Project Archivist (short-term), Rochester Institute of Technology

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Created: April 29, 2015


The Cary Graphic Arts Collection at Rochester Institute of Technology seeks a Project Archivist to process, arrange, and describe a recently acquired collection related to typeface and logotype design. This is a grant-funded, full-time, four-month appointment.

  • Project Archivist will create a processing plan, and is responsible for the arrangement, housing, and description of the Ed Benguiat Collection.
  • Project Archivist will create an item-level DACS compliant finding aid using Archivists Toolkit.
Required Minimum Qualifications
  • Previous experience in processing and describing archival collections following national standards and best practices.
  • Experience using Archivists Toolkit or other archival data management systems.
Required Minimum Education Level
  • BS
  • BFA
  • BA
Preferred Qualifications
Masters degree in library science or archival studies preferred, but not required, as well as a background in graphic design history.

Preferred Education Level

Required Application Documents
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
How To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.

Additional Details
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Application Information
Contact: Human Resources
Rochester Institute of Technology
Phone: 585-475-7095
Online App. Form: d=5289&jobId=1081291


Published: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 17:50 UTC

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