Naperville, IL: Temporary Archives Assistant, Naper Settlement

Job Opening Title: Temporary Archives Assistant Position

Employer Name: Naper Settlement

Job Location: Naperville, IL

Application Deadline: 08/19/2019

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Years of experience required: Graduate Student

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The Naperville Heritage Society (administrator of Naper Settlement) seeks a student currently enrolled in a graduate program in archives, public history, museum studies, or a related field to create finding aids and carry out remedial preservation tasks for its archival collections. Working under the Project Director, this grant-funded, temporary Archives Assistant position carries a stipend of $5,000 for 250 hours of work from August of 2019 through June of 2020 (and is not eligible for benefits). Completion of archival coursework is preferred. Experience working with archival collections (in research and/or in processing projects), meticulous attention to detail, strong writing and communications skills, and proficiency with Microsoft Office products are required. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé and three references to by July 21, 2019.