Archives Specialist (Records Management)

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Posting title
Archives Specialist (Records Management)

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen
5 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
Do you have a passion for organizing unique historical information? Are you eager to learn more about the past history of robotic space flight? Are you ready to apply your training at an amazing environment? Then this temporary, full time archival position is for you! We are looking for an energetic information specialist to accession, inventory, process, describe, and catalog archival documents, images, and collections. 

Required Skills:
* Graduate degree in information Science, Archives Studies, Library Science or related discipline; or Bachelor’s degree in information Science, Archives Studies, Library Science or related discipline with at least two years of archival experience accessioning and processing collections, creating and editing finding aids, cataloging, and producing other collection management tools. 
* Proficient with basic computer office software (word processing, spreadsheets) and scanners. 
* Familiar with accessioning and processing of archival records. 
* Understanding of basic preservation and conservation standards for archival collections. 
* Familiar with creation of archival finding aids, using MARC/EAD/DACS. 
* Familiar with cataloging archival documents, images, and collections, using MARC format and EAD. 
* Have experience or knowledge about metadata creation, including an understanding of Dublin Core metadata, and basic cataloging principles, including subject analysis. 
* Proficient with image and document scanning/editing software; OCR software; and handling TIF, JPG, GIF, PDF, and PDF-A file formats. 
* Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a team environment. 
* Comfortable with reading and analyzing technical documents. Must be able to lift and shelve 40 lb. boxes

Desired Skills:
* Prior internship or other experience in archives or related areas. 
* Experience or knowledge about digital repositories, document management systems, and/or other textual databases. 
* Experience with ContentDM or other digital library systems.
* Experience with cataloging 
* Graduate degree or significant experience in a Science, Technology, or Engineering discipline. 

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