Corporate & Philanthropic Associate Archivist
Posted on Nov 15, 2018 by Western Reserve Historical Society
Corporate and Philanthropic Associate Archivist
Responsibility: Responsible to the Corporate and Philanthropic History Archivist for the assessment, inventorying, arrangement, description, processing, and preservation of archival materials for designated projects and clients.
Classification: This position is classified as part time, operational and is non-exempt from overtime compensation.
- Supports WRHS's strategic and operational priorities
- Creates and executes processing plans for projects. Arranges, processes, and preserves multi-format collections in accordance with best practices.
- Assist with other heritage management projects including digitization, oral histories, exhibit creation, and research.
- Describes collections accurately and appropriately in accompanying finding aids/collection guides
- Participates in the development, documentation, and implementation of standards for the Corporate and Philanthropic program
- Maintains professional standards in the work environment and with collections - with particular sensitivity to confidentiality and collection stewardship
- Creates metrics and reports for the Corporate and Philanthropic program
- Frequent travel and offsite work as well as occasional evening and weekend hours will be necessary
- Undertakes other duties as assigned by the Corporate and Philanthropic History Archivist
- Education: Bachelor's degree required. MLIS or library experience preferred.
- Experience: Two years of archival processing experience, with knowledge of archival processing standards, such as DACS, preferred
- Outstanding analytical, organizational, project, and time management skills, an acute attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
- Evidence of interest in professional and scholarly associations related to archives and/or libraries.
- Ability to be proactive, flexible, and collaborative in order to accomplish project goals
- Demonstrated proficiency and capability with information technology systems
- Knowledge of legal and ethical standards associated with archival and manuscript collections.
- Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
- Essential personal traits: exhibit integrity, tact, enthusiasm for the profession, and dependability
- Must possess a valid driver's license or means of reliable transportation and be willing to travel on a regular basis
- Completion of a background check and drug screening
Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stopping, and stretching-May require lifting up to 50 pounds.
To apply please submit your resume and cover letter (see below)
DEADLINE: November 21, 2018