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Tuesday, February 05, 2019 8:07 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Project Archivist
(February 5, 2019)

The BC Archives seeks a Project Archivist for a short-term, part-time (86 total hours, max 19 hours/week) grant-funded position to finalize the processing of the records of the YWCA of Brooklyn.

Brooklyn College, founded in 1930, is one of the oldest of the senior colleges in the CUNY system. The College Library, the most advanced in the CUNY system, is the academic, cultural and technological pulse of the college. Holdings include over 1.3 million print materials, over 68,000 electronic books and journals, and over 300 databases. The Archives is committed to acquiring, preserving, and providing access to the records of enduring value that document the Brooklyn College community and the Borough of Brooklyn, as well as the papers and memorabilia of individuals and alumni who have national and social importance.

The Project Archivist will complete work on a DACS compliant finding aid. Project Archivist will coordinate with College Archivist and Associate Archivist. Reports to the College Archivist.


  • Minimal processing
  • Ensure that the box and folder listing in the finding aid match the physical arrangement of the collection
  • Write folder labels
  • Create and attach box labels
  • Refer items to Conservator as needed
  • Ensure the finding aid is complete and DACS compliant
  • Provide a final report to the College Archivist

Qualification requirements:

  • Education: Master’s Degree in Archival Studies, or History with a certificate in Archives
  • Experience: 1-3 years experience in archival processing of paper-based collections; familiarity with standards of archival description, including EAD and DACS

Salary: $20/hr

To Apply: Please send resume and letter of interest to C.Bradley-Sanders17@brooklyn.cuny.edu

questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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