New Mexico: Traveling Archivist (short-term; student or new grad), New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board

Job Opening Title: Traveling Archivist

Employer Name: New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board

Job Location: New Mexico

Application Deadline: Until filled

Salary Range: $6,000 stipend

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Years of experience required: recent graduate or advanced student

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The New State Historical Records Advisory Board (NMHRAB) is pleased to announce the initiation of an assistance program for cultural heritage institutions and archives in New Mexico. An advanced student or recent graduate archivist will be chosen to provide up to 400 hours of archival project assistance to one New Mexico institution in 2022 during the period September 2021 to mid-June 2022. The archivist will provide assistance based on specific goals set by the institution and may include archival surveying, processing, cataloging, basic conservation, archival basics training, creation of finding aids and creation of online inventory/content access options. The stipend for this program is $6,000.

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter describing their interests and abilities and answer the questions provided in the application. Working hours will be based on the schedule of a supervisor at the host institution and on that of the traveling archivist, normally an eight-hour day, five days per week, during the ten-week time-frame. Qualified individuals submitting complete applications will be considered for funding. The position will provide a graduate student or recent graduate in the archival field an opportunity to gain valuable experience and to teach others basic archival techniques. The SRCA will administer the $6,000-stipend. Housing will be at the discretion of the awardee, although NMHRAB will work with local institutions to assist the awardee to find suitable lodging.

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