Supervisory Archivist – Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.

Posting for Supervisory Archivist position extended until Oct. 12.

The Library of Congress is seeking applications for the position of Supervisory Archivist. There is one vacancy for this position located in the Preparation Section within the Manuscript Division of the Collections and Services Directorate of Library Services. As part of one of the largest manuscript repositories in the United States and in the world, the Preparation Section is key to the Manuscript Division’s mission of preparing for reader use material that encompasses the breadth and chronology of American History, including the papers of presidents, cabinet members, Supreme Court justices, writers, scientists, inventors, business leaders, reformers, and prominent non-governmental organizations. Under the direction of the head of the Preparation Section and in coordination with other supervisors, the Supervisory Archivist executes the plans and operations of the section in creating and maintaining a uniform system of archival and bibliographic controls over the division’s collections. The incumbent directs the daily operations of project staff, including the division’s collections officer, archives technicians, and interns, in processing manuscript material according to established archival procedures. Activities include oversight of their work arranging, describing, preserving, and storing personal and organizational records in paper and digital format.

The complete job announcement, Vacancy Number 160213, is available at:https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/449672400

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