Project Archivist

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Created: January 7, 2015


The Wellesley College Archives is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic Project Archivist to work on the arrangement and description of the records of the Wellesley Centers for Women. The full-time position is for a one-year limited term. The Project Archivist is responsible for working independently to appraise, organize, arrange, describe, and provide access to archival collections that are primarily paper but include a variety of media. The Project Archivist will use ArchivesSpace and should be familiar with using institutional repositories.
Trained archivist with MLS from ALA-accredited library school or equivalent preferred.
May also be in process of earning an MLS degree.
Demonstrated archival processing experience.
Comfort with archival standards and practices and web-based archives management tools.
Knowledge of or interest in gender-focused research preferred.
Tolerance for dusty environments and ability to lift record cartons up to 30 lbs. required.
Wellesley College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.


Published: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 21:47 UTC

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