New York, NY: Senior Specialist, Archives, AIG Insurance

Senior Specialist, Archives (Archivist)
Job ID #:     107508
Employment Type:
Full Time – Permanent
Location(s):     NY-New York
Education Preferred:     Masters Degree (or equivalent)
Business Unit:     Corporate
Relocation Provided:     No
Functional Area:     Communications
Travel Percentage:     0%

Position Description

The Archivist assesses, collects, preserves, manages, and provides access to information and materials determined to have long-term value to AIG. He/she also provides research services for internal clients. The Archivist is a subject matter expert on AIG collections, especially hard copy and digital corporate records. He/she is a promoter of AIG’s heritage and seeks to strategically utilize the company’s archival and historical assets. The Archivist manages the Archives database and related content.

Essential Functions:

•Captures/maintains relevant company information for long-term preservation
•Appraises, arranges and describes historical hard copy and digital records of AIG and subsidiaries
•Prepares descriptive access tools to archival records
•Provides reference and research services
•Maintains Archives database, oversees content and acts as liaison with relevant vendors
vendors

Position Requirements
Required Education and Experience:

•Masters degree in History, Library Science, Information Studies or related field
•Minimum three (3) years working with archival records in a corporate or institutional setting
•Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
•Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
•Excellent organizational skills, flexible and detail oriented
•Excellent communication and customer service skills
•Proven cataloguing skills and database management
•Proven computer/software skills especially Microsoft and Adobe products
•Ability to lift 40 lbs

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

•Certified Archivist (or willingness to obtain certification)
•Knowledge of InMagic DB/Textworks

About Us
American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading international insurance organization serving customers in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions. AIG companies serve commercial, institutional, and individual customers through one of the most extensive worldwide property-casualty networks of any insurer. In addition, AIG companies are leading providers of life insurance and retirement services in the United States.

AIG Property Casualty is a global market leader, one of the few truly global property casualty franchises.

AIG Life and Retirement is one of the largest life insurance organizations in the U.S., and provides protection, investment and income solutions needed for financial and retirement security.

United Guaranty Corporation is the marketplace leader in mortgage insurance in the U.S.

Additional information about AIG can be found at http://www.aig.com | YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/aig | Twitter: @AIGInsurance| LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/aig

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