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  • 03 Aug 2020 11:37 AM | Janet Olson (Administrator)

    Archives Assistant

    Full time, temporary

    The Archives Assistant will assist with ensuring the safe and accurate move and return of the Museum’s 23,000 linear feet of manuscript and architectural collections in conjunction with a remodel of its storage facilities, as well as the assessment and resolution of any outstanding custodial issues with the collections affected by the move. The Archives Assistant will assist the Archives staff with assessment, cataloging, inventorying, preservation, rehousing and other tasks associated with a large-scale collections move. Using archival best practices and independent professional judgement, they will review, research, and assess the condition of materials and to ensure they are properly identified, housed, and handled properly before construction.  

    This position is entirely on-site and does not include the possibility of remote work. Because of the risk to collections during the move process, this position is considered an essential museum worker whose work continues during museum closure periods. 

    Hiring manager: Julie Wroblewski

    Application deadline: August 20, 2020

    Link https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=5b362fba-f53e-4789-bc85-d104f0b9a79c&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=392560&lang=en_US&source=CC4


  • 03 Aug 2020 11:31 AM | Janet Olson (Administrator)

    The Project Archivist will assist with ensuring the safe and accurate move and return of the Museum’s 23,000 linear feet of manuscript and architectural collections in conjunction with a remodel of its storage facilities, as well as the assessment and resolution of any outstanding custodial issues with the collections affected by the move. The Project Archivist will conduct the assessment, cataloging, inventorying, preservation, rehousing and other tasks associated with a large-scale collections move. Using archival best practices and independent professional judgement, they will review, research, and assess the condition of materials and to ensure they are properly identified, housed, and handled properly before, during, and after construction. Additionally, the Project Archivist will research and assess the custodial status and history of collection materials and work with Curatorial staff to develop acquisition, disposal, and deaccession proposals to resolve their status. The Project Archivist will also work with other Collections and Research Center Staff to conduct inventory and update catalog records before and after the move and with Collections and Properties staff to monitor of collections in interim storage during construction. As needed or as time permits, the Project Archivist will process collections. 

    This position is entirely on-site and does not include the possibility of remote work. Because of the risk to collections during the move process, this position is considered an essential museum worker whose work continues during museum closure periods.

    Hiring manager: Julie Wroblewski

    Application deadline: August 20, 2020

    Link https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=5b362fba-f53e-4789-bc85-d104f0b9a79c&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=392500&source=CC2&lang=en_US


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