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Archivist(s)

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Job Description

The Library of Congress is hiring 15 archivists for several of its special collection divisions: Music; Prints and Photographs; American Folklife Center; Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound; and Manuscripts. A new initiative is underway to concentrate on organizing and describing for research use a backlog of an estimated 25 million unprocessed physical items in more than 1,000 different collections, ranging in size from less than 50 items to more than 1 million items. The formats of material comprise personal papers, corporate records, music, photographs, architectural drawings, and audiovisual materials, primarily from the 19th and 20th centuries and related to American history, life, and culture. These are permanent positions, open to all qualified applicants. All positions offer progressive promotions to the GS-13 level. Links to each job announcement and application process follow:

How to Apply

Archivist (Vacancy #: VAR000714) This position is located in the Acquisition and Processing Section, Music Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services. The position description number for this position is 368552.

  • Opening Date: December 17, 2018
  • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
  • Grade Level: GS-09
  • Series: 1420
  • [5 positions]

 

Archivist (Vacancy #: VAR000716) This position is located in the Technical Services Section, Prints and Photographs Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services. The position description number for this position is 368552.

  • Opening Date: December 17, 2018
  • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
  • Grade Level: GS-09
  • Series: 1420
  • [3 positions]

Archivist (Vacancy #: VAR000720) These positions are located in the American Folklife Center, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services. The position description number for this position is 368552.

  • Opening Date: December 17, 2018
  • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
  • Grade Level: GS-09
  • Series: 1420
  • [2 positions]

 

Archivist (Vacancy #: VAR000723) This position is located in the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library Services at the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC) in Culpeper, Virginia. The position description number for this position is 368552.

  • Opening Date: December 17, 2018
  • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
  • Grade Level: GS-09
  • Series: 1420
  • [1 position]

 

Archivist (Vacancy #: VAR000725) This position is located in the Preparation Section, Manuscript Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services. The position description number for this position is 368552.

  • Opening Date: December 17, 2018
  • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
  • Grade Level: GS-09
  • Series: 1420
  • [2 positions]

 

See Also:  Archivist (Vacancy #: VAR000657) The position is located in the Preparation Section, Manuscript Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services. 

  • Opening Date: December 10, 2018
  • Closing Date: January 2, 2019
  • Grade Level: GS-11
  • Series: 1420
  • [2 positions]

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