Full time, 37.5 hours/week
Temporary, approximately 3 years
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts seeks an experienced archivist to establish an archives/records management program for the museum. The Project Archivist position is funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. Duties include: conduct an institution-wide records survey and work with staff in creating records disposition schedules; implement an arrangement and description project in a manner consistent with standard professional archives practices, educate and train staff on the archives program; assist in developing archival guidelines, policies and procedures; collaborate with MIA staff in contributing series level original cataloging of archival records to OCLC in the MARC format and to also make them available in the local library online catalog.
Requirements include: Masters Degree in Library Science or Master of Science in Library and Information Science with substantial course work in archives administration, or Masters in Archival Management (or comparable equivalent); minimum of 3-5 years experience processing archives, preparing finding aids, and working with institutional records within a records management program; excellent writing and computer proficiency, including Microsoft Word and Excel; good working familiarity with MARC 21, AACR2r, LCSH, DACS and EAD; ability to lift 40 -45 pounds. Certified Archivist preferred.
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