[SIGCIS-Members] AV Processing Archivist Job (Full-Time) at IBM
blanchette at ucla.edu
Fri May 1 08:08:58 PDT 2015
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From: "David Kay, MLS" <davidkaymls at GMAIL.COM>
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Subject: [AMIA-L] AV Processing Archivist Job (Full-Time)
AV Processing Archivist Job Opportunity in New York State!
Processing Archivist (Full-time)
The Winthrop Group’s Information & Archival Services Division has an immediate opening for a full-time Processing Archivist at IBM locations in Somers and East Fishkill, NY. Under supervision of The Winthrop Group, the Processing Archivist will work in a corporate archive with a large videotape and media collection and assist in the duties described below. The work ends in December 2015 with the possibility of extension.
Major tasks and responsibilities:
Develop and implement a work plan for creating a searchable inventory of unprocessed videotape collection
Begin cataloging and labeling videotapes and other video media
Conduct targeted quality control reviews
Train and supervise a temporary Inventory Archivist (3-4 months)
Begin preparing an inventory of paper records and born-digital records
Undertake content appraisal of records identified by the Corporate Archivist
Make recommendations for processing methods and, if needed, archival supplies
MLS/MLIS or MA in History program, with a concentration in archives
Minimum of two to three years work in an archival setting
Experience with content appraisal, archival processing standards and procedures
Detail-oriented with ability to manage multiple projects
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to interact well and cooperate with colleagues
Experience with recognizing, identifying and describing audiovisual materials
Familiarity with different media formats and types of metadata
Experience with working in corporate archives
Experience with supervising qualified professionals
Familiarity with organizational records and content appraisal
Proficiency in using collection management and access systems
Skilled and accurate typist
Monthly rate (with full benefits) based on experience and level of qualification.
Please send a resume; a list of no fewer than three references including names, titles, postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers; and a brief, sample finding aid to David Kay, Manager, Information & Archival Services, The Winthrop Group, at dkay [at] winthropgroup.com .
David Kay, MLS
Manager, Information & Archival Services
The Winthrop Group, Inc.
Jean-François Blanchette, Associate Professeur
Dept. of Information Studies, UCLA
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