The Strong, located in Rochester, NY, seeks an Archivist to implement newly
adopted policies and procedures for digital and traditional archival
collections. The archivist is responsible for appraising, accessioning, and
processing archival collections and institutional records. The archivist
provides access to archival collections through the development of finding
aids and inventories and provides reference services to outside researchers
and staff. This is a two (2) year contract position.
Masters degree from an ALA-accredited program for library and information
science and/or Masters degree in history or related discipline.
Minimum 2 years professional archival experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of digital archival and records management principles
and practices related to storage, maintenance, preservation, and access.
Familiarity with current and emerging digital preservation technologies and
with digital library standards are essential.
Please Note: Employment with The Strong is contingent on
successful completion of a background check and drug screen. The Strong is a
smoke-free building and smoking is not allowed on museum property. The Strong
is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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