Archivist | Marist College

By IS Lab May 5, 2022

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Poughkeepsie, New York, Department/ School: Library
Job Summary:
Manage research services for the Archives and Special Collections; complete original cataloging of archival collections; write, edit, and reformat archival finding aids; advise and instruct Special Collections’ users on available resources; contribute to digital library projects, exhibits, and outreach activities.  Manage the general preservation and maintenance of the collections.  Assist with the maintenance of the Archives and Special Collections’ on-line database.  Participate in collection development.  Prepare and deliver class presentations and demonstration.  Work with the Director of Archives and Special Collections to secure grants and other donor support for the Archives & Special Collections.  Supervise student employees and volunteers in the Archives and Special Collections.  Take part in college community and academic activities.  Participate in professional organizations.  Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Library/Information Science with an Archives focus, 1-3 years of relevant experience
Essential Functions:

Manage research services for the Archives and Special Collections
Complete original cataloging of archival collections and reformat archival finding aids
Contribute to digital library projects, exhibits, and outreach activities
Manage the general preservation and maintenance of the collections
Prepare and deliver class presentations and demonstration

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in History, knowledge of Omeka, PastPerfect, and EAD (XML) encoding
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Required Application Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume, & Three Professional References.
About the Department and School:
The James A. Cannavino Library at Marist College is truly the heart of campus, both physically and academically.  The Archives and Special Collections house a number of collections built to support the curriculum and reflect the unique attributes of the College and the region.  Collections include: Communications history, including the Lowell Thomas Papers, History of the Modern Environmental Movement, Hudson Valley History, and Maristiana.
About Marist College:
Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. To learn more, please visit
Equal Employment Statement:
Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under-represented.
Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.
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