Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of NORTHWEST ARCHIVISTS ANNUAL MEETING 2022
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Assistant Archivist (Contract)
Gates Archive Summary: Gates Archive is the private archive of the personal and philanthropic collections of the Gates family. Committed to creating a culture of learning and belonging, we are a team working to build a next generation archive with a focus towards digital-forward processes.
Gates Archive is seeking an Assistant Archivist to execute and contribute to the development and refinement of end-to-end processing workflows to arrange and describe archival materials in all formats. This position will work under the direction of Collection Development & Description Archivists and/or Manager as well as collaboratively across the organization to support ongoing management and controlled access for archival collections.
This is a full-time contract position scheduled to begin in Spring 2022
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a full job description.
Sealaska Heritage Institute Sealaska Heritage Institute is an Alaska Native nonprofit founded in 1980 to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures of Southeast Alaska. Its goals are to promote cultural diversity and cross-cultural understanding through public services and events. Sealaska Heritage also conducts scientific and public policy research that promotes Alaska Native arts, cultures, history, and education statewide. The institute is governed by a Board of Trustees and guided by a Council of Traditional Scholars, a Native Artist Committee, and a Southeast Regional Language Committee. Our Records Manager position is a full-time position, paying ~$55,000 per year. We do require a background and reference checks as well as adherence to our Covid vaccine policy. The Records Manager is responsible for maintaining the records of Sealaska Heritage Institute. To apply, please visit our website’s careers page at https://www.sealaskaheritage.org/about/careers.
Oregon Historical Society The Yasui Records Project Archivist is responsible for arranging, describing, preserving, selecting items for digitization, and creating metadata for the Yasui Brothers Company records collection, following established professional standards and OHS library procedures.
This position is grant funded for one year through IMLS grant funding. As the collection is large and contains significant foreign language material, it will be processed using an extensible or tiered processing approach, making successful prioritization of materials and outstanding planning and time management skills key to success. The Project Archivist will work in collaboration with the supervisor, other technical services staff, and project translation consultants to assist with identifying materials as needed to process this collection. (Proficiency in Japanese is desired but not required.) A brief public presentation describing the collection and project is expected to take place in Spring 2023 as part of the grant, as well as one to two minor outward communications to OHS members and the community via e-newsletter or blog. The bulk of the work will take place in person, at OHS's offsite storage facility.
This position is eligible for participation in the collective bargaining unit, ILWU Local 5.
Resume review will begin May 3, 2022.
Oregon Historical Society The Oregon Historical Society Research Library is expanding its reference team. We seek a collaborative, innovative, and service-oriented professional to assist in-person and remote researchers of all skill levels and with wide-ranging interests in Oregon History, providing direct access to the unique and varied collections that the OHS Research Library holds. In addition, this position will advance the educational mission of OHS to the general public, educators, and high school and post- secondary students through instruction in the use of primary sources and library resources, and outreach projects.
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Digital Collections Assistant
Oregon Historical Society The OHS Research Library is looking for a Digital Collections Assistant; this part time, 1-year term position (with potential for renewal) is an opportunity for a current or prospective archives student to gain experience and understanding of metadata creation processes and digitization workflows, while helping to support access to historic manuscript and photograph collections through OHS Digital Collections.
The Digital Collections Assistant assists with digitization and metadata creation for the Oregon Historical Society's digital collections.
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Digital Collections Assistant- Film
Oregon Historical Society The OHS Research Library is looking for a Digital Collections Assistant - Film; this part time, 1-year term position (with potential for renewal) is an opportunity for a current or prospective archives student to gain experience and understanding of metadata creation processes and digitization workflows, while helping to support access to historic manuscript and photograph collections through OHS Digital Collections. This position will work 15 hours per week.
The Digital Collections Assistant - Film assists with metadata creation and digitization of moving image materials for the Oregon Historical Society's digital collections.
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