Government Archives, Personal Papers & Manuscripts
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 commit to a one year project, this is the position for you.
Positions are full-time temporary
Location of work will be in the MD, DC area.
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.
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, finding aid, transcripts, and names and email addresses of three references to:
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
Master’s degree in Library or Information Science, History, or other applicable field
Minimum 2 years of experience working on archives projects
Strong Attention to detail
Proven experience working as part of a large team
Demonstrated practical knowledge of archival policies and procedures
Familiarity with congressional records
Strong writing and verbal communications
Additional Salary Information: Temporary positions are not eligible for any benefits.
About History Associates Incorporated
Today, world class organizations from all sectors of the economy trust History Associates with their stories, memories, records, artifacts, and plans for using the past.
Our professional historians, archivists, and records managers bring decades of practical experience and academic training to a broad array of research services and history projects.