GARRETT PARK SEEKS A TOWN ARCHIVIST
The Town is seeking a contract, part-time professional archivist. Responsibilities of the position include acquiring, authenticating, preserving, organizing and cataloging public town records and materials donated from private collections. The archivist will be expected to maximize the use of archival software, train and supervise community and student volunteers, organize oral history recordings and their transcription, respond to requests for archival documents, report on the status of the archives to the Garrett Park Archives Committee and Town Manager, grow our existing archival database by promoting interest in continuing contributions to the archives, and ensure in-person and online access to our archives, which capture the 125 year-old history, culture and social life of Garrett Park. The ideal candidate will have experience working with the archives of other small communities or non-profit organizations as well as experience giving presentations based on archival documents to community and student groups. Please send a resume with education, experience, and professional archivist affiliations to Gene Swearingen, Town Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org.