Chicago, IL: Assistant Archivist, Art Institute of Chicago

Appraise, arrange, process, apply basic conservation measures and provide intellectual access to large and small collections. Add accruals to existing collections; evaluate and reorganize existing collections to better facilitate access accordingly. Review and update existing EAD finding aids and encode new finding aids in EAD. Assist in the establishment, organization, creation, and application of metadata for new and existing collections. Assist patrons and researchers in … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Assistant Archivist, Art Institute of Chicago

Seattle, WA: Archives Specialist, King County Archives

Interview internal and external customers to establish and identify archival reference service’s needs; Provide information and training on obtaining archival records, the use of microfilm readers and printers, reading historical indexes and using online research tools to internal and external customers over the phone, in writing, and in person; Compose, review and edit documents and correspondence to ensure these conform to the appropriate use of … Continue reading Seattle, WA: Archives Specialist, King County Archives

Kennett Square, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Library and Archives Internship
Longwood Gardens, in the Philadelphia area

Longwood Gardens Library and Archives seeks a graduate level student in Library Science or Archival studies (or related equivalent) to gain experience in the operations and management of a special library and institutional archives. Recent graduates may also apply. Longwood Gardens is a public display garden located in Kennett Square, PA, 45 minutes southwest of Philadelphia.

The intern is immersed in each section of the unit—Library, Digital Gallery, Archives, and (depending on a particular project) Plant Records. He/she works on a variety of assigned projects as part of a team to achieve the unit’s goals in supporting Longwood Gardens’ mission. Currently, unit goals are focused on developing robust intellectual control and access across all collections. This is a 40 hour per week, paid position with optional free housing (a taxable benefit). Continue reading “Kennett Square, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens”

Chicago, IL: Digital Archivist, The Historymakers

Process, arrange and catalog the current collection of videotaped and born-digital oral history interviews(each interview averages 3-6 hours in length and send them to the Library of Congress, The HistoryMakers permanent repository; Adhere to The HistoryMakers policies and procedures for managing born-digital materials for ingest, storage, preservation, organization, description, and access. Manage The HistoryMakers digital collections in accordance with its already established metadata schema, controlled … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Digital Archivist, The Historymakers

Sacramento, CA: Assistant Division Chief & Deputy State Archivist, California State Archives

Streamlining and automating public services to increase the ease for which customers can do business with the Division. Establishing and maintaining contacts with the Legislature, Governor’s Office, state and local government agencies, and other external organizations. Supervising, directing, mentoring, coaching, and evaluating the performance of staff. Coordinating division-wide training, teambuilding, onboarding, and employee recognition. Ensuring staff accurately complete and execute Division contracts, procurement, and statements … Continue reading Sacramento, CA: Assistant Division Chief & Deputy State Archivist, California State Archives

Sacramento, CA: Records Management & Appraisal Unit Manager, California State Archives

Streamlining and automating statewide records management forms, training, and reporting. Establishing and maintaining contacts with state and local agencies, the Legislature, Governor’s Office, and other external organization. Supervising, directing, mentoring, coaching, and evaluating the performance of staff. Overseeing daily operations of the Records Management and Appraisal Unit, which is comprised of the California Records and Information Management (CalRIM) Unit and State Records Appraisal Program (SRAP). … Continue reading Sacramento, CA: Records Management & Appraisal Unit Manager, California State Archives

Seattle, WA: Assistant Archivist, King County Archives

Update Archives collection management system by inputting basic description and physical holdings information. Develop and revise public outreach content (e.g., archives blog, social media accounts, fairs, etc.). Develop and oversee processing projects for interns and volunteers. Assist in migration of analog audio-visual materials to digital formats for archival preservation. Process and describe archival records, both physical and electronic. Assist with intake of accessions into the … Continue reading Seattle, WA: Assistant Archivist, King County Archives

Cambridge, MA: Architectural Records Processing Archivist, Harvard’s Property Information Resource Center

Appraises new acquisitions of drawings and maps and communicates potential issues with Archives Manager in a timely manner. Undertakes the physical and intellectual organization of architectural drawings and maps (both analog and digital) and related construction project documentation. Performs original item-level cataloging/classification of materials in the collection management system (TMS). Houses, labels, and otherwise prepares collections for storage and research use following office guidelines. Identifies … Continue reading Cambridge, MA: Architectural Records Processing Archivist, Harvard’s Property Information Resource Center

Remote (based anywhere in Europe): Project Manager (30 month project), Pharos, International Consortium of Photo Archives

Serve as the primary liaison between the Principal Investigator, the User Advisory Group Chair, Technical Architect, institutional stakeholders, and external contractors. Coordinate schedules and work for contractors, ensuring on-time delivery. Identify and mitigate project risks. Organize communication, including scheduling meetings. Project reporting and close-out. Assist in drafting specifications. Review all work and verify that is meets specifications. Create and maintain documentation throughout the project. Disseminate … Continue reading Remote (based anywhere in Europe): Project Manager (30 month project), Pharos, International Consortium of Photo Archives