Archivest - Institute for Advanced Study

The Archives Center staff is comprised of the Archivist and one other paraprofessional, who collaborate closely with one another to respond to internal and external requests as well as manage the accessioning and processing of collections, including the creation of finding aids. The incumbent will guide collection development efforts for the Archives, including soliciting Faculty for their papers and working with campus departments to transfer records.  Additional responsibilities includes tracking, documenting, and the preservation of art and artifacts, managing collections and digitization activities.  The Archivist will provide oversight for the ongoing Oral History Project; coordinate outreach efforts, including developing exhibits and making presentations to relevant internal and external groups. The Archivist also works with Director’s Office staff and communicates developments over the academic year as well as hires and manages paid summer interns.


The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree, preferably from an ALA-accredited program in library, information, or archival science, with at least two years of professional experience in archival work required.  Strong written and oral communication skills are essential as well as strong computer skills.  Knowledge of associated metadata standards for archives as well as demonstrated expertise with preservation and access techniques required. Some familiarity with DSpace or Archivists’ Toolkit  or Archives Space as well as knowledge of standards for digital imaging and metadata also preferred. Familiarity with some of the following Drupal, PastPerfect, EAD/XML.

Job Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
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