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Project Archivist

Requisition Details

Requisition Information

Requisition Title Project Archivist
Functional Area Library
Requisition Number 00350-E

Opening Information

Job Status Full Time
Education Required Graduate Degree
Experience Required 1 - 3 Years
Position Description

The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s Library & Archives is searching for a Project Archivist to process a recently donated significant scientific collection. The collection includes both institutional records and personal papers, and are comprised of a variety of materials.

This is a 1-year project with the possibility of extension.

Position Requirements

Education: MLS with Archives Certificate from an accredited institution
Experience: Minimum 1 year experience, or 3 years experience in archives or a related field with an Archives Certificate. Experience with standard archives processing is required. Experience creating EAD finding aids and experience with a variety of materials including manuscripts, photographs, memorabilia, notebooks, etc. is preferred.
Other: Demonstrated experience with standard archival principles and practices. Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and a high level of accuracy. Ability to work independently and collaborate with other team members in an academic setting. Excellent interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL website at:

Position Number: 00350-E

For more information about CSHL, please visit us at:

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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Applicant Documents

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  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
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