Archivist
Juneau, AK 
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Posted 17 days ago
Job Description
Archivist USA - United States

Employment Type: Full Time
Clearance Requirements: Secret
FLSA Status: Exempt (Salary)
Eligible for Remote Work: No

Goldbelt Integrated Logistics Services (GbILS) provides logistics, engineering, and technical services tailored to the defense, security, aerospace, and environmental markets. GbILS is honored to work with governmental entities of all kinds. GbILS values innovative thinking and a dedication to service in employees.

Summary:

GbILS is seeking an Archivist. Marketable experience can be gained by working part time, internships, volunteering, on or during getting education requirements. Additional experience in collection management, research, exhibit design, or restoration, and database management skills is necessary for full-time positions.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Exhibitors and archivists have a unique skill set that helps to promote and educate the public on what exciting areas NASA is involved in.
  • Analyze materials such as maps, films, documents and paintings
  • Depending on their authenticity, physical condition and historical content. By analyzing materials an Archivist is able to spot defects and determine if the material can be included in collections.
  • Preserve collections correctly. Archivists are knowledgeable regarding storing and conservation techniques from various time periods. Certain material needs specific environmental conditions, so Archivists monitor the storage space and security to protect the materials.
  • Archivists design and maintain organizational systems, keeping track of archived material. Most archived materials are stored on databases for easy usage and efficiency. Thus, the Archivist will prepare indexes, meta-tags and material descriptions and, where possible, convert material into digital format.
  • Archivists make material available to the public through scans and copies. Generally, they'll help persons who want to access the archives to retrieve information or do research.
  • Archivists encourage the public to visit the archives through presentations, lectures, workshops, displays, exhibits or tours.

Necessary Skills and Knowledge:

  • Archivist skills: In addition to the required technical skills that can be learned in the process of earning your degree, success in this occupation depends on having certain soft skills:
  • Analytical skills: You must be able to determine the origin, importance, and condition of materials so you can decide which items to preserve.
  • Organizational skills: Organizational skills are important in developing systems for storing materials and making them available to the public.
  • Interpersonal skills: Your ability to listen, verbally communicate, decipher body language, and instruct people will facilitate your interactions with the public. You might be called upon to work as part of a team.
  • Reading comprehension: You must be able to understand written documents.
  • Computer literacy: This includes accessing databases and other electronic document management tools.
  • Analytical skills are needed to determine the origin, history, and importance of any of the objects they work with.
  • Computer Skills are necessary for use in developing complex databases related to the materials that stored and require access.
  • Organizational skills are for storage and easy retrieval of records and documents.
  • Technical skills are used in historical objects that need to be analyzed and preserved.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in history, art history, library science, or records management.
  • Coursework in archival techniques is required as well.

Goldbelt Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
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