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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Processing Archivist (Winthrop Group) (NY)

The Winthrop Group’s Information & Archival Services Division is seeking a Processing Archivist for a client located in New York City.  This is an opportunity to participate in the development of archives for one of its corporate clients. As part of the Heritage Services team, the Processing Archivist will provide efficient processing, prepare finding aids, and capture descriptive metadata. 

Under the general supervision of a Winthrop Archivist, the Processing Archivist will:
  • arrange and describe records related to the company
  • catalog assets and create descriptive metadata and finding aids
  • work with the lead archivist to determine future processing projects
  • participate in supervision of an assistant archivist

MA or MLS with a background in processing and cataloging analog and digital records; 3-5 years of experience; knowledge of archival theory and best practices; familiarity with preservation workflows and technologies; effective communications and problem-solving skills; detail-oriented; ability to work collaboratively with others; undergraduate or graduate study in history helpful; past experience working in a business setting is desirable.

The Processing Archivist will work on client premises in New York City.  No travel anticipated.

Salaried position with benefits.
E-mail cover letter, resume, and the names, titles, and contact information for three references to:

David Kay
Manager, Information & Archival Services
The Winthrop Group, Inc.