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Thursday, October 8, 2015

F/T - Archivist, Nat'l Archives Records Adm (NY)

The National Archives at New York City is accepting applications until October 19, 2015 for two full-time permanent archivist positions.


In this position, you will serve as an Archivist with the National Archives and Records Administration, Research Services, Archival Operations - New York City, located in New York, NY.

Description: Contributes to the planning of a finding aids program that facilitates discovery and use of a complex body of records. Determines appropriate levels for the establishment of intellectual control and identifies controlling methods that assist users in recognizing relationships among records. Recommends new descriptive techniques and tools to improve the success of reference and research work. Prepares description of complex bodies of records for inclusion in the Archival Research Catalog. Develops major descriptive products, including microfilm publications, reference information papers, reference reports, electronic indexes or educational packages. Oversees and assures the quality of descriptive work prepared by others.
Reference: Develops and delivers responses (orally or in writing) to non-routine reference requests that draw upon a broad knowledge of records, involve multiple sources of information, employ innovative research techniques, or require interpretation of complex rules or procedures. Assists researchers in navigating complex finding aid systems and establishing connections between related archival sources, regardless of their physical location. Plans, develops, and implements effective and coordinated operating methods and tools for achievement of customer service standards and goals. Recommends appropriate solutions to issues arising in fulfillment of reproduction service orders. Directs and reviews the work of other reference professionals and technicians.

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