(June 22, 2022)
Historic Huguenot Street
Updated with increased compensation
Historic Huguenot Street (HHS), a 10-acre National Historic Landmark District in New Paltz, New York, is seeking a permanent, full-time Archivist/Librarian (A/L). The A/L manages archival collections and research library in support of HHS’s mission to “preserve a unique Hudson Valley Huguenot settlement and engage diverse audiences in the exploration of America’s multicultural past in order to understand the historical forces that shaped America.” www.huguenotstreet.org
The Archivist/Librarian has primary responsibility for all aspects of the HHS Archives and Research Library. Major responsibilities include: the processing of archival collections; the creation and maintenance of databases, finding aids, and other tools facilitating discovery of, and access to, the holdings of the Archives and Library; responding to public and internal research requests; and writing and updating archives and records management policies (including record retention schedules and procedures). The A/L reports to the Director of Curatorial and Preservation Affairs (DCPA) and works closely with the Digital Librarian/Project Manager on a multi-year digitization project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The A/L also collaborates, as needed, with the HHS Collections Manager, Collections Assistant, Building and Grounds personnel, and other staff.
Archives and Library Management
HOURS, SALARY, AND BENEFITS
This is a full-time, non-exempt (hourly) position at $20-21 per hour and requires onsite work. Hours are 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday with occasional evening/weekend hours for special events and deadlines. HHS offers a generous package of paid holidays, vacation, personal, and sick time, and contributes to group health insurance. Other benefits are available.
Applications will be reviewed immediately (via email only) and are encouraged by July 15, 2022. Please send the following via email to in a single PDF document:
1) a letter of interest (discussing how your experience and knowledge relate to the responsibilities of the position described above),
3) list of three references to Josephine Bloodgood, HHS Director of Curatorial & Preservation firstname.lastname@example.org (no phone calls, please)