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Monday, January 29, 2018 7:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
Assistant Archivist

(January 29, 2018)


The Winthrop Group’s Information & Archival Services Division is seeking a qualified candidate for an Assistant Archivist position in New York City. The position offers an opportunity to participate in the ongoing development of a corporate archive.


Under the general supervision of a Winthrop Lead Archivist, the professional in this position will:

  • PROCESS and CATALOG selected records for the purpose of accomplishing accessibility and enabling use of these resources
  • ADD to an existing taxonomy utilizing defined vocabularies associated with the archival assets of a major consulting services company
  • CONDUCT RESEARCH and develop content for specified topics
  • IDENTIFY materials that may be particularly appropriate for digitization
  • APPLY professional methods and insights to ensure quality results that will support the retrieval needs of our client’s diverse information and knowledge users
  • PARTICIPATE as an active member of a team.



  • MLIS or MA in history with a certificate in archival management
  • Experience processing and cataloging archival records
  • Experience working in business archives
  • Experience undertaking content development with various documentary resources
  • Familiarity with electronic records management (ERM)
  • Familiarity with basic preservation techniques
  • Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 35-40 lbs.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel and content management systems
  • Familiarity with Alfresco desirable.


The Assistant Archivist will work in an office environment in Manhattan’s Garment District and in a storage environment as needed. The individual must be comfortable working alone when necessary.

No travel anticipated.


This is a contract position that will extend to December 28, 2018 with possibility of an extension.


E-mail brief cover letter, resume, and the names, titles, and contact information for three references, and a brief writing sample to:

Eunice Liu

Lead Archivist

Email address: eliu@winthropgroup.com

The Winthrop Group, Inc.

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