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Archivist

The Jewish Museum of Maryland, America’s leading museum of regional Jewish history, culture and community, located blocks from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, is currently seeking an Archivist. The Archivist will manage the Museum’s archival collections. In consultation with other members of the collections staff, the archivist will help to develop policies and procedures for care of the Museum’s collections. He or she will help conceptualize, plan, and research exhibitions.

Specific tasks and responsibilities include:

-Process archival collections, including digitization, the creation of finding aids, and database catalog entry.

-Maintain the Museum’s institutional archives.

-Arrange for safe storage of archival collections.

-Schedule and supervise library and archives volunteers (duties shared with Collections Manager).

-Recruit and supervise archives interns (duties shared with Collections Manager).

-Respond to research requests from scholars, community members, and staff.

-Participate in collections committee meetings.

-Conduct research for exhibitions and maintains exhibition research files.

-Undertake other special projects and duties assigned by JMM Executive Director, Assistant Director, and Collections Manager.

 

Qualifications: BA in history, archives, information science, or related field; MA preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter to: resume@associated.org or mail to The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, Human Resources Department, 5750 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland, 21215.