Washington, DC: Committee Archivist, Senate Judiciary Committee

Job Opening Title: Committee Archivist

Employer Name: Senate Judiciary Committee

Job Location: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: July 31, 2019

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Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Senator Dianne Feinstein, Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is seeking a detail-oriented, organized Archivist for the Committee. Responsibilities include overseeing the archiving and management of Committee records, and the maintenance of relevant archiving policies and procedures. The Committee Archivist will survey records management practices, recommend and implement improvements, work with staff to maintain textual and electronic records in an appropriate manner, ascertain and ensure the completeness of legislative, oversight, and nominations documentation, prepare inventories of archival transfers, and serve as liaison with the Senate Archivist in transferring records to the Archives and in retrieving records from the Archives. Required professional credentials include a graduate degree in American history or archival/library management, or specialized training at an archival institute. Experience on Capitol Hill or with the political process is highly desirable, as well as knowledge of the historic role of the Senate Judiciary Committee in executive and judicial nominations, executive branch oversight, and legislative issues. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@feinstein.senate.gov and include “Committee Archivist” in the subject line.