Jekyll Island, GA: RFQ Blueprint & Map Archival Project, Jekyll Island Museum Archives

Job Opening Title: Project Archivist

Employer Name: Jekyll Island Authority Museum Archives

Job Location: Jekyll Island, GA

Application Deadline: April 28th, 2019

Link to job posting: https://www.jekyllisland.com/jekyll-island-authority/rfps/

Years of experience required: 0-3

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The Blueprint & Map Archival Project (Project) is an onsite contract project, with the goal of increasing access to the collections involved, while at the same time providing preservation as needed. The Collection contains approximately 10,000 to 20,000 pages of physical & digital architecture, design, landscape & construction records. This project shall consist of sorting, arranging, describing and rehousing at file – item level all of these records, according to SAA Best practices and Jekyll Island Museum procedures. The records will be accessioned into the museum’s collection management system and digitized so that the images and metadata may be uploaded into JIM’s digital asset management system (DAMS) for easy access. The Contractor will be based in the museum offices, with a majority of work being done in the blueprint and map room, providing sorting, arrangement, description, rehousing and digital ingest of images and metadata of the blueprint and map collection of over 10,000 pages.