Ossining, NY: PT Archives Assistant, Dominican Sisters of Hope

Job Opening Title: Archives Assistant

Employer Name: Dominican Sisters of Hope

Job Location: Ossining, New York

Application Deadline: December 18th

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Years of experience required: 0-2

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: POSITION: Archives Assistant
Job Status: Part Time, 18 hours per week
Date: November 11, 2019

GENERAL SUMMARY:
The Archives Assistant will assist in digital preservation and records management, as well as have the opportunity to engage in historical research.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Under the direction of the Archivist: Performing a variety of tasks including arranging & describing archival files, performing minor conservation treatment, preserving and accessing electronic and digital records, responding to queries; working with Archivist to design/implement historical exhibits. Must be able to maintain confidentiality of protected & sensitive information.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED, include:
Bachelor’s degree in library science, information science, history or data science from an accredited institution;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word & Excel), and experience with Archival content management systems; Prior library, archives and/or museum experience preferred;
Good English writing skills, advanced research skills, organizational skills & attention to detail;
Ability to lift and carry boxes weighing up to 40 pounds

WORKING CONDITIONS: this position is located in a temperature-controlled environment of 65O – 70O. The ability to climb stairs is required for this position.
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To apply: send resume, cover letter and salary expectations to Careers@ophope.org

Deadline for applying: December 18, 2019.

The Dominican Sisters of Hope, Inc. is a non-profit religious organization, located in Ossining, NY. To learn more about the Sisters and their missions, visit our website at www.ophope.org