The Long Island Library Resources Councils seeks a project archivist. The individual will provide archival processing services to LILRC member historical societies, museums and cultural institutions. All work is project based and identified through an application submitted by member institutions. The individual will work under the direction of the LILRC Digitization and Archives Coordinator. This is a temporary position to perform work for a 12 month period (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2022), with a possibility for renewal based on funding availability.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Arrange and describe archival materials according to current standards identified in each project. Projects may include working with documents, images, textiles and objects.
- Rehousing items in archival quality containers may be required.
- Digitization of some materials may be required.
Qualifying Experience and Training:
The individual must be able to travel to different work sites in Nassau and Suffolk County. The salary is $55,000/year with excellent benefits.
Send cover letter and resume to Tim Spindler at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will begin reviewing applications September 1 and continue the search until the position is filled.
The Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) is one of New York’s nine Library Resources Systems. LILRC is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt not for profit organization. It is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents. The Council was incorporated in 1966 and received its absolute charter in June 1971 as the Reference and Research Library Resources Council (3Rs) for Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
The council is a regional multi-type library organization serving academic, special, public, school libraries as well as library systems in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Our purpose is to enhance access to information, encourage resource sharing, promote innovation in libraries, and advocate for library interests.