Part-time Archivist, Cambridge MA

The family of Professor Marshall Goldman (http://daviscenter.fas.harvard.edu/about-us/people/marshall-goldmanis looking to hire a trained archivist to organize his records and prepare them for deposit at the appropriate archival repositories, namely at Harvard University and Wellesley College.  S/he will work
directly with Professor Goldman in his Cambridge office to identify materials, create inventories, and perform preliminary processing.  In addition, s/he will work with archivists at the repositories and staff at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies to identify and prepare records for transfer.

This is part-time work, approximately 15 hours per week, with the desired schedule between 1-5 PM. The position will pay $15-25/hour depending on experience. It is anticipated that this work will continue over two to three months or until the work is completed.

Qualifications:

-MLS from an ALA-accredited program, with a concentration in archival studies. MLS candidates with experience and coursework in archival descriptive practices and standards and those with Master's degrees in public history or archival management will also be considered.
-Experience surveying and processing large archival collections.
-Background or interest in Russian history, politics, and language helpful.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Demonstrated ability to complete projects on-time.
-Ability to routinely lift boxes weighing up to 40 lbs.
-Possession of a car to drive Professor Goldman home in the evening. (He has a parking spot close to his Harvard office that the individual could use.)

Please send a resume and cover letter to Karla Goldman, kargold@umich.edu.

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