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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

(Temp) F/T - Records Technicians (NY)

Records Technicians (Maspeth, Queens, New York)
Full-Time, Temporary 4 month position– Start date September 5, 2013

History Associates has an immediate need for three Records Technicians to conduct a records inventory for a large corporation in NYC. We are seeking individuals in the New York Metropolitan area.

This is a perfect opportunity for a current MLS/MLIS student or recent graduate looking to gain hands on records management experience. The work will be performed at a records warehouse accessible by mass transit. The project will be supervised by an onsite archivist.

Job Responsibilities:

Conduct records survey of 13,000 boxes of records
Undertake records analysis and apply records schedules
Record disposition in tracking database
Prepare materials for destruction

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree or current enrollment in a library science master’s program, or that of a related discipline with degree concentration in archival/records management studies or supplemented by archival/records management courses, seminars, or practica
General experience in records management activities that may include records scheduling and implementing file classification plans
Ability to interpret records and apply retention schedules
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, schedule, and organize work
Ability to work to a production-based schedule
Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others, set goals, and prioritize work
Ability to work independently and to exercise discretion, initiative, and judgment
Excellent oral communication skills
Experience with MS Access, Excel, and Word

Compensation: $15.00per hour. Position is not eligible for benefits or paid leave.

History Associates is an equal opportunity employer

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume names and phone numbers/email addresses of three references to:
History Associates Incorporated
Attn: Doris Miles, Director of Personnel
300 N. Stonestreet Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850

Incomplete packages will not be considered.