Job Opening Title: Archivist
Name of Employer: Christ Hospital
Job Site Location : Cincinnati, Ohio
Minimum Degree Requirement: ALA accredited M.L.S. or M.L.I.S. preferred OR Master’s degree in History with relevant coursework in archival administration
Years of experience required: 1-2
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Cincinnati, OH, United States
Responsible for collecting, preserving and making accessible historic records of enduring value from the Elizabeth Gamble Deaconess Home Association, The Christ Hospital and The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
Organize, process, catalog and conserve historical records and items from EGDHA, TCH and TCCNHS according to current archival standards.
Determine equipment, software and storage needs for preservation of archived collection.
Create MARC records for archival material for inclusion in James N. Gamble Library online catalog.
Determine appropriateness of items for digitization and create digital archive along with finding aids.
Develop internal and external circulation policies for physical and digital access to archived materials.
Recommend processes for ongoing care and maintenance of archive collection.
Develop plan for future acquisitions, additional content.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
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EDUCATION: ALA accredited M.L.S. or M.L.I.S. preferred OR Master’s degree in History with relevant coursework in archival administration.
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 1-2
REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Significant experience in an archive, digital collection, manuscript collection, museum or other records preservation environment. Knowledge of MARC, archival standards issues, practices and trends and software. Excellent organizational and analytical skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders. Ability to analyze project requirements and prepare work estimates.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
For more than 130 years, The Christ Hospital been the beacon for exceptional healthcare in the Greater Cincinnati community. We’re industry pioneers, always pushing the boundaries and reimagining the future of healthcare.
Our culture promotes collaboration, diversity and innovation. Together, as a team, we work tirelessly to enhance healthcare quality, accessibility and safety.