Assistant Archivist , Acquisitions, Gotlieb Archival Research Center

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
15 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Provide support and assistance to the Archivist for Acquisitions with the archival material coming in to the Gotlieb Center. Apply archival techniques and prepare preliminary listings for the new material. Sort, organize and identify the material within the policies and procedures of the Center. Other duties include providing assistance to researchers utilizing the manuscript and rare book holdings in HGARC as well as writing responses to queries received by mail, e-mail, and telephone relative to various collections. Research topics and formulate the information to be provided to the researcher. Assist in the training and supervision of student assistants.

Required Skills

Bachelors degree required, preferably in Liberal Arts and Humanities; Masters degree preferred; excellent organizational skills, must be flexible and able to work in an environment of constantly shifting priorities and one to three years of experience working with manuscripts in an archive.

Job Location

BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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