Kula, HI: Archivist (term), Haleakala National Park

Job Opening Title: Archivist Haleakala National Park Hawaii

Employer Name: The Great Basin Institute

Job Location: Kula, Hawaii

Application Deadline: 10/10/2022

Salary Range: $22.25 hourly

Link to job posting: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/greatbasincr/ReqNotes.aspx?req=2022-RAP-102

Years of experience required: 5-6 years

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Working in collaboration with Haleakala National Park we seek to hire an Archivist to join our Research Associate (RA) Program and provide archival resource support in Kula, Hawaii. The Archivist will support the Museum Program at Haleakala National Park by surveying, appraising, accessioning, and cataloging the park archives. Archivist activities will include arrangement, physical processing, rehousing, creation of finding aids, and cataloging of, minimally, 175.5 linear feet of archival material, which includes paper records and audiovisual formats such as photographic prints, negatives, slides, audiocassettes, and digital media. More specifically, the Archivist’s duties will include, but may not be limited to:

Working with park staff to identify records for appropriate disposal;
Preparing and organizing permanent records for retention;
Arranging, describing, and rehousing permanent records for addition to park archives;
Entering catalog records in the Interior Collections Management System (ICMS) archives module in appropriate series for the archival records that are processed;
Creating Finding Aids to reflect the added records, which will be made available to both the NPS and the general public in order to aid park staff, visitors and researchers in using the park archival collections.
The work is partially sedentary with prolonged standing, walking, and bending often required, and lifting and moving of heavy items weighing 50 pounds or more.


Educational experience with a bachelor’s degree in library and information science, archival studies, museum studies, history, or closely related field – applicants currently enrolled in a program leading to a master’s degree in information science or museum studies are strongly encouraged to apply;
Previous experience working in an archives setting, including arranging and describing, processing, cataloging, researching, preserving, and housing of collections;
Experience with using museum or archival databases;
Ability to work with minimal direct supervision;
Self-motivated and detail-oriented, possessing strong organizational skills to effectively plan and complete assigned workload within defined timelines;
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with a diverse audience including co-workers, members of the public, and agency personnel;
Intermediate or advanced skill using Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel, with ability to manually enter, manage, manipulate, and graphically display data;
Flexibility to handle competing and changing priorities with a positive attitude;
Ability to work productively, consistently, and cooperatively independently or as part of a team to accomplish mutual goals;
Possess a clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license; and
Ability to complete activities including prolonged periods of deskwork, lifting and moving of heavy items weighing 50 pounds or more.

Compensation & Benefits

• Wage: $22.25 hourly
• Paid personal leave, sick leave, and federal holidays
• Fully paid medical insurance premiums (health, dental, vision, prescription)
• Enrollment in a 401K retirement plan that is fully vested on day 1 and offers up to a 4% employer matching contribution
• Travel relocation stipend: up to $3,400
• Training stipend: up to $800
• Housing stipend of $185/week: Housing may be available within Haleakala National Park


• Annual (52-week) appointment beginning in October 2022, or upon availability and successful completion of a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI)
• Full-time (40 hours per week)

Successful applicant(s) must complete a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI) or submit paperwork to NPS human resources indicating an active and fully adjudicated BI has already been completed prior to beginning position. If you already have a fully adjudicated BI, please let us know in your application.

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