Project Archivist – History Associates Incorporated – Beltsville, MD

Please email Doris Miles at HistoryAssociates to apply: dmiles@historyassociates.com
History Associates is currentlyrecruiting a number of qualified individuals with experience in archivalarrangement for an immediate opportunity in Beltsville, Maryland. Thisopportunity is expected to run for approximately 3-4 months and hiring will bemade on a temporary basis. Positions are full-time; 40 hours per week.Temporary archivists are not eligible for benefits offered by HistoryAssociates.
Job Description:
Working under the supervision of anon-site team leader and within strict deadlines, selected candidates will workas part of a team to sort and arrange a large collection of unprocessed recordsbelonging to a major federal entity.Selected candidates are expected toperform the following activities:
– Sort records into record groups
– Arrange records according to an existing hierarchy
– Title folders in accordance with defined naming conventions
– Create box lists
In performing these tasks, thearchivists will ensure accuracy of work and prepare material for digitization.All work will be subject to routine review by the project manager and client.
Education Requirements:
– Master’s degree in library science, history, or related discipline with a concentration in archival studies or archival courses, seminars, internships, or relevant practical experience.
Job Requirements:
– Demonstrated experience arranging and describing records
– Understanding of and experience in implementing archival hierarchies
– Demonstrated practical knowledge of archival policies and procedures
– Proven examples of working under strict deadlines
– Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others on a team
– Strong written and verbal communication skills
Qualified applicants should e-mail acover letter that indicates interest/qualifications in the position, resume,(unofficial) transcripts, names and contact information (including e-mailaddress) of three professional references to:
Doris Miles
History Associates Incorporated
300 N. Stonestreet Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
301-279-9697
dmiles@historyassociates.com
– See more at:http://www.historyassociates.com/about/employment/#Archivists

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