Cincinnati, OH: PT Archival Assistant, American Jewish Archives

Job Opening Title: Archival assistant

Institution/Organization Name: American Jewish Archives

Job Location (City, State, Province, Country): Cincinnati, Ohio

Years of experience required: 1

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The American Jewish Archives is seeking an archival assistant for the purposes of digitization of materials and the development of online resources.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

• Digitization of various archival papers, photographs, and objects
• Assisting archivists with stack maintenance, preservation and conservation
• Re-boxing and labeling of archival materials
• Reference desk and research duties may be required
• Work on the AJA online catalogue may be required


• Experience in digital imaging
• Basic knowledge of computers and Adobe Acrobat
• Good organizational skills
• Attention to detail
• Previous work in a library or archives preferred
• Coursework in library science with emphasis on archival procedures preferred
• The applicant must be able to handle archival boxes weighing up to 30 pounds and be able to push archival carts.

This is a permanent, part-time position.

For further information please contact: Kevin Proffitt, Senior Archivist at or by phone at 513.487.3004.