Tamiment Library/Wagner Labor Archives — Archival Assistant

JOB OPENING

TAMIMENT LIBRARY/WAGNER LABOR ARCHIVES

Position Title: ARCHIVAL ASSISTANT

Salary: $14.00/hr

Number of positions available: 1

Hours: Beginning around September 15, 2009; 12-20 hours per week.

Description of Responsibilities: The Tamiment Library/Wagner Labor
Archives, is seeking a graduate student to work part-time processing
the photograph morgue of the Daily Worker and its successor the
People’s Daily World, the official newspapers of the Communist Party,
USA. Under supervision of the Project Archivist, the student will
assist in a variety of tasks, including arranging, describing,
rehousing and reformatting historical primary source visual materials.

Skills Required: Strong organizational skills and attention to
detail, and the ability to work efficiently, intelligently, and
responsibly. Familiarity with the Archivists’ Toolkit, EAD and DACS
is strongly preferred.

Interested candidates should email a resume to:
Hillel Arnold (Project Archivist): hillel.arnold@nyu.edu // 212-998-2539

Peter J. Wosh
Director, Archives/Public History Program
History Department
New York University
53 Washington Square South
New York NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-8601
Fax: (212) 995-4017

http://history.fas.nyu.edu/object/history.gradprog.archivespublichistory.html

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