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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Ref Archivist/Librarian (Winthrop Gp) (NY)

Winthrop Group is seeking a "Reference Archivist/Librarian" to work onsite with one of its corporate clients based in Poughkeepsie.

The Winthrop Group's Information & Archival Services Division has an immediate opening for a full-time Reference Archivist/Librarian to help enhance the value of the Archives for one of our corporate clients located in Poughkeepsie, NY.  As part of the team, the Archivist will provide reference and research assistance, image rights clearance, and digitization and cataloging services.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities

*        Evaluate and respond to reference questions and research requests

*        Coordinate image clearance reviews to ensure materials do not contain sensitive or confidential information and submit images to Intellectual Property legal team

*        Provide "scan-on-demand" copies for ingest and cataloging into CMS

*        Assist social media team with requests for physical and digital resources

*        Compile and track monthly Services Requests


*        MA or MLS/MLIS with experience providing reference and research services

*        Minimum of two to three years work in archival setting

        Excellent written and verbal communications skills

        Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with colleagues and clients

Preferred Qualifications

*        Experience working in a corporate archives setting

*        Detail-oriented and proficient in finding practical solutions

*        Familiarity with digitization requirements and descriptive metadata

*        Adaptable to changes in priorities, a problem-solver and a self-starter.

Competitive rate based on experience and qualifications.  Work will begin in November and run until December 31, 2017 with strong possibility for renewal in 2018.

Contact Information:
Please send a resume and cover letter; a list of no fewer than three references including names, titles, postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers; and a brief writing sample to David Kay,