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Manager, Fidelity Corporate Archives, Merrimack, NH

Overall Summary
The Manager is part of a two-person team and collaborates very closely with the Director of the Archives in all aspects of the operation of the Fidelity Corporate Archives. Primarily based in Merrimack, NH, this position may require occasional trips to the Boston office.

  • Oversee the operation and maintenance of the Archives and all archival functions. Ensure the adherence of standards through the continued development and establishment of proper procedures. Maintain the intellectual and physical control of the collections.
  • Provide key support to the Archives' efforts to acquire, describe, preserve, and provide access to Archival collections.
  • Perform reference services by providing factual information to various departments within the company. Research using the physical and digital collections as well as collaborating with departments to determine the accuracy of the information.
  • Assist with preparing and processing digital assets for uploading and cataloging in the Archives' Digital Asset Management System (DAMS).
  • Create metadata principles consistent with industry standards which will provide policy and procedures for ingesting assets into the Archives department's DAMS.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work independently with guidance/direction of Director of Archives in terms of overall management of the physical archives and collections.
  • Review records inventories for all business units; identify records with legal, intrinsic, historical information that are deemed archival value.
  • Coordinate and test disaster recovery plan for the Archives.
  • Prepare (digitize on demand) and process digital assets for uploading and cataloging into Fidelity's DAMS.
  • Perform original cataloging and enter accurate and specific metadata for newly added assets as well as existing assets in company's DAMS.
  • Assist with requests for digital assets as needed.
  • Assist with Archives Services projects as needed. i.e. finding and recommending appropriate digital assets to ensure the successful completion of special/internal projects.


Education and Experience

  • Graduate degree in library science with a concentration in archival management or other related field.
  • Five or more years of experience in an Archives or library working with physical/electronic/digital resources. Experience with corporate collections preferred.
  • Background and familiarity with DAM systems.
  • Background in taxonomy, metadata and cataloging standards.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Must be able to work efficiently and meticulously in a self-directed manner and as part of a team.
  • Ability to multi-task with several complex and demanding concurrent projects.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Must be proficient using Windows platforms. Proficiency in database management, Access and Excel.
  • Additional computer skills required in Adobe Photoshop and other related applications with training and experience in scanning equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archives principles and practices. Knowledge of archival description and metadata standards.
  • Must be able to perform physical work including lifting and carrying boxes weighing up to 50 pounds, climbing ladders, tolerating dust.

Please apply directly through the Fidelity careers site at https://jobs.fidelity.com/ShowJob/Id/724214/Manager,-Corporate-Archives/

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