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Montgomery History seeks a skilled and enthusiastic professional for the position of Digital Project Archivist. The successful candidate will be an integral part of our team and will work collaboratively to advance the organization’s mission by providing increased access and online searchability to our most valuable collections material.
About Montgomery History
Montgomery History collects, preserves, interprets, and shares the histories of all of Montgomery County’s residents. To that end, we undertake the following activities:
Montgomery History’s culture rewards personal initiative, hard work, and collegiality. People who take their work, but not themselves, seriously are especially encouraged to apply.
Montgomery History is seeking a digital project archivist to fill a temporary grant-funded position, digitizing a collection of fire insurance documents from c.1848-1900. Applicants must have experience working with digital collections in an archives, special collections, or comparable setting, including experience with scanning workflows, metadata standards, and management of digital assets (may include as an intern, volunteer, or student worker). The ideal candidate will have direct experience with the DSpace digital management access system and with Dublin Core metadata elements.
The Digital Project Archivist will report to Sarah Hedlund, Archivist and Librarian for Montgomery History, who will be available to provide training, guidance, oversee quality control, and ensure that the project is progressing according to the timeline.
This is a temporary, full-time position from May through September, 2023. The compensation will be $25/hour.
Visit https://montgomeryhistory.org/jobs/ for more information.