Job Opening Title: Assistant Museum Archivist
Employer Name: Chickasaw Nation Industries
Job Location: Atlanta, GA
Years of experience required: 1
Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: SUMMARY
The Assistant Museum Archivist supports and assists the Museum Archivist for the David J. Sencer CDC Museum (CDCM). This position assists with a variety of activities related to the history of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) such as the accurate display of permanent collections, special exhibitions, education programming and public events.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.
Researches, surveys, arranges and describes archival collections.
Evaluates materials to determine if they have evidential, informational and/or of historical value. Organizes, arranges and describes collection contents and prepares collections for long-term storage.
Performs basic preservation methods, including re-housing, re-foldering and creating finding aids.
Knowledge of accepted archival theory, standards and practices. Proficiency in the use and application of archival descriptive and content standards, such as DACS.
Demonstrates understanding of basic preservation and conservation issues for a variety of materials, including paper, photographs and born digital items.
Demonstrates strong analytical, organizational, project management and problem-solving ability.
Knowledge of principles of diversity and inclusion and demonstrated experience or interest in social justice, equity and inclusion.
Strong research, writing, technology and communication skills.
Demonstrates physical agility and the ability to lift items up to 30 pounds and retrieve materials from high shelves with or without reasonable accommodation.
Flexible to changing needs and priorities.
Other Responsibilities may be assigned.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.
For all job inquiries, please contact CNI.Recruiter@chickasaw.com.