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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

F/T - Archives Analyst, JP Morgan Chase (NY)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is seeking an Archives Analyst for its Corporate History Program. The position is located in New York City.  
Since 1975, the Corporate History Program has advanced the firm’s legacy by collecting and preserving historical materials of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co and its more than 1,200 predecessor institutions.  Our records trace the remarkable origins, developments, and achievements that reach back more than 200 years to our earliest financial institution founded in 1799.   Our many well-known heritage banks include J.P. Morgan & Co., The Chase Manhattan Bank, Bank One, Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co., Chemical Bank, The First National Bank of Chicago and National Bank of Detroit, each closely tied in its time to innovations in finance and the growth of the U.S. and global economies.
Summary Statement
Report to the program Director and primarily support key projects and programs initiated by the lines of business and as determined by the Director. 
Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities
  • Ability to assist in all levels of generating a digitization project from the selection of materials, prep work, quality check, and selection and use of database software.
  • Proven writing skills that demonstrate an excellent command of writing and grammar proficiency to develop content for new exhibitions, social media, program website, installation captions, brochures and more.
  • Provide research services to employees at all levels and all functions and business units on questions involving the company’s history and products. This includes, but is not limited to, support of marketing efforts, media relations, investor relations, litigation, and trademark protection. 
  • Assist in acquiring, appraising, accessioning and organizing archival records of permanent business, legal and historical value, from all units of the business to ensure complete documentation of the history of the company and its business units. 
  • Continually consider and suggest procedures for accessioning and processing the flow of records coming into the Archives.
  • Collaborate on the department’s preservation efforts, including monitoring the physical environment of storage areas, to provide protection and retention of paper, artifacts, audiovisual materials and other permanently valuable records.
  • Assist with research, design and installation of exhibits that highlight Archives collections and contribute to employee education, company goals and program outreach.
  • Assist in the implementation and coordination of Archives initiatives in particular with the lines of business.  


  • Knowledge of archival technical skills, including records surveys and transfers, preservation methodology, appraisal, arrangement and description.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent historical research skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Computer competency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe Photoshop, and working knowledge of TMS (The Museum Software system for cataloging art/artifacts on an item level) a plus.
Education Level/ Experience
Master’s Degree in Library Science with a focus on Archival Management and 2-5 years of experience, preferably in a corporate setting.
Physical Requirements
Applicants must be physically able to perform the duties of this position - including handling boxes of records weighing up to 40 pounds.
JPMorgan Chase is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V

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