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Friday, October 30, 2009

F/T - Archivist - Winthrop Group

New York City

The Winthrop Group has an immediate opening for a qualified and
experienced archivist. This is a full-time position based in New York

Position Description

The Archivist will be responsible for a variety of tasks as a contributing
member of the Winthrop Group team. Tasks may include conducting surveys,
content appraisal, processing collections, producing needs-based
assessments, writing reports, data entry, creating finding aids or other
duties as required. The position will require knowledge of archival
theory, standards, and practice; demonstrated processing experience; and
familiarity with a variety of archival formats and electronic records and
the archival standards thereof. Due to heavy client interaction,
excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must.

In addition, the position will require

• MLS/MLIS from ALA accredited school
• two years experience and/or education in archives and records management
systems, information sciences
• excellent written and oral communication skills
• strong organizational skills and an ability to handle multiple tasks
with accuracy
• attention to detail
• strong work ethic
• a proven capacity for working both independently and as a team member
• flexibility and comfort in a variety of circumstances
• ability to move document and cubic foot boxes containing records without
assistance and occasionally to move up to 40 pounds unassisted
• familiarity and willingness to learn current descriptive standards, i.e.

Entrepreneurial spirit and sense of humor welcome!


Salary will be competitive and based on experience and level of
qualification. This is a full time position with a benefits package.

Contact Information

Please send a resume; a list of no fewer than three references including
names, titles, postal and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers to:
Benjamin Z. Brown
The Winthrop Group, Inc.
37 West 39th Street
Suite 501
New York, NY 10018.

Resumes and reference information will also be accepted by e-mail at

Deadline for submissions is the 6th of November 2009.

Originally posted on a library school listserv.