Archivist

The Maryknoll Mission Archives, a collaborative office of the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters and the Maryknoll Lay Missioners, seeks a creative and user-focused full-time Archivist to join its team. Under the supervision of the Archives Director, the Archivist’s core responsibilities include the following processing, reference and outreach activities:

  • Arrangement and description of both analog and born-digital historical records
  • Identification and mitigation of preservation issues
  • Responding to reference inquiries and assisting visiting researchers
  • Promoting interest in the history and legacy of the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters and Maryknoll Lay Missioners by developing exhibits, creating website content/blog posts and hosting tours

Qualifications for a successful candidate:

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS with archives concentration or MA in history with archives concentration
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice
  • Processing experience, at least 2-3 years preferred
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Outstanding written, oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member as well as independently

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with archival information management software such as Archon
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Access, WordPress, Adobe Photoshop and/or Embark by Gallery Systems
  • Reference experience
  • Knowledge of Catholic Church history and global issues

We offer an outstanding work environment, opportunities for career advancement and competitive benefits. EOE. Interested and qualified applicants should forward their resume and a cover letter to:

Human Resources

Maryknoll Mission Archives

P.O. Box 302

Price Building

Maryknoll, NY 10545

914-941-7636

fax 914-944-3617

hr@maryknoll.org

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