Contract Archivist, Campbell Soup Company

Job Location: Camden, New Jersey
Application Deadline: March 24, 2017

The Campbell Soup Company (CSC) is offering a one-year contract for an archivist, with opportunity for renewal. The CSC Archives collects materials representing 148 years of growth, products, operations, manufacturing processes, licensing, marketing, and acquisitions of the Campbell Soup Company and its subsidiaries around the world.

This is a fixed price award of $50,000 for archival services over 12 months to process material from the permanent collection. The basis of award shall be determined by best value, as demonstrated by training, relevant experience, and professional references.

Scope of Work

The contractor will be based at Campbell’s WHQ campus in Camden, NJ and will process and catalog material from the permanent collection.

Specific Tasks

The contractor will process material according to archival standards and best practices.  Processing will include arrangement, creating folder-level catalog records in TMS database, rehousing materials, and performing minor preservation tasks as needed. The Contractor may also assist CSC staff with other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Criteria for Selection

Applicants should have a graduate degree from an accredited History, Library, Archives or Museum Studies program. Additionally, the applicant must have:
•       Prior experience processing archival collections
•       Demonstrated understanding of the archival principles of provenance and original order.
•       Experience using collections management software.
Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience using TMS and prior experience processing/working with corporate collections.

To Apply

Application should include the following information:
•       Resume and cover letter describing your interest and qualifications
•       Names and contact information for three references

Applicants are encouraged to submit supplementary materials that provide evidence of accomplishments, such as finding aids.

Submit application materials via email to Sarah Rice at ricesa@campbellsoup.com.

Review of applications will begin on immediately.

 

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Sarah Rice | Campbell Soup Company | Corporate Archivist

One Campbell Place | Box 221 |Camden, NJ 08103 | ((856) 342-6447 | )(856) 397-6810 | *sarah_rice@campbellsoup.com

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