Ossining, NY: Archivist, Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers

Job Opening Title: Archivist

Employer Name: Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers

Job Location: Ossining, NY

Application Deadline: 6/3/2022

Salary Range:

Link to job posting: https://maryknollsociety.org/jobs/archivist-3/

Years of experience required: 2

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Position Title: Archivist, Maryknoll Mission Archives
Location: Maryknoll, NY

Maryknoll Mission Archives
Located on the campus of the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers headquarters in New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley, the Maryknoll Mission Archives is a collaborative office of the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters and Maryknoll Lay Missioners, all Catholic mission organizations. The organizational records and personal papers in our care document Maryknoll’s more than a century of participation in the worldwide mission of the Catholic Church in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the United States.

Job Description
The Archives seeks a creative and service-focused individual to join our team as an Archivist. This is a full-time position. Under the supervision of the Archives Director, the Archivist’s core responsibilities include the following processing, reference and outreach activities:
• Arrangement and description of paper, born-digital, audio, object and audiovisual materials
• Responding to reference inquiries and assisting visiting researchers
• Promoting interest in and utilization of the history of the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters and Maryknoll Lay Missioners by developing exhibits, creating website content and hosting tours

Qualifications for a successful candidate:
• ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS with archives concentration or MA in history with archives concentration
• Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice
• Processing experience, at least 2-3 years preferred
• Commitment to excellent customer service
• Outstanding written, oral communication and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member as well as independently

Preferred Skills:
• Familiarity with archival information management software such as Archon
• Familiarity with Microsoft WordPress, Adobe Photoshop, Preservica and/or Embark by Gallery Systems
• Reference experience
• Knowledge of Catholic Church history and global issues

COVID-19 Consideration:
We do require COVID-19 vaccination for employment. We provide all of our employees with proper PPE for their position. All employees must go through a health screening prior to entering our buildings.

We offer an outstanding work environment, opportunities for career advancement and competitive benefits. EOE. Interested and qualified applicants should forward their resume and a cover letter to: hr@maryknoll.org

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