New York, NY: PT Archives Fellow, Tusk Holdings

Job Opening Title: Archives Fellow

Employer Name: Tusk Holdings

Job Location: New York, New York

Application Deadline:

Salary Range: $20/hr

Link to job posting:

Years of experience required: 0-2

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Tusk Holdings provides a variety of consulting services to clients. Our archives consultants build digital archives for individuals, philanthropic organizations, and corporations. Our digital archives facilitate access to critical materials and empower our clients to shape and protect their legacy. Archives projects vary based on client needs.

We are currently looking for an assistant to help us complete a digitization project for a corporate archive.

Responsibilities may include:
– Measuring items and ordering supplies to rehouse items for long-term storage
– Rehousing, labeling, and packing up items for long-term storage
– Preparing shipments of materials for digitization and reviewing materials received back from digitization vendors
– Assisting with quality control checks of digital files and metadata (including metadata remediation)
– Assisting with the preparation of files for ingest into the corporation’s digital storage platform
– Assisting with the preparation of the final collection inventory including: updating box information, adding detailed item information where necessary/lacking, and preparing a version of the inventory for upload into the corporation’s records management system

Qualifications:
– Attention to detail
– Ability to carefully handle, move, and pack objects
– Ability to work on-site in New York
– Experience working in an archive with physical collections preferred
– Experience working with a DAM preferred
– 1-2 years of experience preferred
– Current students or recent graduates welcome

Application requirements:
– Resume
– Cover letter

Time commitment:
– Flexible, 15-20 hours a week (within a 9am-6pm, M-F work schedule)

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to hiring@tuskstrategies.com