San Francisco, CA: Project Archivist, GLBT Historical Society

Job Opening Title: Project Archivist

Employer Name: GLBT Historical Society

Job Location: San Francisco, CA

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Salary Range: $58,000-$60,000 plus benefits

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Years of experience required: 1-3 years

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The Project Archivist will manage a recently funded National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant titled, “Sing Out: Processing and Digitizing LGBTQ Music and Theater Collections.” Reporting to the Director of the Dr. John P. De Cecco Archives and Special Collections, the Project Archivist is responsible for processing and describing 10 selected collections that comprise the grant and selecting and digitizing 300 items from the grant collections. The Project Archivist will write reports and participate in publicity and outreach activities related to the grant objectives. The Project Archivist ensures that all archival programs strive for inclusion and diverse representation of LGBTQ history.

This is a full-time, exempt, 1 year term position beginning July 2021. The position is based at the organization’s offices in the mid-Market neighborhood of San Francisco. Salary is $58,000-$60,000 depending on experience. Medical, dental, optical, retirement, commuting, and vacation benefits are included. The GLBT Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to expand the diversity of its staff. LGBTQ people, people of color, women, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Position open until filled.

Please submit a resume, a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, and a writing sample or sample finding aid to Subject line: Project Archivist
Application. No calls please. Thank you for your interest.

The GLBT Historical Society collects, preserves, exhibits and makes accessible to the public materials and knowledge to support and promote understanding of LGBTQ history, culture and arts in all their diversity. Founded in 1985, the society is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of LGBTQ public history. The GLBT Historical Society is a registered 501(c)3 educational nonprofit organization.

The GLBT Historical Society values a passion for LGBTQ history and culture, humor, kindness and respect in interpersonal relationships, working hard and effectively, and a commitment to success.