Archivist Needed (temporary) – City College Archives

cityThe Library Association of the City University of New York in order to formalize the organizational records of this organization founded on March 17, 1939, will hire an archivist to integrate records of the organization into the existing file structure and to revise and expand the existing collection finding aid.  This effort is to enable this organization to uncover information related to its history.  These records housed at the Archives of The City College of New York constitute 60 linear feet.  This position will be available for 90 hours and will be compensated at $38.91 per hour.  (Or as a lump sum of $3,500.00)  The individual will report to Professor Sydney Van Nort, Chief of the Division of Archives and Special Collections at The City College of New York.

This is a temporary entry-level position suitable for those who have recently obtained a Master’s degree with an Archival Concentration (MLS, MLIS, or MA in history) and/or who have 1-2 years processing archival collections. This individual should have knowledge of archival theory, methodology, and practice; and knowledge of archival descriptive standards; and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office and Archivist’s Toolkit.  The position will remain open until filled.

Please submit your letter and resum? by April 21, 2014 to:

Professor Sydney Van Nort
The City College of New York Library
Division of Archives and Special Collections
160 Convent Avenue, 5-301 NAC
New York, NY  10031