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Saturday, March 20, 2010

P/T - Assistant Archivist - Mount Sinai Medical Center Archives

Position: Assistant Archivist (Part-time)
Mount Sinai Archives, New York, NY

The Mount Sinai Archives contains the archival records of The Mount
Sinai Hospital
, founded in 1852 as the Jews' Hospital in New York, Mount
Sinai School of Medicine

(1963- ), The Mount Sinai Hospital School of Nursing (1881-1971), and
The Mount Sinai Medical Center (1969- ).  The Archives also houses
manuscript collections of individuals associated with Mount Sinai.

Description: Assist in processing manuscript and institutional papers,
photographs, and oral histories relating to the Mount Sinai institutions
under the supervision of the Archivist.  Create and maintain finding
aids and databases.  Scan and catalog images according to Archives'
policies. Provide reference service in the absence of the Archivist.
Position is for 22.5 hours each week.  Excellent salary and includes

Qualifications:  Minimum of MA in history or library science, with
additional course work and practical experience in archival management
required.  Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, and
planning skills.  Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and
meet deadlines.  Ability and willingness to shift boxes weighing up to
40 lbs.  Familiarity with Windows environment and knowledge of Word and
database packages desirable.

Please send a resume, name of two references and a copy of a completed
finding aid to:

Barbara J. Niss
Mount Sinai Archives
Box 1102
1 Gustave L. Levy Pl.
New York, NY 10029-6574


Barbara J. Niss
Archives & Records Management Div.
Levy Library Box 1102
Mount Sinai Medical Center
1 Gustave L. Levy Pl.
New York, NY 10029-6574
(212) 241-7239
(212) 241-4925 (fax)