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Temporary Archivists – DC Metro Area

History Associates (HAI) is excited to announce openings for temporary archivists to join a dynamic team to work on processing a collection of a former elected government official.  If you meet the qualifications below and can commit to a one year project, this is the position for you.

Positions are full-time temporary, located in DC, MD area.

Job Responsibilities

Working under the supervision of a project manager, the archivists will be responsible for processing a collection of an elected government official. Tasks include photographing and inventorying client memorabilia, packing records and memorabilia and running quality control for internal consistency and accuracy.  Attention to detail is a must. The position will involve both working independently and as a team member with History Associates and client staff.

Education Requirements

Master’s degree in Library or Information Science, History, or other applicable field

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working on archives projects
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven experience working as part of a large team

Preferred Experience

  • Demonstrated practical knowledge of archival policies and procedures
  • Familiarity with congressional records
  • Strong writing and verbal communications

Application Instructions

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, finding aid, transcripts, and names and email addresses of three references to:

History Associates Incorporated
Attn: Doris Miles, Director of Personnel
300 N. Stonestreet Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850

Email submissions are preferred

All staff involved in this project will conduct themselves respectfully and maintain the confidentiality of the records and discoveries made during this project.  If requested, all team members will sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA).

Temporary positions are not eligible for any benefits offered by History Associates

History Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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