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Friday, February 19, 2016

F/T - Archivist, Anti-Defamation League (NY)

The Anti-Defamation League has an immediate opening for an experienced, full-time archivist at its Midtown Manhattan headquarters.  ADL is one of the foremost civil rights organizations in the U.S. and has over a hundred year history.  (
The archivist will acquire, manage, preserve and make more accessible documents and other materials of historical significance, with special attention to digital initiatives.  The archivist will also assist in long-range planning for the extensive ADL archival collection.
Major responsibilities:
·   Create a strategic plan for the ADL archive, setting forth long-term goals and short-term objectives.
·   Identify parts of the archive that have special research value and/or historical importance and develop plans for their care and accessibility, including digitization projects if appropriate.
·   Arrange for efficient indexing and retrieval of documents, in accord with best professional practices.
·   Oversee consolidation and elimination, if necessary, of some kinds of materials in the archive.
·   Conduct archival research for ADL staff and the public upon request.
·   Supervise and train archive interns and volunteers.
·   Conduct training for ADL regional and national staff in managing their archival materials and on sending them to be stored at the national office.
Major qualifications:
·   Master’s degree in library/information science with specialized course work in archives management.  Certified Archivist (CA) or Certified Records Manager (CEM) preferred.
·   At least three years’ experience with archives management in positions of increasing responsibility.
Contact information:
·   Please send your letter and resume to Marianne Benjamin, Manager of Library and Archives,