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Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Monday, April 15, 2019 10:00 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Freelance Metadata Librarian/Archivist
(April 15, 2019) 

The Freelance Metadata Librarian/Archivist position focuses mainly on digitally capturing and archiving images and documents for Natural Resources Defense Council’s 50th Anniversary. The role will be responsible for contacting and coordinating intake of historical materials from multiple sources including directly from NRDC employees and from the NRDC Collection in the archives at Yale.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to travel within NYC tri-state area (many of the images/documents cannot be moved and will need to be digitally archived at their location. i.e. New Haven, CT)
  • Previous experience in digital archiving and digital preservation
  • Ability to research and ingest materials from multiple sources
  • Experience editing and curating collections
  • Handling and shipping archival documents
  • Using digital photography and scanning to capture printed and archival materials
  • Inputting metadata, keywording and archiving in DAM system
  • Knowledge of embedded metadata & keyword standards and best practices
  • 3+ years’ relevant experience required (i.e. university, museum or photographic archive)
  • Organized self-starter but able to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Responsive and quick thinking in rapid paced environments
  • Strong verbal and written skills required
  • MLIS preferred

Rate: $50/hour - $75/hour (depending on level of experience) + travel expenses

Term: Temporary (3-months) starting May 1st, 2019

To apply: Please send Resume & Cover Letter to jobposting.nrdc@gmail.com

questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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