3 Records Technicians Needed – History Associates

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Records Technicians  (Maspeth, Queens, New York) Full-Time, Temporary 4 month position – Start date September 5, 2013

History Associates has an immediate need for three Records Technicians to conduct a records inventory for a large corporation in NYC.  We are seeking individuals in the New York Metropolitan area.

This is a perfect opportunity for a current MLS/MLIS student or recent graduate looking to gain hands on records management experience.  The work will be performed at a records warehouse accessible by mass transit.  The project will be supervised by an onsite archivist.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct records survey of 13,000 boxes of records
  • Undertake records analysis and apply records schedules
  • Record disposition in tracking database
  • Prepare materials for destruction

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or current enrollment in a library science master?s program, or that of a related discipline with degree concentration in archival/records management studies or supplemented by archival/records management courses, seminars, or practica
  • General experience in records management activities that may include records scheduling and implementing file classification plans
  • Ability to interpret records and apply retention schedules
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, schedule, and organize work
  • Ability to work to a production-based schedule
  • Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others, set goals, and prioritize work
  • Ability to work independently and to exercise discretion, initiative, and judgment
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Experience with MS Access, Excel, and Word

Compensation: $15.00 per hour.  Position is not eligible for benefits or paid leave.

History Associates is an equal opportunity employer

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume names and phone numbers/email addresses of three references to:

History Associates Incorporated
Attn: Doris Miles, Director of Personnel
300 N. Stonestreet Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850

E-mail: dmiles@historyassociates.com