DescriptionThe New York State Archives is seeking to fill a Historic Conservation Technician (HCT) 2 position in the Office of Cultural Education. The focus of the position is the digitization of selected records in the Archives holdings for online delivery and in response to research requests. Under the direction of an Archives and Records Management Specialist (ARMS) 2 in the Collections Management Unit, duties of this position will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Participate in the digitization of selected collections;
Conduct review processes to ensure the quality of resulting digital images and corresponding metadata;
Participate in preservation reformatting activities such as original microfilming and microforms duplication;
Participate in collections management activities such as stacks maintenance, monitoring environmental conditions in the Cultural Education Center, and disaster preparedness and response; and
Carryout other tasks as assigned.
Provisional Appointment: Must have three years of conservation or preservation or historic collections-related experience in the discipline to which assigned. A bachelor’s or master’s degree in history, public history, art history, museum studies, photographic preservation, collections management, conservation, or fine arts may be substituted for two years of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a provisional appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits.
*Leads to a maximum salary of $49,041 based on annual performance advances.
APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by July 6, 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org (email applications are preferred). You must include the Box number (OCE-952/26365) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.
Published: Thursday, July 7, 2016 16:14 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:40 UTC