Processing Archivist (Temporary)

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Job Description

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Processing Archivist for the John Cotton Dana Library in Newark, New Jersey. This position reports to the Associate Director of the Institute of Jazz Studies. The Processing Archivist will be working in the Institute’s archival collections performing the duties listed below. The Institute’s archival collections include music manuscripts, personal papers, photographs, memorabilia, and other materials.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

Receives, arranges, describes, preserves and creates finding aids using best practices and cutting-edge techniques.

Describes the contents of each collection using established archival practices.

May provide research consultation about the contents of collections, as appropriate.

Position Status: Full Time

Hours Per Week: 40

Daily Work Shift: Day

FLSA: Exempt

Position Salary: 58,240.00

Payroll Designation: PeopleSoft

Terms of Appointment: Temporary Staff Appointment – Salaried 12 Month

Minimum Education and Experience

Requires a master’s degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Also requires at least one year of relevant professional experience in an academic or research library, archives, or similar setting.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of or familiarity with jazz history is desired but not required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of and experience in the development of EAD finding aids.

Awareness of national issues and trends in archives.

Special Conditions:

This position is appointed for 6 months.

Posting Open Date: 10/01/2018

Posting Close Date: 11/01/2018

Special Instructions to Applicants

This posting was updated to give applicants the option to upload ” LIST OF REFERENCES” NOT REFERENCE LETTERS. Applicants can upload either a file with references or submit names, phone numbers and email address in the application section titled “recommendations”.

Regional Campus: Rutgers University-Newark

Home Location Campus: Rutgers University-Newark

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