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Friday, January 10, 2020

P/T - Inventory Archivist, Digital Archivy (NY)

Inventory Archivist, New York, NY; PT Contractor, 3-month engagement (Feb-April 2020)


Digital Archivy has an immediate opening for a part-time Inventory Archivist.  The Inventory Archivist will review, accession and catalog a large backlog of legal records, case files and other records of a non-profit corporation. As part of a team, the Inventory Archivist will create an inventory and assist in preparation of deliverables for digital ingest and offsite storage.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities
·       Surveying records and creating a box-level inventory
·       Capturing metadata consistent with schema
·       Flagging materials that may contain sensitive or confidential information
·       Reviewing and applying records retention schedules
·       Conducting rigorous quality control reviews
·       Assisting with preparation of a Final Report and Inventory

·       MLS/MLIS with coursework in Archives
·       Minimum of two to three years work in archival setting
·       Experience in surveying and cataloging collections and using DAM systems
·       Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Qualifications
·       Experience working in corporate or non-profit archives
·       Detail-oriented, efficient, and proficient in finding effective solutions
·       Familiarity with metadata standards and DAM systems

Competitive rate starting at $25 per hour based on experience and qualifications. Work will last for
about 10 weeks, 2-3 days per week, beginning in February, with possibility of extension through 2020.

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, at