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Monday, February 04, 2019 8:10 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Corporate Assistant Archivist

(February 4, 2019)

The Assistant Archivist works with the Corporate Archivist in accessioning, processing, describing, and providing access to New York Stock Exchange Archives. The NYSE Archives preserves the most important records documenting the NYSE’s long history, ranging from the original 1792 Buttonwood Agreement to the born digital records of today. The Archives cares for the written, graphic and digital records and artifacts that document NYSE policy, procedures, products and people over the past 226 years. The Archives also provides research and reference services to ICE/NYSE management and staff, listed company and member firm customers, and qualified scholarly researchers.

Approximately 50% of the time allotted to the position is in support of the day-to-day operation of the New York Stock Exchange. The rest of the job is devoted to processing the records of the Exchange, assisting other departments with the transfer of materials to the archives, and other duties as assigned.


Oversee the day to day operation of the NYSE Archives Facility.

Contribute to the implementation and roll out of a new Digital Asset Management system

Process and catalog physical and born digital materials including photographs, moving images, artwork, and museum objects.

Work with Corporate Archivist to streamline process to apply required metadata to existing assets to allow internal clients to complete independent research queries.

Integrate access tools including finding aids, catalog records, and indexes into DAM.

Work with the Legal Department and Records Management to accession records currently managed by other NYSE departments that have been deemed permanent.

Complete large and small scale scanning projects to create use copies to share with global firm.

Provide maintenance to the collection, including rehousing of physical material, migration of digital formats, and handling the art and museum collection.

Assist with reference requests and material retrieval.

Knowledge and Experience

Master’s degree in archival science, library science, or a related area of study that includes a concentration in archives.

3 years of archival experience, including significant arrangement and descriptive duties.

Experience working with an digital asset management system and database applications

Knowledge of professional standards and best practices for processing historic records and cataloging artifacts.

Understanding of metadata creation and industry standards.

Physical ability to lift boxes weighing 40 pounds and to climb a mobile ladder.

Experience working under pressure with tight deadlines on occasion.

Ability to work independently on projects.

Please apply via website: https://theice.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/corporate-assistant-archivist-280?et=gvX4sCz

questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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