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The Winthrop Group, Inc.

Monday, September 10, 2018 8:57 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Archivist
(September 10, 2018)

ARCHIVIST – New York, NY

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

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

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

  • PROCESS and CATALOG selected analog and born-digital records to make them available for client’s internal use
  • ADVANCE development and implementation of electronic records management (ERM) policies and procedures
  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements:

  • MLIS or MA in history with a certificate in archival management
  • 2-3 years experience of electronic records management (ERM) or similar background
  • Experience processing and cataloging archival records (paper and digital)
  • Experience and/or interest in working with business archive
  • Experience undertaking content development with a variety of documentation
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel and content management systems
  • Familiarity with Alfresco desirable
  • Knowledge of basic preservation techniques
  • Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 35-40 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The Archivist will work in an office environment in Manhattan’s Garment District. The individual must be comfortable working alone when necessary. No travel anticipated.

DURATION & STATUS

This is a contract position that will extend through December 31, 2018 with the strong possibility of an extension into 2019.

APPLY

Email brief cover letter, resume, brief writing sample, and the names, titles, and contact information for three references to:

Eunice Liu

Lead Archivist

eliu@winthropgroup.com

The Winthrop Group, Inc.


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