Jobs and Internships in Florida Archives, Libraries, and Museums

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  • 25 Feb 2020 4:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    This position is located in Southeast Archeological Center.

    This is a temporary appointment not-to-exceed one year with potential to be extended for an additional one year for a maximum of two years based on agency needs and potential funding.

    Catalogs objects with designated NPS catalog program using established NPS procedures. Implements museum maintenance and housekeeping schedules and performs routine cleaning of museum collections storage. Prepares, maintains, and organizes automated curatorial records including accession records, catalog records, and donation forms. Maintains and updates cataloging and database. Performs annual museum inventory and reporting. Uses archives and museum collection to provide answers to research requests from outside researchers and from park staff and monitors museum facility during research appointments.

    $34,916 to $45,393 per year

    More information and to apply:

  • 22 Feb 2020 4:28 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    This position is on the Governors’ Records Review and Redaction Team. Working with electronic and paper records, the employee reviews, identifies and redacts confidential and exempt information, as identified by Florida Statutes, from archival collections, specifically governors’ records.


    · Review, identify and redact confidential and exempt information from archival collections.

    Minimum Qualifications

    · Bachelor’s degree in History, Political Science, Public Administration, or Information Studies.

    · Familiarity with desktop computer applications.

    Preferred Qualifications

    · Master’s degree in History, Political Science, Public Administration, or Information Studies.

    · Coursework in Florida history or government.

    · Coursework, formal training or work experience in archives or records management.

    · Understanding of Florida Public Records Law.

    · Current Department of State employee.


    · Exceptional attention to detail.

    · Professional discretion.

    · Consistent, reliable attendance.

    Ability and willingness to lift and carry boxes weighing up to 40 pounds.

    Working hours: Part-time, Monday thru Friday, not to exceed 28 hours per week

    Pay: $18.00/hr.

    Please submit a resume showing your qualifications for this position; copy of college transcripts; and at least two employment reference contacts to Tyeler McLean at

    CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS: A Level 2 criminal background check is a condition of employment. If selected for this position, you must provide your fingerprints. We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal background check.


    Relatives of current Florida Department of State employees will not be considered.

    We are committed to enhancing our workforce through the employment of Veterans, individuals with disabilities and seek qualified candidates from diverse cultures and backgrounds, abilities, skills, and talents to join our inclusive workforce.

    Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:

    Application or resume must include all previous employment.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer.

  • 21 Feb 2020 8:08 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Electronic Records Specialist reports to and advises the University Records Manager on best practices for electronic records management; recommends strategies for the preservation, maintenance, and disposal of the University’s electronic records and data, websites, and social media; and advises on the management of the digital information of the University to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements for retention, appropriate disposal processes, and/or long-term preservation. This position also collaborates with others to ensure compliance, verification, authentication, and related activities that build and sustain a comprehensive electronic records management program. Serves as a resource regarding applicable laws, policies, and guidelines to University of Florida administrative personnel, faculty, and staff creating, managing, preserving, and providing access to born-digital and digitally reformatted records.

    The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Electronic Records Specialist will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty, and foster excellence in a diverse and collaborative society, the Libraries are actively seeking candidates who bring culturally-rich lived experiences to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, and perspectives.

    The search will remain open until March 30, 2020, and applications will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries staff recruitment webpage at

    The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

    Address inquiries to Tina Marie Litchfield, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at:

  • 22 Jan 2020 2:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The purpose of this position is to assist in the organization and maintenance of archeological project document collections. The incumbent is responsible for a broad range of functions, including accessioning, arranging, preserving, and providing reference services for and disposition of these documents. Catalogs and indexes a large variety of materials. Examines for content, and identifies and selects significant concepts and characteristics to be recorded for use in automated retrieval. Recognizes the need for cross referencing related fields. Determines locations and subjects for additional level of coding for source materials. This involves identifying various buildings or areas within parks, utilizing many reference sources (e.g., maps, atlases, reports), and consulting with professional staff as necessary. Anticipates long and short term user requirements in making indexing choices. Uses the automated cataloging system (ICMS or its successor) and procedures to catalog and manage archival collections. Enters data into systems. Assists in the preparation of finding aids. Ensures proper maintenance, storage, control, and record management of materials. Determines proper plans for arranging/rearranging materials within space limitations.

    $43,251 to $56,222 per year
    Temporary - NTE 1 year

    More information and to apply.

  • 15 Jan 2020 8:38 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    • Manage the installation's Records and Information Management (RIM) program, the RIM training program, the operation of the base records staging area and centralized destruction facility
    • Represent Records and Information Management to a variety of installation and/or tenant organizations.
    • Plan, organize, and direct the activities of the command's records management, publications management, and eDiscovery programs, ensuring that all programs comply with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs.
    • Assist with Headquarters-level publications and forms program administration, providing program analysis and advice to senior-level management and assistance and training to staff.
    • Provide guidance and assistance to action officers on all aspects of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Privacy Act (PA) and Declassification Programs.

    Salary: $33,304 to $95,388 per year

    Open & closing dates: 01/04/2019 to 12/31/2020

    More information and to apply

  • 04 Dec 2019 8:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Harry P. Weber University Archives & Special Collections at the John H. Evans Library, Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, FL is hiring an Assistant Archivist. The Assistant Archivist supports the library by assisting in the acquisition, organization, description, management, preservation, and provision of access to archival materials.

    This position works with the University Archivist and Special Collections Curator to plan and implement programs to promote the collections, coordinates archives and library exhibits, and provides on-site and remote reference services for and access to archival collections. Regular hours for this position are Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm.

    This position requires a Master’s degree with archival concentration, Public History, or similar graduate degree. Minimum 0-2 years relevant work experience, salary $40,000.

    For more information or to apply, please visit:

  • 27 Nov 2019 8:33 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Supervises activities and staff of the Local History and Genealogy Services Department; assists patrons in the use of department resources; selects, evaluates, and manages print and non-print information resources. Reports to the Library Director and is a member of the Northwest Regional Library System management team.

    Full time, $42,893.76 - $68,630.12 annually

    More information:

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