Society of Southwest Archivists
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Duration: 1-2 Years
Required Travel: 10-25%
Salary: $55,000.00 - $55,000.00 (Yearly Salary)
Description: History Associates is pleased to announce an opening for a digital archivist. The position is full-time for approximately eighteen months and based at our client’s site in Arizona.
Under the direction of the Archivist of the Senator John S. McCain Papers, this position leads the planning, management, description, reformatting, and preservation program for the Senator John S. McCain Papers digital content within the context of the entire collection and the collections at ASU in alignment with University technology standards and security requirements. This position provides expertise in the handling of unique digital records, including digital forensics work and preservation activities. The Digital Archivist works with the Digital Preservation Officer and other key Library personnel to develop metrics for ongoing assessment of the preservation program regarding this collection, and gathers data, performs gap analyses, and creates reports for Library leadership and project stakeholders. The Digital Archivist provides excellent communication and organization in addition to working across departments and with a variety of stakeholders. The Digital Archivist will be an experienced archivist, with strong technical skills and understanding of current preservation standards, tools, and best practices; metadata encoding standards; content management systems; and other relevant standards.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants not meeting the required qualifications, will not be considered for this position.
Background check: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
Benefits: History Associates offers an excellent benefits package including holidays; annual and sick leave; medical, dental, life, and disability insurance, 401(k) plan.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: History Associates is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
TO APPLY: Applicants who meet the qualifications, should submit a cover letter, resume, writing, transcript, and three references with e-mail addresses to:
History Associates IncorporatedATTN: Doris Miles, Vice-President HR300 N. Stonestreet AvenueRockville, MD 20850
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