Job: Library Archivist

General Information
Position:
Library Archivist

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$23.29/hour

Job Category:
Special Collections

ALA:
Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:
  • Authenticate and appraise historical documents and archival materials.
  • Appraise the materials, determine preservation and conservation issues, and determine best practice for resolving issues. Complete organization, preservation, and description of the collection.
  • Create and maintain accessible, retrievable computer archives and databases, incorporating current advances in electric information storage technology.
  • Direct activities of workers who assist in arranging, cataloguing, exhibiting and maintaining collections of valuable materials.
  • Locate new materials and direct their acquisition and display.
  • Organize archival records and develop classification systems to facilitate access to archival materials.
  • Prepare archival records, such as document descriptions, to allow easy access to information.
  • Preserve records, documents and objects, copying records to film, videotaphe, audiotape, disk or computer formats as necessary.
  • Research and record the origins and historical significance of archival materials.
  • Select and edit documents for publication and display, applying knowledge of subject, literary expression, and presenttion techniques.
  • Coordinate educational and public outreach programs, such as tours, workships, lectures, and classes.
  • Facilitate acquisition, preservation, arrangement, description and access to born-digital materials.
  • Assist staff, researchers, and interns interested in accessing the Archives.
  • Maintain and update archival database.

Education:
Bachelor's degree in History, Art History, English, Library Science,  Archival Science, or related field. Certificate in Archives from accredited institution or a minimum of one year archiving experience.

 


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
08-27-2020

Application deadline:
09-23-2020

Apply at:
www.miamidade.gov/jobs

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Part-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Miami-Dade Public Library System

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
101 W. Flagler Street

City:
Miami

Zip:
33130

County:
Miami-Dade


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Miami-Dade Public Library System

Address:
101 W. Flagler Street

City:
Miami

State:
FL

Zip:
33130

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Michelle Casanova-Perez

Contact Email:
casanovam@mdpls.org

Contact Phone:
305-375-5381

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please visit www.miamidade.gov.jobs in order to apply and for more information.


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