[UPDATED] Stanford, CA: Processing Assistants (4 openings), The Winthrop Group

Note: Updated location from Palo Alto to Stanford; Updated salary information.

Job Opening Title:
Processing Assistant

Name of Employer:
The Winthrop Group

Job Site Location (City, State) :
Stanford, CA

Application Deadline:

Minimum Degree Requirement:
Bachelor’s Degree

Years of experience required:

Salary Range:
$45,000 – $48,000

Job Opening URL:

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Include instructions for how to apply.:
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.

Key Responsibilities

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
Required Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

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.

Work Environment

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.

Contact Information

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to ecabaniss@winthropgroup.com with the subject line “Processing Assistant – Stanford, CA.”

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