Archivist Job Description Sample
Job Title: Archivist
Org: Regulatory & Monitoring Services
Work Location: Idaho Falls (9x80s schedule)
Empowering the Nation's Energy Future
Mission: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
Vision: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure.
Idaho National Laboratory is seeking an Archivist.
In this role, you will conduct research to reconstruct record of past human life and culture from archival records, oral histories, artifacts, historic and prehistoric archaeological deposits, cultural features, architectural properties, structures, and landscape features recovered from archival research, survey, monitoring, testing, and data recovery. In addition, you will conduct work with a multidisciplinary team of archaeologists, architectural historians, historians, geologists, other scientists, engineers, and project managers in a variety of settings on the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site and other Department of Energy (DOE) facilities.
You will be responsible for managing and preserving a collection according to professional museum and archival practices.
You will be directly responsible for the care and academic interpretation of all objects, materials, and specimens belong to or lent to the museum; recommendations for acquisition, de-accession, attribution and authentication; and research on the collections and the publication of the results of that research.
Cultural training should involve experience with the chemical and physical properties of material culture, as well as practical and legal aspects of health and safety, an understanding of all climate control systems, security, and conservation methods.
Work may involve walking on uneven terrain while carrying up to 25 lbs. of field equipment in conditions that may include extremes of heat or cold and inclement weather.
M.A. or M.S. in Anthropology or Archaeology required;
10 years professional experience in cultural resource management required.
This position requires a DOE "L" clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
Working knowledge / experience related to archaeological survey and excavation in southeastern Idaho;
Working knowledge / experience related to curation of archaeological collections;
Working knowledge / experience related to collections and site file database management;
Working knowledge of southeastern Idaho prehistory/history;
Working knowledge of NHPA Sections 106 and 110 process and compliance;
Working knowledge of 36CFR800, including Programmatic Agreements and Memoranda of Agreements.
Working knowledge of ARPA and NAGPRA process and compliance;
10 years professional experience with the Idaho State Historic Preservation Office Guidelines and consultation process.
10 years professional experience with the Shoshone-Bannock tribal consultation process (preferred);
Familiarity with NEPA process and compliance as related to cultural resources;
10 years professional experience and proficiency with GPS/GIS;
Experience with geospatial modeling of cultural resource landscapes.
Strong writing and verbal communications skills;
Strong organizational skills.
Must have a Valid driver's license;
Meet or exceed the Secretary of the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Curation (https://www.nps.gov/history/local-law/gis/html/quals.html)
Must be able to pass an INL Security review.
Selective Service Requirements
To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see www.sss.gov.
Employee Job Functions
Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation.
Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.
Motor Abilities: Walking and standing for prolonged periods of time, bending/stooping, squatting, twisting, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands), lifting of 50 lbs max., repetitive prolonged work.
Special Senses: Visually demanding work, audio alarms.
Work Conditions: Stairs, heat and cold stress, UV (sun) exposure, radiation work, power tools, protective clothing, motor vehicle use, typing/keyboard, >8 hrs./day.
Certifications: Testing Designated Position (TDP)
Please Apply Before:
December 13, 2018 (11:59 p.m., MST)
Environmental, Safety and Health Statement
Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.
When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 4,300 scientists, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.
The Idaho Falls Area
Idaho Falls is conveniently situated near many national treasures such as Yellowstone National Park, Teton National Park, Jackson, WY, etc. For more information about the area, please visit www.visitidahofalls.com and www.visitidaho.org.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Records Specialist - Lab Archives, Records Logistics and Documentation Team
Location: Middleton, WI ( Madison, WI area)
As a Records Specialist, you will be a part of our Bioanalytical Labs Operations team and support the labs through tasks such as storing and archiving project information and data, distributing methods/documentation and lab related notebooks and requested materials, working with vendors to store and retrieve physical documents/boxes of data/notebooks as well as creating files and retrieving electronic data for the labs document storage/web-based online repository.
The purpose of the Records Specialist position is to provide subject matter expertise supporting various aspects of PPD's Global Records program in order to continue the development, maintenance, and roll-out of the program. Personnel will help ensure that PPD has a legally-defensible, regulatory compliant Global Records program.
This role will support documentation and archives related projects supporting the bioanalytical laboratory teams records management, logistics and quality compliance business operations..
Education and Experience:
High / Secondary school diploma or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
Associate's degree preferred
Technical positions may require a certificate
Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to at least 2 years)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Sophisticated communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail with proven ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively
Ability to effectively analyze project specific data/systems to ensure accuracy and efficiency
Flexibility to reprioritize workload to meet changing project timelines
Firm understanding of applicable systems including document management software and the eTMF
Advanced computer skills
Excellent English and grammar skills, (second language a plus)
Working Conditions and Environment:
- Work is performed in an office or clinical environment with exposure to electrical office equipment.
Frequently stationary for 4-6 hours per day.
Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
Occasional mobility required.
Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck.
Routinely lifting and filing in overhead industrial filing system approximately 8 feet tall.
Lifting of 25 lb. boxes of documents for filing, relocation within the facility, or in preparation for off-site storage and archiving.
Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.
Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
May interact with others, relating and gathering sensitive information. Interaction includes diverse groups.
Works with guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions from management. May require periods of intense concentration.
Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multitask.
Regular and consistent attendance.
PPD Benefits Overview:
PPD offers a comprehensive benefits offering including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, employee assistance program, wellness program options and more.
Other benefits include:
401k with matching contributions, life insurance, long term and short term disability insurance, flexible medical and dependent care spending accounts.
Work life balance programs including paid time off for vacation/sick time, paid holidays, floating holiday and vacation sell back program.
Wellness benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness facility access or discount, health coaching and more.
Education reimbursement and tuition assistance programs, professional development training, skills training, education loan repayment plan, dependent scholarship program and more.
Employee appreciation events, service recognition awards, annual reviews, merit plans and bonus plans
Community connections and activities including philanthropic engagement, volunteer service projects and more
Other great options including pet insurance, legal and financial services plan, auto and home insurance discounts.
PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group.
Researching and retrieving media assets for Today day-of-air and Morning Joe and other MSNBC "day of air" stories under tight deadlines
Assisting NBC News Specials during breaking news projects
Creating editorial records in the Media Central archives database
Monitoring all feeds coming into the building
Using sound editorial judgment, identifying the best shots and sound-bites in a timely manner
Designating retention value of feeds and clips for NBCU Archives and to manage server-space, implementing proper labeling conventions
Sub-dividing (sub-clipping) materials using AVID news-cutter; assigning clips to catalogs utilizing AVID Interplay and Media Central
Prioritizing and moving files between Interplay and Front Porch off-line storage and other Archival systems
Creating sequences and b-rolls for future use
Assisting the Media Desk Manager with balancing the department's logging efforts amongst the team
Assisting with overflow feed ingest as required
- Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism or liberal arts field preferred
Additional Job Requirements:
This is an overnight position. Must also be able to work flexible hours including weekends, and holidays.
Willingness to work extended shifts or additional shifts on short notice to cover breaking news and developing news assignments.
Must be willing to work in New York City
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older
Knowledge of current and historical news events
Ability to work well under pressure – to remain professional & self-composed when dealing with sometimes demanding clients under tight deadlines
Must be able to work without direct supervision and to exercise independent judgement in satisfying client requirements
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with clients and co-workers
Ability to work effectively as part of a team
Ability to juggle multiple tasks, re-prioritizing as needed
Ability to meet deadlines
Attention to detail
Knowledge of Avid systems including Assist, Access, Media Composure, Media Central & INews a plus
Archivist For Digitization Services
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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Bentley Historical Library seeks a motivated and knowledgeable archivist to join its Curation team in the role of Archivist for Digitization Services. Reporting to the Lead Archivist for Digital Initiatives, the Archivist for Digitization Services will be responsible for filling critical gaps in the daily operations of digital imaging and audiovisual digitization.
Longer-term, the archivist will devise new, holistic ways to increase the Bentley's capabilities to address current and future digitization needs and will play a leading advisory role in envisioning, planning and implementing new digitization services and initiatives. This may include participating in usability and user experience testing of the library's digitization services, or playing a lead role in an eventual consolidation of digital repositories and digitization operations, with the goal of a holistic, format-neutral suite of digitization services.
The Bentley Historical Library is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and encourages all employees to fully incorporate their diverse backgrounds, skills, and life experiences into their work.
Collaborates on the day-to-day management of digital imaging operations (50%)
Participates in digital imaging projects, including review, preparation, digitization and post-processing, especially quality review
Ensures that digitization is accomplished following established standards for the creation of digital preservation masters and access derivatives and local guidelines for ingest into digital preservation and access repositories
Supports the implementation and iterative improvement of a new researcher-driven digitization stream
Works with conservation and digitization staff and liaises with project stakeholders throughout the entire project lifecycle
Trains digitization staff on materials preparation, image capture, and creation and management of files and metadata
Creates and maintains technical documentation
Processes archival collections in support of large-scale digital imaging and audiovisual digitization (20%)
Updates finding aids and other descriptive or administrative metadata for digitized assets
Defines and documents critical decisions made during digitization
Loads data and metadata into digital preservation and access repositories
Assists with audiovisual digitization operations (20%)
- Performs rights reviews to expand access to digitized audio and, eventually, digitized film and video in an efficient and sustainable manner
Participates in planning and policy-setting for digitization services (10%)
Works with the current Archivist for Digitization and Archivist for Audiovisual Curation to identify and prioritize archival materials for digitization
Evaluates and improves workflows and procedures for production efficiency and quality
Monitors emerging trends and technologies related to digitization services
Investigates and proposes for implementation new digitization methods, techniques, procedures and services
Within the first two years, the archivist will take the lead on envisioning, planning and implementing new digitization initiatives, which may include:
Integrating the data and metadata in disparate digital repositories
Rationalizing or consolidating distinct digitization operations as needed
Offering format-neutral digitization services
Improving access to and engagement with digitized archives, including accessibility and user experience
ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information studies
Mastery of core archival concepts (provenance, original order, etc.) and functions (appraisal, arrangement, description, etc.)
Expertise and technical knowledge in the creation and management of digitized assets
Knowledge of trends in digitization and digital preservation research and practice
Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks, meet project milestones, document decisions and procedures and communicate outcomes
Experience in managing complex, large-scale collaborative projects
Experience of weighing legal and ethical issues affecting privacy, records restrictions and access as they pertain to digital archives
One or more years of experience with FADGI digitization standards and best practices for audiovisual digitization
One or more years of experience with metadata standards and practices for archives and digital content (e.g., METS, Dublin Core, etc.)
Experience using an archival information management systems as well as digital asset management system or digital repository
Demonstrated attention to detail when executing tasks and complex projects specific to digitization work
Familiarity with digitization software such as Adobe Photoshop
Understanding of color management and color profiles and ability to recognize image defects during quality review for digital imaging
Experience processing archival collections using Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)
Demonstrated ability to learn new software, including those that use a Command-Line Interface
Demonstrated technical expertise, including practical knowledge of HTML and XML as well as scripting languages such as Python, PHP, etc.
Demonstrated ability to effectively network and build relationships with various internal and external stakeholders.
Understanding of the value of diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Job Opening ID 165988
Working Title Archivist for Digitization Services
Job Title ASST ARCHIVIST
Work Location Ann Arbor Campus
Ann Arbor, MI
Full/Part Time Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Organizational Group Vp Acad Grad Study
Department Bentley Historical Library
Posting Begin/End Date 12/04/2018 – 12/11/2018
Career Interests Libraries & Museums
Digital Support Archivist
Campus/Location:University Park CampusDate Announced:12/05/2018Date Closing:open until filled
Job Number:84510Classification:ExemptWork Unit: University Libraries and Scholarly CommunicationsDepartment:Eberly Family Special Collections Library
This position provides support in the creation of accessible digital collections for Penn State University Libraries through the review, identification, and potential redaction of digital files. The archivist evaluates digital files in order to flag private and personal information which may require restriction and/or redaction either under federal law or university policy.
This position reports to the Head of Collection Management and works with collection curators and the Preservation, Conservation, and Digitization Department in order to balance a commitment to accessibility and discoverability of collection materials with the need to protect privacy and rights of those represented within collections. This is a six-month faculty position, with a flexible schedule for approximately 20-24 hours/week. The position is available immediately and has the possibility of renewal.
Requires a Master`s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution or Master's degree in a relevant subject area with experience working with archives, collection management, or digital collections. Knowledge of the federal laws and local policies regarding access and use of archival materials, including FERPA, HIPPA, and copyright; knowledge of standards and best practices for archival description and metadata, including MARC, DACS, LCSH, and EAC-CPF; familiarity with digital collection lifecycles and best practices for digital collection access tools, such as CONTENTdm; ability to work independently and to initiate necessary work procedures according to set guidelines; ability to work collegially and effectively with a diverse group of faculty and staff; and the ability to solve technical problems and facilitate decision-making in a complex organizational environment are also required. Applications and all supporting materials must be submitted online. To be considered for the position, interested candidates should upload a letter of application, resume or C.V., and the names and contact information of three professional references (including email addresses). Employment will require successful completion of
Description of Work
This is a reposted vacancy announcement and previous applicants do not need to reapply for the current application will be considered
Recruitment range: $42,780 - $43,636
Salary Grade equivalent: GN11
This position is located at:
State Archives of North Carolina
109 E. Jones, Street
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources' (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve quality of life by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature throughout North Carolina. The Department works to stimulate learning, inspire creativity, preserve the state's history, conserve the state's natural heritage, encourage recreation and cultural tourism, and promote economic development. Our goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state's diverse population, culture, and history by expanding engagement with diverse individuals and communities. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team.
The vision of the Division of Archives and Records is to be a national leader in providing quality guidance on information stewardship in North Carolina and in creating simplified and integrated access to authentic information. The State Archives of North Carolina's mission is to collect, preserve, manage and provide access to information that protects citizen rights, documents North Carolina history and culture, promotes transparency, and encourages stewardship of government records.
Description of Work:
Work will involve some travel, as well as occasional nights and weekends, and Saturday work in the Search Room on a rotating basis. Duties may include but are not limited to:
Works closely with records analysts and records description archivists to inventory, analyze, and document the administrative, legal, fiscal, and archival values of record series; appraise records to determine appropriate disposition; and provide state and local government offices advice on the long-term preservation of their archival records.
Works closely with division personnel on issues such as records management, electronic records preservation, digitization projects, and outreach. Works collaboratively with division personnel to plan and implement projects by establishing the scope of the project, benchmarks, and timelines for completion.
Serves as representative or liaison for the Division of Archives and Records, including acting as liaison with Administrative Office of the Court with regards to the management of the permanently valuable records in the county clerks of superior court offices. Plans and coordinates records pickups from state and local agencies.
Develops and delivers records management workshops for state and local government officials.
Provide reference services, including searching documents for administrative, legal, and evidential purposes.
Develop and deliver training for varied audiences.
Communicate effectively orally and in writing, as well as establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, government officials, and the public.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.
In order to qualify for this position you must meet ALL the following KSA's listed below:
Demonstrated knowledge of archival and records management principles and metadata standards, including best practices in electronic records management.
Demonstrated experience in archival appraisal, arrangement and description, cataloging, and creation of finding aids for records.
Working knowledge of the organization of state and local government in North Carolina.
Demonstrated experience in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating projects and overseeing projects over section lines, as well as establishing timeframes for completion.
Must be able to lift at least 40 lbs. and can unpack, shelve, and shift large quantities of archival materials, at times unassisted and on a regular basis.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
Must be able to work in an environment in which exposure to chemicals, dust, and mold is possible.
Must have a valid NC Driver's license, or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment.
Prefer coursework in library and/or public history specializing in records management and/or archival studies.
Prefer 2 years' experience in archival appraisal, arrangement and description, cataloging, and creation of finding aids for records.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Master's degree in history, public history, public administration or a related social science discipline from an appropriately accredited institution and one year progressive experience in archives and records work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supplemental and Contact Information
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence.
Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, and degree evaluations may be uploaded with your application. To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders.
Technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627.
Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Please call the human resources office for assistance.
Please refrain from submitting multiple applications, however; If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.
It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).
N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
Effective October 10, the above telephone number will change to 919-814-6670
Librarian - Archivist
Purpose of Classification
The purpose of this classification is to perform mid-level professional library work, including supervision of daily subdivision operations; participation in the planning and implementation process; monitoring of library service programs; assisting patrons; selecting and recommending materials for collection; determining patron informational needs; searching electronic databases; and creating reports.
Compensation is determined based upon qualifications.
The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance.
The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Advises individuals seeking information.
Compiles bibliographies and assembles materials on special/timely topics.
Compiles statistical reports for variety of library services.
Develops, evaluates and monitors library materials for collection; reviews and recommends books and non-book selections for collection based upon national and local collection development standards.
Dispenses appropriate information to management.
Handles monies from sale of items and/or the printing jobs for patrons.
Participates in the goal setting, planning and budgeting process; participates in the planning, development and design for displays and exhibits.
Performs research and evaluates the relevance of information as related to patron informational needs; provides reference/research assistance to patrons by answering specific questions either in person or by telephone.
Plans, coordinates and implements library programs.
Provides bibliographic instruction to the public.
Provides telephone service by answering questions dealing with programs, services and the collection.
Searches databases for interlibrary loan information and evaluates the appropriateness of material to meet public needs.
Supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff, processes employee concerns and problems, directs work, counsels, disciplines and completes employee performance appraisals; monitors and evaluates volunteer program; trains volunteers; and monitors and coordinates staff for seasonal programming.
Uses the Internet and other electronic resource databases to access/retrieve information; advises and instructs patrons in the use of the Internet and other electronic databases.
Collaborates with library colleagues on grant project development and proposal writing
Serves on appropriate committees and represents the Library in the community, as appropriate
Keeps abreast of national developments.
Librarians assigned to the Local History and Archives Department perform the following additional duties:
Develops, implements, and monitors standard operational procedures concerning the care of special collections in accordance with national library, archival, and preservation standards.
Manages Local History and Archives Department collection, including processing, cataloging, preserving, and otherwise caring for collections.
Describes, classifies, arranges and preserves books, other printed materials, artifacts, recorded audio, motion pictures, art, antiques, maps and other archival content
Catalogs collections and tracks archival collection donations and loans by using specialized computer software
Publicizes and expands awareness regarding the use of the Library Archives
Sets up digital preservation of historic photographs, documents and newspapers onto stable media in order to preserve the informational content
Participates in oral history documentation and historic reproduction programs
Retrieves items from the collection for use by patrons, ensuring due care is taken in handling materials
Assigns typing rooms, quiet study room, tutoring rooms, word processing and Internet computer to patrons based upon individual needs.
Troubleshoots copier and other equipment problems.
Performs other related duties as required.
The ability to clearly communicate Department and City Goals, Policies, Strategic Plans and other key information to employees and peers using multiple communication platforms including, but not limited to, e-mail and social media.
Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal direction.
Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.
Master's degree in Library and Information Science, from an ALA accredited university or college; supplemented by one (1) year of previous experience involving professional library work, which includes experience in the relevant area of assignment. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.
Previous employment in a Public or Academic library
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR LIBRARY (Archivist)
Three (3) years of relevant library/archives experience
Experience providing patrons services in a special collections environment
Familiar with technical platforms (Adobe Photoshop, ArchivesSpace)
Grant writing and/or grant administration experience
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's)
Knowledge of professional library principles, practices and techniques, current literature, trends and developments in the field of library science which is in the relevant area of assignment.
Knowledge of the field of library science in general and of area of responsibility in particular.
Ability to work with the public and library colleagues in a professional manner.
Ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, statistical and informational resources.
Ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in frequently changing situations.
Ability to apply principles of influence, such as motivation, incentives, and leadership and to exercise independent judgment in solving problems.
Ability to write in a professional manner, to document events, as required, and to speak to public groups, when required.
Ability to operate a computer and basic Office and library programs. Ability to perform database searches in appropriate subject areas.
Ability to use Microsoft Office software.
Librarians who work in the archival area must meet the following additional KSA's:
Knowledge of current archival standards, practices, and technologies.
Knowledge of best practices for intellectual and physical control of archival collections.
Knowledge of DACS standards; experience with EAD and MARC standards a plus.
PHYSICAL & SENSORY REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (20 pounds).
Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.
The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.
C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.
Logo Posting Number STA01366PO18 Classification Title Archivist III Internal Title Archivist III Campus Columbia 01 College/Division University Libraries Department LIBR Moving Image Research Collections Band 4 Advertised Minimum Salary $26,988 Advertised Salary Range $26,988 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.50 Work Schedule
Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.
Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below
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Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) South Carolina Retirement Yes State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes
Advertised Job Summary
Under the limited supervision of the Production Manager, the Archivist furthers the ongoing process of digitization of moving image materials held by Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC). The Archivist works with materials in a range of formats and conditions, necessitating precise handling and attention to detail.
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
Bachelor's degree and 1 year related experience in photographic reproduction and editing of microfilm or restoration of manuscripts and documents.
A valid driver's license is required.
Knowledge of, and experience working with analog film and video technology. Ability to diagnose electronic equipment. Knowledge of world and US History.
Extensive knowledge of archival film and video. Computer skills.
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 2 Desired Start Date 01/16/2019 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 11/29/2018 Job Close Date 01/13/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
We are only accepting applications submitted by January 13, 2019.
Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/46042 EEO Statement
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Do you have at least a Bachelor's degree and 1 year related experience in photographic reproduction and editing of microfilm or restoration of manuscripts and documents?
Do you have a valid Driver's License?
List of References and Contact Information
Archivist V (Sr-24) - Oahu
Recruitment Number 218334 - Immediate vacancy is located in Downtown, Island of Oahu Employment Only -$ 4,968 to $5,811 per month (SR-24, Step C to G).
Note: Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant's qualifications and other relevant factors.
A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the Civil Service Hawaii State Government Jobs page of our website.
The Archivist V directs a major area of archival activity such as Records Management, and assists in planning, organizing and directing the State archival program. Assignments at this level involve the full range of archival functions and services including appraisal, disposition, arrangement, description, preservation, rehabilitation, publication, exhibiting and reference services, and typically involve the entire scope of the State program.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:
Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university which included a minimum of twelve semester credit hours in one or a combination of the following: history, political science, or public administration.
Specialized Experience: Two and one-half years of progressively responsible experience in one or a combination of the fields described below:
A. Professional archival work dealing with non-current public records, documents, and historical records.
B. Professional library work maintaining an efficient reference service dealing with the fields of history, government documents and records, political science, public administration, or law.
C. Professional work formulating, installing, revising, or supervising a system of governmental records management.
Supervisory Experience: One year of supervisory work experience which included:
- planning, organizing, scheduling, and directing the work of others;
- assigning and reviewing their work;
- advising them on difficult work problems;
- training and developing subordinates; and
- evaluating their work performance.
Administrative Aptitude: Applicants must possess administrative aptitude. Administrative aptitude will be considered to have been met when there is strong affirmative evidence of the necessary administrative aptitudes and abilities.
Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.
The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.
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The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.
In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing are required, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this phase of the selection process.
Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of the application.
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The Rock & RollHall of Fame is currently considering applicants for the position of ImageArchivist. The Image Archivist reportsto the Director of Archives and isresponsible for processing, digitizing, cataloguing and creating accessto the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's museum and archival collections;conducting historical research to validate, update, and correct collectionsdata; applying archival standards to digitization process of archival materialsand digital media.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
1.Supports the entire Rock & Roll Hallof Fame organization by digitizing and processing paper, photographic andborn-digital collections in the Library & Archives for both internal andexternal uses.
Creates, preserves, and provides access todigital assets primarily for use in the organization's exhibition, marketing,online, research, and education initiatives.
Provides on-demand files or digitization forthe organization's time-sensitive initiatives (e.g., breaking news).
Creates finding aids and descriptivemetadata for digitized and born-digital assets.
Manages information about copyright, donorrestrictions, and permissions issues related to processing and access ofdigitized and born-digital materials.
Works with the Librarian and other Rock Hallstaff as appropriate on metadata schema development and digital assetdescription.
Collaborates with the TechnologyDivision and archives staff on digital workflows to support the preservation,access, storage, and security of digital materials.
Works with the Senior Director of Library& Archives and the Director of Archives to identify funding,collaborations, and grant opportunities in support of digital initiatives.
Staysup-to-date on emerging technologies and standards for the preservation ofdigital assets and maintains an awareness of current trends and developments inthe archival profession.
2.Digitizes archival material for thepurposes of preservation and public and staff access.
Works with the Director of Archives andother Rock Hall staff to identify and prioritize archival materials fordigitization.
Maintainshigh volume of digitization, metadata creation, and asset ingestion.
Creates, preserves, and provides access todigital assets as defined by the Library & Archives priorities forpreservation digitization and for external users upon request.
Ensuresthe maintenance and ongoing operation of digital imaging equipment,troubleshoots equipment problems, and may perform minor repairs or referproblems to the Technology Division.
Advisesand trains Library & Archives staff on the use of certain digital imagingsoftware, systems, and equipment.
Managesexternal digitization projects and ensures compatibility with internal systems.
Identifiesand documents collection "highlights" and provides for potential use and easyaccessibility organization-wide.
3.Worksclosely with the Senior Director of Library& Archives and the Director of Archives to support acquisition ofarchival materials according to collections policy, and provides knowledge andexpertise in refining policies and procedures for digital collections.
Selects and appraises born-digital and digitized collectionsoffered to the Library & Archives according to the collections policy.
Interacts with potential donors.
Works with Rock Hall staff to ensureborn-digital records of historical and enduring value are transferred to thearchives, arranged, described, and stored for long term preservation.
4.Supervises the activitiesof certain student employees, interns, and/or volunteers.
5.With other archivists,staffs the Reading Room to work with researchers, and responds to reference anddigital reproduction requests.
6.Represents the Rock Hall both within andoutside the institution.
Advocates for topics relating to oraffecting processing needs of born-digital and digitized collections.
Represents the Rock Hall to the generalpublic and scholarly community, which may include presenting at conferences andstaffing outreach events.
7.Travelsoffsite when required.
Duties include but maynot be limited to the above.
JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree in library science, archival studies orrelated field. Additional degree in music or related disciplinepreferred.
Minimum of three years'experience with preservation digitization of and archival experience withborn-digital and digitized image collections in an academic, research, orspecial library setting.
Demonstratedknowledge of digitization equipment, including repair and maintenance.
Demonstratedknowledge of best practices for digital image ingestion and storage.
Demonstratedknowledge of archival standards and best practices.
Working knowledge ofdigital asset management systems and databases highly desired.
Working knowledge ofcurrent trends and workflows for preservation digitization, ingest, metadatacreation, and quality control of images highly desired.
Familiarity withrelevant descriptive and technical metadata standards preferred.
Familiarity withcopyright, donor restrictions, and permissions issues related to providingaccess to digital content preferred.
Knowledge of recordsmanagement practices, trends, and issues especially as they relate to issuesassociated with digital content highly desired.
Experiencecontributing to successful grant applications preferred.
Historical knowledgeof rock and roll and related music genres strongly preferred.
Ability to maintainand report on statistics related to all aspects of work.
Outstanding teamorientation, flexibility, and ability to work both independently andcollaboratively.
Outstanding verbaland written communication skills, organizational skills, and interpersonalskills.
Detail oriented withability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and manage multipleprojects concurrently.
Thinks of the big-picture and considers the impact ofdecisions across the institution as a whole.
Understands implicitly how to manage and work withdifferent people and various working styles across the organization.
Involves others in decision-making but comfortableleading; avoids impulsive decisions.
Encourages teamwork and anticipates and removes obstaclesto effective teamwork; seeks to resolve conflicts as they arise.
Approaches others in a positive manner and builds solidlong-term relationships with key stakeholders inside and outside theorganization.
Communicates effectively with staff members, ensuringthat they and other key contacts across the organization are kept abreast ofinitiatives, issues, and events internally as well as externally.
Involves staff in various processes to share informationand provide input on policies and practices; solicits ideas and opinions tohelp shape specific decisions or plans.
Ability to successfully pass Rock & Roll Hall of Famereference check, background investigation, and drug screening.
Ability towork at least 40 hours per week; any shift as assigned, including evenings,weekends and holidays. Ability to workadditional hours as workload demands. Hours are primarily 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Monday through Friday.
Commensurate with experience. (Full-Time/Exempt)
The Rock & RollHall of Fame is an equal opportunity employer and Drug Free Workplace.
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