Washington, DC: Committee Archivist, United States Senate

Job Opening Title: Committee Archivist

Institution/Organization Name: United States Senate

Job Location (City, State, Province, Country): Washington, DC

Application Deadline: Open until filled

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Years of experience required: 2-3

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: ARCHIVIST –

Senate Commerce Committee seeks a full-time, non-partisan Archivist to assist Majority and Minority staffs. Responsibilities include overseeing management of Committee records, policies and procedures; preservation of paper and electronic records including social media records and Web source files and e-mail; serving as liaison with the Senate Archivist and the National Archives; and assisting staff to develop practices to facilitate good records management. This individual must be a self-starter; will work independently to organize a large backlog of historical electronic and paper records covering complex commerce, science, and transportation policies; and ideally should have some previous experience, and familiarity with, U.S. Senate records management. Knowledge of professional ethics and strong organizational skills is required. In addition, experience with PC based processing programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access Database is required. Candidates should email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to JOBS@commerce.senate.gov, with the subject line “Committee Archivist Referral.”


About Meredith Lowe

Outreach Specialist in Continuing Education Services at UW-Madison SLIS. Erstwhile archivist.
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