Mattapoisett, MA: PT Archivist (term), Mattapoisett Historical Society

Job Opening Title: Archivist

Institution/Organization Name: Mattapoisett Historical Society

Job Location (City, State, Province, Country): Mattapoisett, MA, USA

Application Deadline: August 1, 2017

Link to job posting:

Years of experience required: 1-3

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The Mattapoisett Historical Society has an immediate opening for an Archivist. Under the supervision of the Curator, the Archivist will accession, arrange, digitize, describe, and re-house manuscript collections, photographs, maps, and other material as well as implement basic preservation methods. The Archivist will also provide reference and other assistance as needed. The Archivist must possess strong analytical, organizational, and computer skills, as well as a degree in Library Science (MLS) or Library Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA- accredited library school. Knowledge of Early American and New England history required along with 1-3 years’ experience with archival records, preferably in a museum setting. Experience using PastPerfect preferred. This is a 20 hour a week ($20/hour), 2-year grant-funded position. To apply, send letter of interest, résumé, and contact information for three references to The application deadline is August 1, 2017. No phone calls accepted. Mattapoisett Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer.


About Meredith Lowe

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