Remote Work (Some on-site work required): RFP Archival Consultant (term), Franciscan Central Archive Initiative

Job Opening Title            Archival Consultant

Employer Name:  Franciscan Central Archive (FCA) Initiative

Job Location:      Remote with On-site Visits

Application Deadline:      October 31, 2022

Salary Range:      $55,000 for 10 months plus travel

Years of experience required:      10

Franciscan Central Archive (FCA) Initiative Request for Proposals for Archival Consultant The Franciscan Central Archive (FCA) Initiative, lay staff and brothers and sisters of Franciscan congregations has the vision of a sustainable, charism-based collaborative repository for the combined archival collections of Franciscan congregations across the United States. We seek Requests for Proposals for an Archival Consultant to perform an assessment of the individual archival collections of our currently committed communities. The project is to determine archival conditions and needs at this time, to define the amount of space and types of storage systems needed for the collaborative repository, and to provide recommendations for the individual communities to prepare them for a future move. Funding is provided by a grant from the Academy of American Franciscan History (AAFH) with matching funds from the FCA Initiative’s committed communities. Work is to begin January 1, 2023 and be completed by October 31, 2023. Proposals will be considered based upon the consultant’s qualifications, experience, work samples, references, method of approach, timeline, and milestones. Additional information, including a project description, scope of work, deliverables, funding description, submission requirements, and details on how the proposal evaluation criteria are weighted is included in the Request for Proposal. Copies of the Request for Proposal may be obtained from the FCA Initiative by email at or online at Completed proposals will be accepted at the same email address no later than October 31, 2022. Questions or concerns may be addressed to Holly Fiedler, Archivist, Sacred Heart Community, Sisters of St. Francis via email at or by calling 303-458-6270 Ext. 112.

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