Note: Updated location from Palo Alto to Stanford; Updated salary information.
Job Opening Title:
Name of Employer:
The Winthrop Group
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Minimum Degree Requirement:
Years of experience required:
$45,000 – $48,000
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The Winthrop Group has openings for 4 full-time Processing Assistants to aid in the arrangement and description of a large volume of collections as part of a team. Approximately 6,000 linear feet (98 collections) are to be minimally processed and prepared for a move. Three positions are three years in duration. One position is two-years in duration.
Moving and staging archival materials
Creating box lists and box-level descriptions
Re-housing materials into appropriate containers
Labeling and barcoding boxes
Assisting with processing activities as directed by processing archivists
Work history in collections care, museums, libraries, or archives
Demonstrated knowledge of archival best practices
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment
Demonstrated written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
Well-organized and detail-oriented
Ability to accurately follow procedural guidelines
Ability to climb ladders and lift and carry up to 40 lbs
Currently enrolled in a Master’s program in Library and Information Science
Familiarity with SirsiDynix catalog systems
Experience working with restricted collections
Reading knowledge of Spanish
Annual salary: $46,000 with strong benefits package. All full-time Winthrop employees receive paid time off and annual funds for professional development.
The work will take place at Stanford campuses in Palo Alto and Redwood City, California. Winthrop employees will be expected to abide by all COVID-19 guidelines in place at the worksite, including providing proof of vaccination if necessary.
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Processing Assistant – Stanford, CA.”