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
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.
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.
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