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Friday, January 03, 2020 6:51 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Inventory Archivist

(January 3, 2020)

Digital Archivy has an immediate opening for a part-time Inventory Archivist. The Inventory Archivist will review, accession and catalog a large backlog of legal records, case files and other records of a non-profit corporation. As part of a team, the Inventory Archivist will create an inventory and assist in preparation of deliverables for digital ingest and offsite storage.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Surveying records and creating a box-level inventory
  • Capturing metadata consistent with schema
  • Flagging materials that may contain sensitive or confidential information
  • Reviewing and applying records retention schedules
  • Conducting rigorous quality control reviews
  • Assisting with preparation of a Final Report and Inventory


  • MLS/MLIS with coursework in Archives
  • Minimum of two to three years work in archival setting
  • Experience in surveying and cataloging collections and using DAM systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in corporate or non-profit archives
  • Detail-oriented, efficient, and proficient in finding effective solutions
  • Familiarity with metadata standards and DAM systems


Competitive rate starting at $25 per hour based on experience and qualifications. Work will last for about 10 weeks, 2-3 days per week, beginning in February through April 30, with possibility of extension through 2020.

Please send a resume and cover letter; a list of no fewer than three references including names, titles, postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers; and a brief (50 word or less) writing sample to David Kay, Digital Archivy Senior Consultant at dkay [at] DigitalArchivy.com

questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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