Archivist

Springfield, Virginia, United States

Description

SEARCH, a leading nationwide and global provider of cultural resources services to government and commercial customers, is continuously seeking top talent in the cultural resource management industry. As a full service company, SEARCH offers a multidisciplinary integration of our five divisions: Archaeology, Maritime Archaeology, Architectural History, History and Archives, and Heritage Design.

SEARCH has an immediate opening for a temporary full time experienced Archivist to join our team. The Archivist will be responsible for assessing condition, processing, inventorying, and preserving collections, including paper and digital photographs, negatives, newspapers, magazines, maps and oversized items, using collections management best practices. Candidates must be independent and project-focused, detail-oriented and organized, and able to work competently on simultaneous tasks while meeting multiple deadlines. This position will require working in a team environment, working independently, and working closely with clients and/or their representatives.

This temporary, 4 month position will be based in Springfield, VA. Upon completion of this project, and based on merit and pending work load, a full-time permanent position may be offered. The position will occasionally require overnight travel to collections, museums, curation facilities, and laboratories throughout the US.

Key responsibilities of this role will include:


To Apply:

In Word or as a PDF, please send a cover letter with a description of your archival experience which also lists a minimum of two professional references, your resume/CV, and dates of your availability. SEARCH will contact professional references and treat all employment inquires with discretion.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States and able to obtain a Top Secret government security clearance. The chosen candidate will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check, including DMV.

For more information on SEARCH, please visit www.searchinc.com and follow us on Facebook or Instagram.


SEARCH is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

SEARCH is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

SEARCH is an Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Requirements

To perform this position successfully, qualified candidates should have the following:

Benefits

We offer a great benefits package to those who come aboard with us!

SEARCH Compensation and Benefits include:

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