Waterbury, CT: Archivist, Mattatuck Museum & Historical Society

Employer Name: Mattatuck Museum & Historical Society

Job Location: Waterbury, CT

Application Deadline:

Link to job posting: https://www.mattmuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/MattatuckMuseum_Archivist-Librarian-JOB-DESCRIPTION_January-2020.pdf

Years of experience required:

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The Archivist is responsible for processing, digitizing, and preserving archival materials and collections. They develop, arrange, and describe archival collections in accordance with accepted standards and practices as well as oversee the development of the Museum’s catalog of archival holdings. In addition to managing the accession and de-accession of documents to the Archives, they provide expertise and input into the institution’s Collections Plan. The Archivist is tasked with aiding professional and student researchers, as well as providing reference services in the Research Archive to the public. They provide reference services to staff in support of upcoming and current exhibitions, publications and other institutional initiatives. They support exhibit staff and guest curators regarding relevant collection materials for inclusion in exhibitions as well as create historical exhibitions using archive materials. Visit mattmuseum.org/visit/about/job-opportunities/ for a full job description and information on how to apply.