark District in New Paltz, New York, is seeking a permanent, full-time Archivist/Librarian (A/L). The A/L manages archival collections and research library in support of HHS’s mission to “preserve a unique Hudson Valley Huguenot settlement and engage diverse audiences in the exploration of America’s multicultural past in order to understand the historical forces that shaped America.” www.huguenotstreet.org

    The Archivist/Librarian has primary responsibility for all aspects of the HHS Archives and Research Library. Major responsibilities include: the processing of archival collections; the creation and maintenance of databases, finding aids, and other tools facilitating discovery of, and access to, the holdings of the Archives and Library; responding to public and internal research requests; and writing and updating archives and records management policies (including record retention schedules and procedures). The A/L reports to the Director of Curatorial and Preservation Affairs (DCPA) and works closely with the Digital Librarian/Project Manager on a multi-year digitization project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The A/L also collaborates, as needed, with the HHS Collections Manager, Collections Assistant, Building and Grounds personnel, and other staff.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Archives and Library Management

    • Processes incoming gifts of archival and library materials, including completing and maintaining acquisitions paperwork and files, organizing materials, addressing re-housing needs, preparing finding aids, creating and updating records in Past Perfect, etc.
    • Adheres to best practices for archival handling and identifies condition concerns. Creates and maintains proper records for insurance and audit purposes relating to the Archives andLibrary. Recommends appropriate insurance coverages.
    • Coordinates meetings of the Archives Sub-Committee (ASC). Writes agenda and records minutes in consultation with the DCPA and the committee chairperson. Prepares reports and makes recommendations to the ASC concerning acquisitions for the Archives. Attends Collections Committee meetings and participates as needed.
    • Writes and updates policies relating to the Archives and Library and works with the DCPA, ASC, etc. for review and approval, such as collection management, rights/reproductions and usage fees, researcher guidelines, etc.
    • Works closely with the Digital Librarian/Project Manager (as well as volunteers and staff from partner institutions, as needed) to facilitate digitization of selections from the Archives (multi-year project funded by the NEH), including preparing archival manuscripts for transport to the conservation/digitization vendor and ensuring long-term preservation of the digital content resulting from the project.
    • Maintains order and performs housekeeping in archives and library storage areas (library books are loaned to internal staff only). Regularly reviews environmental and other conditions and reports to the DCPA. Collaborates with the Building and Grounds staff to address issues relating to environment, pests, etc.
    • Develops work plans and timelines for annual and project planning relating to the Archives and Library. Submits budget requests for supplies. Manages a modest budget for the purchase of library books.
    • Participates in curatorial planning and projects relating to overall collection care and management (risk assessments, emergency planning, environmental monitoring, etc.) Research, Access, and Exhibits
    • Responds to online, phone, and mail reference requests. Records statistics and other information concerning research requests.
    • Schedules appointments and assists on-site researchers at Historic Huguenot Street by explaining library and archival policy and guidelines, conducting reference interviews,identifying and retrieving research materials, photocopying documents, and monitoring the researcher.
    • Supervises student interns and volunteers in various library and archival tasks.
    • Writes social media posts relating to materials from the Archives about every six weeks.
    • Provides collaborative support to Curatorial, Programming, and other staff in relation to collection research, exhibits, program development, etc. Works with the DCPA and Collections Manager to develop online and physical exhibits highlighting the archival collections.

    Additional Responsibilities

    • Works with the HHS Business Manager and other administrative staff to ensure appropriate management, retention, and disposal of institutional records.
    • Participates in grant writing and fund development for projects relating to the Archives and Library by proposing projects, responding to questions from grant writers, providing content for applications, reviewing drafts, etc.
    • Performs additional tasks as assigned and ensures timely completion of all projects in consultation with the DCPA.

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library program with formal training in archival management and preservation or commensurate experience.
    • Two or more years’ professional experience working with archives and/or special collections preferred.
    • Knowledge of archival and library best practices, metadata standards, and workflows.
    • Fluency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office programs.
    • Experience with collection management systems (HHS uses Past Perfect).
    • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail.
    • Strong time management skills and ability to plan, implement, and respond to research requests and complete projects independently, without intensive supervision.
    • Excellent writing and speaking skills in English.
    • Experience reading hand-written script and transcribing original documents.
    • Ability to work professionally and collegially with others.
    • Interest and knowledge of early American history helpful. Familiarity with Hudson Valley and Ulster County history is desirable.
    • Experience with genealogical research desirable.
    • Experience with digital projects in a library, archive, or museum preferred.
    • Experience with CONTENTdm or another digital asset management system is helpful.
    • Reading knowledge of French and/or Dutch languages is a plus, but not required.
    • Due to the responsibilities of the position and the nature of the HHS site, physical demands include the ability to lift 20 pounds, climb step stools/small ladders, climb stairs, walk the distance of site and navigate uneven ground and stone pathways.
    • Valid NYS driver’s license and personal vehicle helpful.

    HOURS, SALARY, AND BENEFITS

    This is a full-time, non-exempt (hourly) position at $20-21 per hour and requires onsite work. Hours are 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday with occasional evening/weekend hours for special events and deadlines. HHS offers a generous package of paid holidays, vacation, personal, and sick time, and contributes to group health insurance. Other benefits are available.

    TO APPLY

    Applications will be reviewed immediately (via email only) and are encouraged by July 15, 2022. Please send the following via email to in a single PDF document:

    1) a letter of interest (discussing how your experience and knowledge relate to the responsibilities of the position described above),

    2) resume

    3) list of three references to Josephine Bloodgood, HHS Director of Curatorial & Preservation collections@huguenotstreet.org (no phone calls, please)


  • Thursday, June 16, 2022 5:08 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    FT Librarian/Archivist

    (June 16, 2022)

    Position Title - FT Librarian/Archivist

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

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $45,000 - $55,000

    FULL-TIME LIBRARIAN/ARCHIVIST

    The East Hampton Library is seeking a full-time Librarian/Archivist or trainee to work in the

    Long Island Collection, a special collection and archive dedicated to the history and people of Long Island. The Long Island Collection is committed to digitizing our large manuscript collections and providing exceptional reference service to our patrons.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Primary responsibilities are local history reference and digitization. Additional responsibilities include the arrangement and description of archival materials and periodic clerical work. This job also includes contributing to efforts to highlight the collection through community outreach, writing a weekly email newsletter, and assisting with occasional events and displays.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Candidates must hold a Master of Library Science degree from an accredited library school or be enrolled in an accredited MLS program.
    • Archival certificate, special collections concentration, or equivalent experience.
    • Candidates must be able to lift 20 pounds
    • Must be attentive to details and able work independently
    • Ability to work courteously with co-workers and patrons both in-person and via telephone
    • Comfortable working with office equipment, such as copiers and scanners.
    • Basic computer skills including the use of: Google Documents, Gmail, Microsoft Office
    • The East Hampton Library requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Project management skills are a plus.
    • Familiarity with Sierra, Photoshop, and/or digital asset management software (such as Preservica, ContentDM, PastPerfect, Omeka, etc.) and/or Sierra is a plus.
    • Knowledge or experience with Long Island history is preferred.

    HOURS AND WAGE:

    35 hours per week; salary commensurate on experience, salary range reflects starting salary.

    TO APPLY:

    Send resume and cover letter to andrea@easthamptonlibrary.org.

    http://easthamptonlibrary.org/about/employment/



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