Kansas City, MO: PT Archivist, Society for the Preservation & Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America (SPAAMFAA)

Job Opening Title: ARCHIVIST

Employer Name: SPAAMFAA Archives

Job Location: Kansas City MO

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Link to job posting: http://www.spaamfaa.org/archives/archivist/

Years of experience required:

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Do you like old fire trucks and want to know more? The Society for the Preservation and Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America, (SPAAMFAA) is looking for an energetic, self-starting, organized, and focused professional to serve as the part-time Archivist at our library in Kansas City, MO.

Founded in 1958, SPAAMFAA is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization with more than 3,000 members dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and operation of antique fire apparatus. The society’s archival collection was established in 1985, and consists of 120 + feet of shelved materials, flat and vertical files that contain thousands of photographs, books and fire service periodicals. The materials in the collection focus on the design, manufacturers and manufacturing of American fire apparatus, including sales literature, parts lists, repair manuals and fire apparatus blueprints.

The SPAAMFAA archives committee is seeking a knowledgeable professional to help organize, manage, and perform the physical inventory, cataloging, and digitization of this burgeoning collection.

For more information see:
http://www.spaamfaa.org/archives/archivist/