Harrisburg, PA: Archivist I, Pennsylvania State Archives

Job Opening Title: Archivist I

Employer Name: PA State Archives

Job Location: Harrisburg, PA

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Link to job posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau/jobs/2355245/archivist-1?keywords=archivist&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Years of experience required: Entry level

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IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE. YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY. ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.

•Full-time employment
•Occasional Saturday hours may be required
•Must be willing to travel. Travel expenses will be paid

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
An employee in this job assists in accessioning, inventorying, appraising,
arranging, indexing, describing, and preserving manuscripts from private
individuals and institutions as well as public records from state agencies
and units of local government within the Commonwealth. Work involves
conducting research and preparing responses to inquiries from the
general public and professional researchers and assisting the public in
locating source or informational materials, which may include retrieving
them from the State Archives. Work may also include the preparation of
finding aids. Work is reviewed in progress and upon completion for
compliance with policies, procedures, regulations, and expected
outcomes.

Assists in accessioning, inventorying, appraising,
arranging, and describing manuscripts and public records from state
agencies and units of local government within the Commonwealth and
from private individuals and institutions who are offering their collections to
the Commission.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
•PA residency currently waived for this title
•Minimum Experience and Training Requirements – A master’s degree in archival science, history, library information science, or information science that includes six credits in archival science
•This posting requires submission of a transcript.
•Must be able to perform essential job functions