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Exciting opportunity to work with the established archives of a small federal agency in convenient downtown DC.  Seeking a certified, experienced archivist with knowledge of archival standards and practices, as well as expertise archiving a variety of professional materials including reports, press releases, correspondence, legislative documents, and multimedia.


You will:

      Work in a friendly setting in a combined Library and Archives

      Process manuscripts and audio visual materials according to the agency's outline and collection requirements 

      Develop finding aids

      Oversee the digitization of small collections, including scanning, OCR, and indexing

      Maintain the agency’s legislative history, including research and retrieval of relevant documents

      On occasion, design historic exhibits

      Respond to historic research requests


Your education and experience:

      Archivist certification is preferred.

      Completion of graduate level courses in records management, archives administration, or a related field.

      Direct experience processing and preferably managing archival collections. 

      Knowledge of the legislative process and the retrieval of legislative documents are preferred but not required.

      Knowledge of the methods and materials used in the care and preservation of permanent records. 

      Understanding of historical research methods and the ability to perform such research.

      Ability to design historic exhibits, including planning, research, design, and overseeing of execution. 

      Good communication skills and the ability to work independently. 

      Knowledge of Microsoft Access and database design is preferred.

      Knowledge of web design and maintenance, especially using Dreamweaver, is preferred.


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LSSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Aimee Babcock-Ellis
Graduate Assistant
Nonprint Media Services Library
University of Maryland College Park
301-405-9236  fax 301-314-9419
(cell) 518-225-7127
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