I am pleased to announce that I am launching a search for a full-time Assistant Archivist to report to me beginning in 2023.
The Assistant Archivist for the Moravian Church in America, Southern Province assists the Archivist in directing the archives and its records management in accordance with professional standards and practices for long-term preservation and accessibility to researchers. The collection, which dates back to 1753 when German Moravians first settled in Piedmont North Carolina, includes current and historic records of its churches, agencies, and institutions. The Assistant Archivist, working under and in collaboration with the Archivist, assists in the preservation of, processing of, providing access to the archives, with a focus on digitization, supporting researchers, and promoting the use of collections. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of archives and archival theory, strong written and verbal skills, attention to detail, experience with researchers/the public, and an interest in all aspects of archival practice.
For a complete description of the job, including requirements and benefits, please refer to this document. Position will remain open until filled. Please submit a resume/curriculum vitae and cover letter to Archivist Meaghan O’Riordan at email@example.com