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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Archive Project Asst, NYC Health + Hospitals (NY)

Archive Project Assistant

New York City Health + Hospitals is the nation's preeminent public health system. Including its antecedent forms, it has served the City for almost 300 years. The Fund for Health + Hospitals has initiated a Heritage Project to identify, gather, and organize into an archive materials related to the public hospital system serving New York City. This repository will trace the individual development and contributions of each facility and ensure ongoing visibility of their many contributions to public health.

The Heritage Project for New York City’s Health + Hospitals is currently looking for an experienced Archive Project Assistant to help support daily office operations and collection processing. The ideal candidate will be required to:

     Organize and maintain documents related to the Heritage Project
     Conduct research on historical artifacts using traditional and electronic search methods
     Coordinate project-related meetings
     Ensure the timely procurement and delivery of project supplies
     Assist the project director with coordinating all intern activity including related paperwork and schedules
     Create project updates for posting on social media sites
     Assist with collection processing
     Assist with all areas of project as requested

Minimum Requirements:

v  Experience processing archival collections
     Prior administrative/office experience
     Extremely organized and detail-oriented.
     Strong interpersonal skills
     Demonstrated ability to work independently and keep multiple assignments moving forward
     Very strong verbal and written communication skills
     Effective teamwork and coordinating skills.

Position Duration: 
This position is full time with a 1 year contract.

Compensation is competitive.

Application Process: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For immediate consideration please submit cover letter and resume to Archive Project Assistant in the subject line. Please, no phone calls.