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Archivist/Researcher-LAC Group

  • 20 May 2019 11:51 AM
    Message # 7351847

    Position Title:

    Archivist/Researcher-LAC Group

    Position Description:

    LAC Group is seeking an Archivist/Researcher to work for a Federal Agency in the Washington, D.C. Area. The Archivist will manage all day-to-day operations of the archives including research and reference support, accessioning new material, maintaining existing collections, and conducting interviews to capture oral histories. The Archivist will research and create historical research products including articles, and select and prepare material for digital collections and online exhibits. The selected individual must be able to pass a background check.

    Position Responsibilities:
    Manage day-to-day operations of the Archives and Records Management program
    Conduct accessioning of new material including appraisal, description, and preservation; create and maintain finding aids
    Conduct research on agency history, and perform legislative and legal research
    Update and maintain material in a digital archive
    Support special projects including research and presentation for exhibitions

    MLS/MLIS from an accredited program with an archives specialization or archives coursework; or be within 6 months’ of completing such a program.
    Certified Archivist (current or provisional) preferred
    At least 6 months working in an Archives preferred with practical experience in arranging and describing new accessions
    Knowledge of copyright, FOIA, laws and NARA guidelines for federal records
    Experience with Microsoft Access, Dreamweaver, CONTENTdm (or similar system), Adobe Acrobat, and basic knowledge of HTML and CSS
    Knowledge of Dublin Core and MARC 21
    Ability to work independently
    Ability to plan and prioritize work under tight deadlines to meet short-term, medium, and long-term goals

    Application Process:



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Washington, DC 20013
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