Project Archivist – University at Albany – Albany, NY

The University at Albany (State University of New York, Albany, NY) invites applications and nominations for the position of Project Archivist. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections and Archives at the University Libraries, this is a two-year grant-funded position. This position is needed to fulfill the following responsibilities for a Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant: arrange and describe the manuscript collections according to standard archival practices for DACS, including surveying the collections in order to establish a proposed arrangement; identify media and determine preservation measures; physically reorganize the collection in accordance with the arrangement plan; supervise students; create finding aids and MARC records.

For qualification requirements and application instructions, please go to http://www.albany.edu/rfhr/assets/R14-01.pdf.

Application deadline: February 19, 2014

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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