Digital Archivist – New York Historical Society, NY, NY

Job Title: Digital Archivist
Organization: New-York Historical Society. Library
Reports to: Head of Archival Processing

Job Summary:
The New-York Historical Society seeks to hire a Digital Archivist for a three-year project funded by the Leon Levy Foundation to develop a repository of born-digital archival materials. The position is responsible for developing a sustainable infrastructure for collecting, processing, preserving, and making born-digital materials accessible to staff and researchers; deploying that infrastructure to bring historically important born-digital institutional records into the N-YHS Institutional Archive; and preserving, processing, and making accessible other born-digital materials currently in the library’s archival collections as well as newly acquired born-digital materials. The project starts on July 1, 2019.

Compensation: $70,000/annual. Attractive benefits package.

For complete job description, required qualifications, and application instructions, please go to the Careers section of New-York Historical Society’s website: https://www.nyhistory.org/digital-archivist

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