[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements--Job Announcement:Part-time Processing Archivist, Yiddish language skills, NYC
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April 17, 2012
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Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 14:10:11 +0000
From: Rachel C. Miller <rcmiller at cjh.org>
Subject: Job announcement: Processing Archivist, Center for Jewish History
Job Announcement :
Part-time Processing Archivist, Yiddish language skills
The Center for Jewish History, a research center open to the public, seeks
graduate students to work as part-time processing archivists. Processing
archivists will process Yiddish-language archival
collections and encode collection descriptions into EAD.
The archivists will arrange and describe collections in accordance with
current professional standards. The descriptive work will often consist
of transliteration and translation of Yiddish descriptions into English.
The archivists will author and then encode finding aids using an XML
The archivists will work under the supervision of a CJH Senior Project
Archivist and report to the CJH Director of Archive and Library Services.
Reading knowledge of Yiddish is required. Strong preference will be given
to candidates currently working towards a master's degree in library
science or history with archival coursework. Familiarity with archival
arrangement and description standards (DACS, EAD), knowledge of 20th
century Jewish history and excellent writing skills are highly desirable.
Must be able to work efficiently, independently and collaboratively.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled. Send cover letter, resume and
references to Rachel Miller, Senior Project Archivist, at
rcmiller at cjh.org. No phone calls, please.
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