[REVISED] Wilmington, DE: PT Processing Archivist, Hagley Museum and Library

Job Opening Title:
Processing Archivist (Part-time) -REVISED

Name of Employer:
Hagley Museum and Library

Job Site Location :
Wilmington, DE

Application Deadline:
until filled

Minimum Degree Requirement:

Years of experience required:

Salary Range:
$20-22/hr = 17.5 hours per week

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REVISED – 2/8/2023

Job Title: Processing Archivist (Part-time)

Supervisor: Managing Archivist – Manuscripts and Archives Department

Position Description:
The Processing Archivist is responsible for arranging and describing Hagley’s manuscript and archival collections according to standard archival principles. The Processing Archivist will also assist with other duties related to managing, preserving, and providing access to Hagley’s archival collections, including cataloging and reference.

Specific Duties:
• Review materials for possible preservation attention.
• Re-boxing, re-foldering, and labeling archival materials.
• Process, arrange and describe materials.
• Author EAD- and DACS-compliant findings aid(s) using ArchivesSpace.

• Experience with archival processing of historical materials and authoring finding aids and/or coursework/training in Archival Management.
• Excellent writing and organizational skills and the ability to work independently. Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions.
• Knowledge of EAD and DACs standards.
• Familiarity with ArchivesSpace or other collections management tools.
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
• Must be able to climb ladders and lift up to 40 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Masters in Library and Information Science or equivalent.
• Subject knowledge relevant to Hagley’s archival collections.
• Education and/or related experience in any of the following: Library and Information Science, History, or Museum Studies.
• Familiarity with the MODS standard and essentials of archival digitization best practices.

To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter describing interest, qualifications, and three references to:

Erik P. Rau
Director, Library Services
Hagley Museum and Library
P.O. Box 3630
Wilmington, DE 19807
erau@hagley.org, 302­-658­-2400, ext. 344

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