Temporary Archives Assistant

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Job Description

The Peabody Institute Archives is hiring a part-time archives student assistant for summer 2017.

Note: This is a summer only position (May through August 2017)

Located at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, the Peabody Archives maintains the records of the Institute and more than 200 special collections related to music.

The Archives Assistant will process one or more special collections in music. Specific duties may include arrangement and description of materials, preservation, digitization and metadata cataloging for CONTENTdm, and preparation of a finding aid for the collection. The assistant may also be asked to assist researchers and respond to reference questions.

Located in the heart of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon Cultural District, the Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 as America’s first academy of music. Today, through its degree-granting Conservatory and its community-based Preparatory music and dance school, Peabody trains musicians and dancers of every age and at every level. Each year Peabody stages nearly 850 public concerts and performances. Peabody is one of the nine divisions that comprise the Johns Hopkins University.


Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree required. Candidates who are currently enrolled in a library science program and have an interest in archives or special collections are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of classical music is highly desirable

How to Apply

See the full job posting here.

Find information on how to apply here.

NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at 443-997-5100. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Job postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

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