Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Processing Archivist (Full-time) in Westchester County and Dutchess County (NY) – The Winthrop Group

The Winthrop Group’s Information & Archival Services Division has an immediate opening for a full-time Processing Archivist to assist in inventorying, cataloging and providing access to the records and valuable resources of one of the world’s largest, most innovative and influential technology and consulting corporations.  This is an excellent opportunity!

Major tasks and responsibilities:

Process organizational and institutional records and born-digital collections

Develop and implement plan for creating inventory of unprocessed AV collection

Train and supervise a temporary Inventory Archivist

Conduct quality control reviews of metadata

Undertake content appraisal of records identified by the Corporate Archivist

Minimum qualifications:

MLS/MLIS or MA in History program, with a concentration in archives

Minimum of two to three year’s work in an archival setting

Experience with archival processing and content appraisal

Detail-oriented with ability to manage multiple projects

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to interact well and cooperate with colleagues

Preferred qualifications:

Experience with working in corporate archives

Familiarity with different media formats and types of metadata

Experience with supervising qualified professionals

Proficiency in using collection management systems

Skilled and accurate typist


Competitive rate based on experience and qualifications.  Winthrop will assist with relocation costs to Westchester County!  Possibility of contract extension.

Contact Information:

Please send a resume; a list of no fewer than three references including names, titles, postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers; and a brief, sample finding aid to David Kay, at dkay@winthropgroup.com.