The archives department at History Associates (HAI) is looking for experienced archivists to join our dynamic team of professionals for a project in Baton Rouge, LA.

Individuals will be hired as full-time employees to work specifically on this project for a time period of at least 12-14 months. If you meet the qualifications, and can commit to a one-year project, this is the position for you.


History Associates offers an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • Healthcare
  • Dental
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long term disability
  • Paid vacation
  • Sick and holiday leave
  • 401(k) profit sharing plan.

Job responsibilities:

Working under the supervision of a Rockville-based project manager, the archivist will be responsible for inventorying, arranging, rehousing, describing, collecting metadata for, and managing digitization for unprocessed photographic material, audiovisual material, and memorabilia.

The position will involve both working independently and as a remote team member with History Associates, our industry partners, and our clients.

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Library or Information Science, Archives and Records Administration, or another applicable field

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience working on archives projects
  • Experience creating EAD Findings Aids
  • Experience with Microsoft word processing and spreadsheet software
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven experience working as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task

Preferred Experience:

  • Familiarity with archives information management programs, such as ArchivesSpace
  • Demonstrated practical knowledge of archival policies and procedures
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Experience working in an academic or university environment
  • Experience managing digitization projects

To Apply:

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, (unofficial) transcripts, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references using the form on this page or via email to:

Doris Miles, Director of Personnel

Packages not containing all information requested will not be considered for this position.

History Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


Archivist (Baton Rouge, LA)