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  • Sunday, December 03, 2023 7:19 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Head, Archives & Special Collections

    (December 3, 2023)

    Position Title - Head, Archives & Special Collections

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Deputy Director

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $96,000 - $105,000


    Head, Archives & Special Collections (A&SC) provides strong visionary and collaborative leadership for Archives & Special Collections at the Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library. This position is for a results-oriented leader, exceptional strategic thinker, and effective relationship builder who will represent the library to various audiences within Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) and wider NYC academic communities. The successful Head, Archives & Special Collections will build a strong team at the Archives and collaborate with other units at the Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library (HSL).

    Position Responsibilities


    Identifies and establishes the goals and objectives of the department in support of the mission of the Health Sciences Library and the Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

    Provides leadership, sets priorities, and develops policies and procedures to ensure the organization, preservation, and use of the collections, ensuring that it is accessible to a wide range of users.

    Manages Archives staff, overseeing their recruitment, hiring, and training.

    Works with library management and CUIMC Development Office to identify and pursue funding opportunities and cultivate donors.

    Participates in relevant local, regional, and national professional organizations.

    Maintains knowledge of current trends in archives.


    Works with CUIMC administrators and faculty, as well as individual donors, to acquire and develop materials of permanent historical and research value for documenting the history and functions of the Medical Center, New York City as well as the history of the health sciences in general.

    Identifies, selects, and purchases materials that enhance A&SC collections.

    Oversees processing and preservation activities, according to recognized standards.

    Identifies funding and creates policies and procedures to ensure that born-digital and web-based materials of archival value are preserved and made accessible to users.

    Develops and executes projects to digitize appropriate portions of the collection to enhance access and preserve content.


    Engages with CUIMC faculty, staff, and students, as well as to the external researchers and wider academic community, through programming, exhibits, instruction, and other appropriate outreach activities.

    Supervises and provides information services to both internal and external users.

    Manages and contributes to the department's website and social media.


    Minimum qualifications

    Master's degree in library/information science, master’s degree in history with an archival concentration, or a relevant advanced degree with a certificate in archives.

    Three years of professional experience working in an academic archive, or special collections department

    Demonstrated knowledge of collection development for archives, rare books, and special collections; of archival principles and preservation techniques; and of contemporary and emerging digital and archival standards

    Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Experience in providing reference and outreach services and developing programs/exhibits.

    Record of engagement with professional groups and activities and/or contributions to professional or scholarly literature.

    Preferred qualifications

    Three years of managerial/supervisory experience

    Demonstrated expertise in the history of medicine or the history of science.

    Experience with soliciting grants and managing grant-funded projects.

    Record of engagement with donors and demonstrated commitment to future donor development.

    Application Instructions

    Applicants must supply CV and cover letter for consideration. Applications will be open until the position is filled. For priority consideration, apply before January 2, 2024.

    To Apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/136897

  • Tuesday, November 28, 2023 9:44 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Assistant Archivist 

    (November 28, 2023)

    Position Title - Assistant Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Digital Archivist & Archives Manager

    Position Type - Full-time, term

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $66,000 - $75,000

    Assistant Archivist

    Hauser & Wirth Institute

    New York City

    Position Type: Full-time Contract (18 months)

    Salary: $65,000 - $68,000/year

    Application Deadline: December 13, 2023


    Hauser & Wirth Institute is a non-profit, private foundation dedicated to transforming the field of artists’ archives by nurturing equity and innovation and increasing access to archives. Operating independently of commercial interests, the Institute awards grants for progressive archival projects and education, provides in-house processing for selected artists’ and organizations’ archives, and organizes public programming that enlivens and expands conversations around artistic legacies.


    Hauser & Wirth Institute seeks an experienced archivist to join its team. This position’s primary responsibility will be processing archives as part of the Institute’s in-house archiving program, a free service that provides processing, preservation, and selective digitization of archives for artists and arts organizations. The Assistant Archivist will appraise, arrange, describe, rehouse and digitize collections loaned to the Institute in accordance with archival best practices. In addition, this position will help promote our mission by assisting in programming that advances equity and innovation in the field.

    The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of commitment to and active participation in the field, and keep abreast of current trends, in particular around advocacy for community archives. They will be a creative thinker with the ability to adapt and remain agile in the face of change, as well as a self-directed worker who can remain motivated when working alone.

    Under the supervision of the Digital Archivist & Archives Manager, the Assistant Archivist's duties will include, but are not limited to:

    - Arranging, describing, and rehousing archival collections according to archival standards

    - Creating and updating finding aids in ArchivesSpace

    - Digitizing materials in-house and/or liaising with digitization vendor(s)

    - Facilitating research requests, both in person and remotely

    - Contributing to the Institute’s public programming and education programs

    - Creating and sharing content on the Institute's social media account

    - Co-supervising one or more interns, with the Digital Archivist & Archives Manager

    - Acting as an advocate for the Institute and its mission by participating in and developing public programs


    - Master’s degree in library and information science or MA with a concentration in archives

    - Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience

    - Demonstrated experience with processing and preservation of archival materials

    - Experience with EAD, DACS, and other metadata standards

    - Experience using ArchivesSpace or other archival management software

    - Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

    - Excellent verbal and written communications skills

    - Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team

    - Ability to lift and move boxes weighing up to 35 pounds


    - Coursework in art history and/or demonstrated knowledge of post-war and contemporary art

    - Experience working with artists’ archives

    - Experience processing born-digital and/or audiovisual materials

    - Experience managing or supervising interns, including delegating tasks, timekeeping, etc.


    This is a full-time contract position, salaried at $65,000 - $68,000 per year, with an expected start date of January 22, 2024, and end date of July 25, 2025. Hauser & Wirth Institute offers a competitive benefit package, including fully subsidized dental, vision, and healthcare. Applicants should be based in New York or the Tri-State area, and should be available to work in-person at HWI’s processing facility in Long Island City.


    Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter as a single PDF to info@hauserwirthinstitute.org. Please include your name and the position title in the email subject line. The position will remain open until filled.

    Hauser & Wirth Institute is an equal opportunity employer. The Institute does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color, creed, national origin, disability, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, gender (including gender identity), sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law. We are committed to hiring and promoting individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply.

  • Monday, November 27, 2023 8:05 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Project Archivist 

    (November 27, 2023)

    Position Title - Project Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Librarian-Archivist

    Position Type - Full-time,term

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

    The Westchester County Historical Society is seeking an ambitious and collaborative individual to serve as a Project Archivist to assist with the completion of a federally-funded grant project, Access to Historical Records. This one-year project will allow for the digitization and on-line accessibility of the McDonald Papers, hand-written transcriptions of 407 interviews with participants and eyewitnesses to the Revolutionary War.

    Working with the WCHS librarian, the Project Archivist will be responsible for scanning the collections, creating metadata, annotating the oral history interviews, and uploading the digitized collections, finding aid, and index to on-line databases. Qualified candidates will have experience processing archival materials, appropriate knowledge and practiced application of archival theory and best practices, and experience with archival management software, such as CONTENTdm and PastPerfect. Knowledge of Westchester history is a plus.

    This position will include periods of concentrated scanning, as well as moving and lifting some heavy over-size cartons.

    The position is salaried, four days a week, 30 hours per week, Monday through Thursday, with some additional time needed for public programs.


    Education and Experience Requirements: M.A. or M.L.I.S. in Archives, Library Science, Museum Studies, or related field with formal training in archives management and preservation or commensurate experience.


    Review of applications will begin immediately. To apply for the position, please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to info@westchesterhistory.com. Deadline for submission: December 15, 2023.


  • Tuesday, November 21, 2023 7:04 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Archives Technician

    (November 21, 2023)

    Position Title - Archives Technician - Bronx, NY

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Assistant Archivist

    Position Type - Part-time, term

    Benefits - No

    Hourly wage range - $20 - $25

    Archives Technician - Bronx, NY

    Winthrop Group has an opening for three Archives Technicians who will work on-site at Woodlawn Cemetery to prepare records for digitization. Project work is expected to begin in early to mid-December and will run for approximately 3-3.5 months. The Archives Technicians will work part-time (2-3 days per week) and should be comfortable on cemetery grounds. Each Archives Technician will be expected to contribute between 192-336 total hours (24-42 days) pending their availability and the overall project duration. All work will be conducted on-site in the Bronx at Woodlawn Cemetery, which is accessible by public transportation.

    Work Responsibilities:

    The Archives Technician will be responsible for removing metal fasteners, rehousing records, labeling folders and boxes, assigning file names, tracking records via spreadsheets, and performing quality control checks on their own work.

    A Winthrop project manager will provide supervision and training, and will be available to troubleshoot any issues. The Archives Technicians and project manager will work as a team to receive the physical records from storage, prepare materials for off-site transfer, coordinate pickups by digitization vendor, and review records once they are returned from digitization.


    Candidates for this role should ideally possess the following qualifications:

    · 1-2+ years of experience working with archival materials

    · Excellent attention to detail and experience conducting regular quality control assessments of completed work

    · Proficiency in employing archive protocols and methods, implementing standards, and working efficiently

    · Experience handling fragile documents

    · Familiarity with Microsoft Excel

    · A collaborative and collegial attitude

    · The ability to work efficiently and meet incremental project goals.


    $25 per hour

    Application Instructions

    To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to careers@winthropgroup.com with the subject line “Archives Technician – Bronx, NY.”

    About The Winthrop Group

    Founded in 1982, The Winthrop Group provides professional archives and history services to non-profits, businesses, foundations, museums, educational institutions, performing arts organizations, families, and individuals. We help our clients capture, organize, preserve, and learn from their pasts, creating valuable resources of knowledge and insight with a multitude of practical applications.

    EEO Statement

    Winthrop welcomes applicants of all backgrounds and experiences, and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, or ability. Members of communities historically underrepresented in the archival profession are encouraged to apply.


  • Monday, November 20, 2023 8:34 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Dance/USA 2024 Summer Archiving & Preservation Fellow

    (November 20, 2023)

    Position Title - Dance/USA 2024 Summer Archiving & Preservation Fellow

    Supervisor Title (All student, intern, and volunteer position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Archiving Specialist

    Position Type - Paid Internship

    Does this position satisfy requirements for course credits? - No

    Hourly wage range - $18- $25

    Dance/USA, the national service organization for dance, invites applications for the Dance/USA 2024 Archiving and Preservation Fellowship Program from master’s degree students in library and information sciences and related fields, and emerging archivists with relevant experience.

    The goal of the Archiving and Preservation Fellowship Program is to develop an engaged, passionate, and well-trained next generation of archivists in the dance ecosystem and to advance models for community-based archiving assistance to regional dance communities. Dance/USA invites applicants who are committed to advancing a more equitable and inclusive archives field that reflects and supports the true diversity of voices, practices, and identities within dance communities. Applicants should be interested in learning and applying archiving methods that are culturally sensitive and rooted in community practice.

    The theme of the 2024 Archiving and Preservation Fellowships is Culture Bearers and Connectors. Dance/USA will award four Fellowships in 2024.

    Timeline and commitment: June-August 2024, approximately 450 hours total.

    Stipend: $10,000 per Fellow


    Cashion Cultural Legacy (San José, CA)

    Dianne Walker (Charlotte, NC)

    LEIMAY (Brooklyn, NY)

    The National Institute of Flamenco (Albuquerque, NM)

    Find descriptions of projects and project sites below!

    NOTE: The Fellowships will be in-person, hybrid, and remote. See the project descriptions in full listing.


    Submit a resume, list of references, and a Vision, Values, and Goals Statement explaining what the applicant hopes to contribute to and gain from the Fellowship and how this opportunity aligns with career goals and personal values. This statement should highlight any experience or connection with dance/performing arts and dance legacy materials. Please include any language skills, particularly Spanish, and level of fluency. Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to express a preference for one or more of the four projects described; however, Dance/USA does not commit to assigning the applicant to the preferred project. Deadline: 11:59pm EST, December 20, 2023 Please send Vision, Values, and Goals statement, resume, and contact and relationship (e.g. professor, supervisor) information for 3 references as one PDF named “Lastname_Firstname.pdf” to Hallie Chametzky, Archiving Specialist, hchametzky@danceusa.org.

  • Monday, November 06, 2023 8:46 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Part Time Archivist - Winfred Rembert Estate

    (November 6, 2023)

    Position Title - Part Time Archivist - Winfred Rembert Estate

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- mid-level

    Position Type - Part-time, term

    Benefits - No

    Hourly wage range - $25 - $30

    Established by the Rembert family, the Winfred Rembert Estate Archive aims to preserve the artistic legacy of Winfred Rembert and increase the scholarship of his artwork. The Archive’s purpose is to identify and document all known artworks made by Winfred Rembert. The archive comprises a digital database with artwork images, provenance, exhibition history, literature, and additional object-related data.

    The Rembert Estate seeks an experienced Digital Archivist to survey, establish, develop, and manage the archive of Winfred Rembert’s oeuvre. The Digital Archivist will be responsible for establishing all workflows and protocols; structure collections management systems; manage archival physical and digital assets; and the digitization and cataloging of the Archives. The Digital Archivist will be the main contact person for the Rembert Archive to the Estate and the public. The ideal candidate will have experience establishing a new archive and working directly with an estate. We are looking for a person with a proactive attitude and a flexible work schedule.

    This is a part time position (approximately 2-3 days / week, for 1-2 years) lasting until completion of the project, with as-needed maintenance on an intermittent basis to follow.

    The Digital Archivist’s duties will include, but are not limited to:

    • Establishing, organizing, and maintaining a collections management database, including the choice of appropriate database platforms and an initial migration of information
    • Appraising, arranging, and describing archives according to best practices, including cataloging material, and entering records into the collections database
    • Digitizing archival materials and artworks
    • Perform quality assurance reviews to ensure accuracy and completeness of work
    • Maintain digital storage systems
    • Manage all communications related to the archive, including communications with galleries, collectors, and the Estate
    • Be available for off site visits to examine artworks in person (mainly in the Tri-state area) or proceed with video examinations when possible
    • Manage budget and track expenses

    Required qualifications:

    • Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree, with formal training in archival theory and practice
    • Competitive candidates will have a minimum of 3–5 years of experience in processing archival collections
    • Demonstrated success in completing large-scale multi-format archival processing projects
    • A strong background in archival theory and practice, especially regarding arrangement and description, as well as a familiarity with current approaches to born-digital materials
    • Demonstrated knowledge of metadata and current standards for archival description (DACS, LC subject headings, authority control, Getty AAT, ULAN, and MARC21)
    • Significant experience working with archives information management databases
    • Skilled in processing, cataloging, digitizing collections and creating finding aids
    • Experience with identifying and notating conservation issues on artworks
    • Ability to work independently from home while also being available for off site visits
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to climb step stools to retrieve and replace boxes weighing up to 40 pounds without assistance
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds while using appropriate lifting techniques and following all safety rules
    • Have a valid driver’s license

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Significant knowledge of modern and contemporary art
    • Ability to problem-solve the processing of nontraditional materials and media
    • Familiarity working with a family-run Estate
    • Experience sending newsletters for artist related events and exhibitions
    • Knowledge of website management and familiarity with web platforms such as Squarespace
    • Knowledge of EAD markup
    • Experience using ArchivesSpace or Archivists' Toolkit

    To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to rembertarchive@gmail.com by November 15, 2023. All applicants must be willing to provide references upon request.


  • Thursday, October 12, 2023 9:43 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Research Assistant 

    (October 12, 2023)

    Position Title - Research Assistant

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Founding Partner, Archivist, Curator

    Position Type - Part-time, term

    Benefits - No

    Hourly wage range - $20 - $25

    Artist Estate Studio, LLC, seeks a part time research assistant to support the activities of our busy office.

    Artist Estate Studio, LLC, is a leading agency servicing the studios of artists and the estates of artists in the management, cataloguing, and promotion and preservation of their art and the stewardship of their legacies.

    Research assistant will work closely with senior team in the organizing, processing, and filing of materials related to the life and work of our artist and estate clients. Responsibilities include: providing scans of images and documents as needed using appropriate digital and metadata standards; tracking, locating and updating artwork databases to ensure accurate and up-to-date inventories and reconciliation of archives and records, including spot check inventories; assist with maintaining artist webpages.

    Education and Experience Requirements: degree or experience in related field. Formal training in archives management and preservation, desirable.

    Abilities, Skills, and Knowledge: Ability to maintain confidentiality in all professional matters; demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing; good organizational skills and attention to detail; keen knowledge of Photoshop, Microsoft office suite; familiarity with database management; ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

    This is a part-time position which could be short- or long-term. Work hours are flexible and work locations will vary depending on the project. The main office is in Brooklyn.

    Email is the preferred method of application submission. If you are not able to submit your

    application via email, please call Jason Andrew at 646-361-8512 to receive additional

    instructions for application submission.

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: info@artistestatestudio.com / Subject: Research Assistant

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2023 7:46 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Information Management Assistant, G5 

    (October 10, 2023)

    Position Title - Information Management Assistant, G5

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Information Management Officer

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $56,000 - $65,000

    Salary range is $67,010 to $94,376 gross.

    Org. Setting and Reporting

    This position is located in the Archives Management Unit, Archives and Records Management Section (ARMS), Facilities and Commercial Activities Service (FCAS), Division of Administration (DOA) in the Department of Operational Support (DOS).


    Within delegated authority, the Information Management Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

    Archives and Records Management

    • Support the Archives and Records Management Section’s (ARMS) digital preservation by processing digital records with archival value, under the overall supervision of the Digital Archivist.
    • Participate in the design of new digital records processes for ingestion into ARMS digital preservation system.
    • Supports disposition operations by liaising with digital records-originating offices on transfer procedures and documentation; and analyzes data format, retention schedules and precedents in support of disposition decisions.
    • Appraises digital records using a file analysis tools and existing UN policies and guidance related to records retention, security classification and data privacy.
    • Registers the Section’s incoming and outgoing records in electronic record keeping system.
    • Assists in accessioning, disposition, description, and database updating activities as they relate to the Section’s records-related projects.
    • Performs clearinghouse functions concerning maintenance of accession, disposal and location elements of the Section database.
    • Creates and maintains manual accession records and provides information to other Section staff in support of reference and archival arrangement and description activities.
    • Supports external reference services by drafting routine responses to enquiries, including records reproduction transmittals, for approval of Unit Chief.
    • Participates in maintaining the Section’s reference database.


    • Orders and follows-up on shipment of documents, reference materials, stationery and necessary equipment to various sites.
    • Provides document delivery services as required.


    • Conducts research as requested by more senior staff.
    • Provides relevant technical support to users of information services.
    • Provides administrative support for the Unit and Section Chiefs and undertakes other duties as assigned.


    Professionalism: Knowledge of electronic record keeping and relevant information systems and networks. Ability to undertake research, maintain records in a systematic fashion and to retrieve necessary materials with maximum speed and accuracy. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.

    Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

    Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.


    High School diploma or equivalent.

    Work Experience

    A minimum of five years of experience in archives, electronic records management, or related area is required. The minimum years of relevant experience is reduced to three years for candidates who possess a first-level university degree or higher.

    Experience in digital records/archives management is desirable.


    English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.


    Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by a competency-based interview.

    Special Notice

    Appointment or assignment against this position is for an initial period of one year.

    This position is subject to local recruitment pursuant to staff rule 4.4 of the United Nations Staff Rules. All staff in the General Service and related categories shall be recruited in the country or within commuting distance of each office, irrespective of their nationality and of the length of time they may have been in the country. A staff member subject to local recruitment shall not be eligible for the allowances or benefits exclusively applicable to international recruitment.

    Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.

    Applicants, who successfully go through a competitive recruitment process and are recommended for selection and/or inclusion in the roster of pre-approved candidates for subsequent job openings at the same level and with similar functions, may have their application information and roster status shared with other UN Organizations. Such applicants may be contacted by other UN Organizations for similar job openings, subject to the confirmation of their interest. Placement on the roster is no guarantee of a future selection.

    At the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. The United Nations is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

    United Nations Considerations

    According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

    Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

    Reasonable accommodation may be provided to applicants with disabilities upon request, to support their participation in the recruitment process.

    The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.

    Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

    The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

    Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

    No Fee


    To Apply please go to https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=212731&Lang=en-US

  • Thursday, October 05, 2023 9:28 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Community Archivist 

    (October 5, 2023)

    Position Title - Community Archivist

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Executive Director

    Position Type - Part-time, permanent

    Benefits - No

    Hourly wage range - $25 - $30

    Visual AIDS seeks a Community Archivist to manage the growth of our archival collections and programs. As we continue to invest in the growth and care of the Visual AIDS Archive, the Community Archivist will become a core staff position. This is a growing position that we intend to transition to a full-time role by 2025.

    Part-Time (24 hours/week)

    In-Person, New York, NY

    Compensation: $25–30/hour, based on experience

    Duties include:

    - Hands-on processing, arrangement, and description of existing collections

    - Interface with community members

    - Develop and implement community-based archival policies and manage collections growth

    The Community Archivist should:

    - Be a people person who is comfortable communicating directly and empathetically with our diverse constituency.

    - Have hands-on experience in processing archival collections and archival management, preferably in a community-based archive setting.

    - Have a strong interest in learning about the intersections of AIDS activism, related cultural production, and contemporary and historic artistic communities. Interest and familiarity with downtown New York art histories of the 1980s and 90s is a plus.

    Application Deadline: October 30


    Commitment and Compensation: This is a part-time (24 hours per week) permanent position, primarily working in-person at the Visual AIDS office in Chelsea, New York. Compensation is $25–30/hr, based on experience. Benefits include 48 hours of paid time off per year and 40 hours of sick and safe leave per year.

    To apply: Send a cover letter, résumé, and references as a single PDF file to jobs@visualaids.org by October 30.

  • Tuesday, October 03, 2023 3:09 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

    Assistant Digital Preservation Analyst

    (October 3, 2023)

    Position Title - Assistant Digital Preservation Analyst

    Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Associate Director of Archives and Chief Digital Strategies Officer

    Position Type - Full-time, permanent

    Benefits - Yes

    Salary Range - $66,000 - $75,000

    The Rockefeller Archive Center seeks a highly collaborative and self-motivated individual to join its Digital Strategies team as an Assistant Digital Preservation Analyst. In this early career role, you will develop into an organizational resource for the implementation and use of digital preservation methodologies, tools, and standards, and help to shape our strategy for future initiatives in these areas. You will report to the Associate Director of Archives & Chief Digital Strategies Officer and work closely with the other members of the Digital Strategies team.

    We are looking for someone who is eager to learn, committed to inclusion, and connected to both established and emerging archival principles and practices. We strongly encourage candidates who have experience collaborating with diverse groups of stakeholders to apply.

    See the full job posting for further information about the position: https://rockarch.org/assets/pdf/Assistant-Digital-Preservation-Analyst-2023.pdf

    Applications will be accepted until November 17th, 2023.

    To apply, please send a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and qualifications along with a resume via email to careers@rockarch.org and include Assistant Digital Preservation Analyst in the subject line of your email.

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