The Frances Mulhall Achilles Library, Whitney Museum of American Art, seeks a
candidate to fill a part-time, grant-funded position for a Project Archives
Assistant who will follow the Whitney's established policies and procedures
for processing archives.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  * Processing institutional archives (materials include paper documents, photographs, and varied ephemera) and apply appropriate professional standards following DACS rules;
  * Have a high level of understanding and experience using Archivists' Toolkit ™(AT), for data entry;
  * Train and supervise interns to work with AT;
  * Create finding aids
  * Respond to archives reference questions both in-person and remotely from both Museum staff and outside researchers
  * Able to lift 40 lb. boxes
Requirements: MLS or MLIS degree; archives certificate
preferred; experience using Archivists' Toolkit™ is a must, Encoded Archival
Description, XML and familiar with MARC/AMC, DACS and VRA standards; strong
written and verbal communication, people, and organizational skills.

If interested, please email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements

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