10 Best Archivist Job Descriptions

Archivist Job summary 1

The Archivist is responsible for the management and preservation of the library’s archival collections, which include a variety of media, including documents, maps, audiovisual materials, born-digital materials, photographs and the University’s historical records. The Archivist interprets these and other special collections through reference consultations, exhibitions and classroom instruction. The occupant of this position also provides advice and training to campus units concerning the organization and retention of records to preserve the intellectual heritage of the university.

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Archivist Job summary 2

Under the supervision, the Archivist is responsible for establishing and managing a records retention program for the university archives and processing new and existing archival collections in a wide variety of media formats. They participate in the creation of record retention schedules, finding aids, and digital collections for archival material, as well as providing training for support staff. The person in this position also provides research assistance and monitors the Archives/Special Collections Reading Room. This individual must have excellent organizational skills and possess a keen attention to detail. They will work in a highly collaborative work environment, which requires the ability to work with a range of departments across the university and the library.

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Archivist Job summary 3

The Archivist arranges and describes archival material. The incumbent assists in the implementation of EAD and archival management software; participates in projects to revise, edit, correct, and digitally publish legacy finding aids; and creates metadata for digital collections on the Library.

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Archivist Job summary 4

Under the direction, the Archivist is responsible for the recording, cataloging and maintenance of visual collection information.

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Archivist Job summary 5

We are looking for an experienced, aggressive, scientifically trained, and market-oriented Archivist to contribute to the success of the organization.

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Archivist Job summary 6

The Archivists will create, enhance, and manage descriptive data for archival collections, including contributing to the team's efforts to implement a reparative and inclusive approach to archival description. Processing personal papers, organizational records, and University records will constitute the majority of the workload. The Archivists may also manage large-scale digitization projects and will contribute to collaborative initiatives focused on arrangement, description, digitization, and archival discovery. The Archivists will also participate in the reference rotation, participate on library-wide committees, and supervise student workers.

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Archivist Job summary 7

We are seeking someone who will contribute to the university by arranging and describing archival collections and creating finding aids. The ideal candidate will provide leadership and direction for Archives and Special Collections using both forward-looking and well-established techniques for managing and processing collection materials in various formats; develop a record of service, scholarship, and professional development.

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Archivist Job summary 8

The Archivist will maintain and enhance tour archives, enabling a wide range of users to access and use analog and digital documents, films, videos, photos, other materials from the archival holdings.

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Archivist Job summary 9

Seeking an Archivist to support our team onsite.

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Archivist Job summary 10

We have an opening for a full-time Archivist.

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