April, our current Associate Archivist, is expecting and will be leaving us at the end of the year to prepare for the birth of her second child. (Congratulations, April!) We're beginning the search for her successor.
General description: The Congregational Library and Archive seeks an experienced archivist for processing of both large and small collections. The Associate Archivist will be responsible for implementing work plans and arranging and describing archival collections according to professional standards, guidelines and procedures related to the appraisal, arrangement, accessioning, cataloging, description, preservation, access, use and de-accessioning of archival and manuscript collections. The Associate Archivist will provide reference and research assistance to those using the collections. The position will be responsible for creation and conversion of finding aids to the online environment, collaborating in digital preservation efforts, and promoting the digitization of archival resources. The Associate Archivist will also work closely with colleagues who are creating digital exhibits and managing born-digital material.
Schedule: Part-time (20-21 hours per week); Work Week (As scheduled M-F between 9AM-5PM); occasional evening or weekend hours; must be available beginning January 2012.
Read the complete job description on our website.
Application deadline: November 14, 2011
To apply: Send cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Claudette Newhall, Librarian
14 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108