The Winthrop Group
New York City
The Winthrop Group has an immediate opening for a qualified archivist to
process institutional records. Position is full-time with benefits for a one-
year contract with the possibility of extension.
Responsibilities include processing archival records, preparation of series
descriptions, and database entry. The archivist will oversee the work of an
archives technician and collaborate with other members of the Winthrop Group
team and with client staff, as required. Processing of the client's records
will take place in a storage environment in East Harlem with an anticipated
start date of early to mid July 2016.
MLS or MA in history with archival management certificate and/or experience
At least two years of experience processing and cataloging archival records
Familiarity with archival processing standards and procedures
Strong written and oral communication skills
Experience with applying retention schedules and with screening documents
Proficiency with relational databases and archives management software
(Access, FileMaker Pro, ArchivesSpace, etc.)
Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask
Ability to lift and reach boxes weighing up to 40 lbs.
Experience completing an archives project with strict deadlines
Knowledge of digital asset management systems and database management
Interest in and/or knowledge of running
Salary based on experience and level of qualification.
Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and the names, titles, and
contact information for three references to The Winthrop Group, Attention of
Sam Markham at [log in to unmask]
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