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Archivist, Journalist/Oral Historian Collection, Private Home, Manchester, NH

Part-Time Archivist, Journalist/Oral Historian Collection, Private Home in Manchester, NH

Seeking a part-time student archivist to work collaboratively with a family to organize the personal collection of a journalist/oral historian as part of a private project. Records include an extensive collection of audio, video, journal articles, and photographs related to interviews with politicians, actors, and activists. Project will be based at a private home in Manchester, NH (1 hr from Boston by car). Flexible hours; compensation based on experience. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Surveying, appraising, organizing and creating preliminary access to records in a private home, including paper-based, born-digital and AV materials
  • Offering recommendations for rehousing archival materials in appropriate storage mediums
  • Authoring a biographical statement for the records creator based on CV and materials at hand
  • Collaborate with record creator and immediate family members to determine next steps for collocating and creating broader access to records, including updating an existing website 

Requirements:

  • Enrollment or recent graduation from MLS program
  • Specialization or coursework in archives management, cultural heritage, or digital curation
  • Access to transportation to Manchester, NH (1 hr from Boston)
  • Proficiency with common Office and web applications and access to a personal laptop  
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs without assistance
  • Attention to detail and organization skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in journalism, oral histories, politics, and pop culture
  • Experience with photo and video editing

To apply, please email your resume to Greg Brodsky (gregbrodsky@gmail.com).

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