The archivist will work strategically with the Collections Manager at the Frazier and with the Manager of Communications of a corporate partner, whose archive the museum is contracted to manage. The collaboration between these entities is important for further success of this program. The Archivist is responsible for the day-to-day management of the archives, specifically the digitization and maintenance of the collection. Growth of the collection is expected and will be planned into the scope of the position. The Archivist will work closely with many stakeholders involved with the corporation to ensure the materials are available as needed. The Archivist will also work closely with the Collections and Exhibitions departments regarding collaborative projects, collections care, and installations.
· Minimum of a B.A. in History, Library Science, Archival Science, or Records Management (Master’s degree in Library or Information Science with a concentration in archival studies strongly preferred)
· Certification by the Academy of Certified Archivists and/or Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) credentials preferred
· Minimum of 5 years of managing corporate archives
· Demonstrated knowledge of professional archival methods and practices
· Extensive knowledge in acquisition, archiving, accessioning, and cataloging
· Required experience with current versions of Microsoft Office, PastPerfect, or similar software
· Must be detail-oriented with excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and research skills
· Must be a self-starter with the ability to work on multiple projects with little or no supervision;
· Must have good work ethic, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively to achieve departmental and institutional goals
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
· Evaluates, selects, arranges, stores, preserves, and retrieves materials in appropriate ways
· Creates, compiles, and maintains documents, histories of use, and physical histories of items in the archives, such as:
o Legal forms and acknowledgments, publications, and periodicals
o Correspondence, minutes, speeches, charts, company manuals, and audio/visual recordings
o Biographies, genealogy information, scrapbooks and personal memorabilia
o Archival collections catalog and files (acquisition, accession, provenance)
o Loan documents, conservation, and condition reports
o Exhibition, insurance, and location records
· Coordinates/assists with computer projects such as :
· Makes the archives accessible and disseminates information to corporate stakeholders as needed
· Organizes publicity events surrounding the archives, such as presentations and exhibitions
· Collections Interns and Volunteers
EXPECTED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
· Physical demands: In the work environment described below, position requires working at desk and utilizing a computer for prolonged periods of time and good eye/hand coordination. Position also requires verbal and written conversation with others, as well as standing, walking, bending, climbing, reaching, strenuous lifting/moving objects up to 50 pounds. Vision abilities required by the job include close vision.
· Work Environment: Work will be performed in an office environment, and in museum spaces. Occasional evening and weekend work is required.
Please apply online http://fraziermuseum.org/careers/
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