The Archivist will work on appraisal, housing, organization, and cataloguing of Norton Museum archival materials. This is a full-time, non-exempt position, reporting to the Curator of American Art
- Evaluation of archival materials dating back to the museum’s founding in 1941.
- Institution of proper housing for archival materials.
- Organization of archival materials including writing a finding aid for the collection.
- Establishment of archival protocols.
- Other reasonable duties as requested.
Education: Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or Archival Studies from an ALA-accredited institution or international equivalent
Training and Experience:
- Demonstrated experience appraising collections according to archival principles.
- Demonstrated experience organizing archival collections.
- Demonstrated knowledge of best practices for handling fragile materials.
- Understanding of conservation and preservation needs of archival collections.
- Demonstrated knowledge of archival best practices.
- Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to meet and impose deadlines, working with minimal supervision
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook, and facility with learning other software programs; good customer service skills; pleasant telephone etiquette; ability to work with public, peers, supervisors, Trustees & donors required.
Must be able to sit for long periods of time at a PC. Light physical effort required; ability to lift and/or move 15 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.
Please send cover letter, resume and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Norton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.