Job Post: Archivist, Lincoln Centre of the Performing Arts, NYC

This is a bit on the high end of our experience bracket, requiring 5-7 years of archival work, but I think anyone with a theatre or performing-arts focus could make a compelling argument. Go for it!

Primary Responsibilities

•    Administers and updates retention and disposal schedules
•    Advises the Senior Vice President on archival policies and practices
•    Provides document access services for the entire organization, including digital document delivery and onsite consultations
•    Provides reference services for staff, scholars and for the public, as needed
•    Evaluates records for long-term archival retention
•    Ensures the proper conservation and preservation of paper-based and digital record assets
•    Supervises all staff assigned to the Archive
•    Works with staff throughout the organization to ensure the appropriate implementation of records maintenance and transfer responsibilities
•    Collaborates with Digital Media and Community Engagement staff on public outreach, development, and education


•    5-7 years of experience in a non-profit or commercial archive
•    Demonstrated ability to plan and organize effectively
•    Proven interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a range of clients and colleagues
•    Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team
•    Knowledgeable about current trends in information resources, document management systems, and related digital discovery tools
•    Ability to lift or move 25 pounds on a regular basis
•    A BA/BS and an MLIS or the equivalent in theory and practice

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