The Senior Archivist reports to the Director of Archival Services. This position is located in Suwanee, GA (just north of Atlanta).
Imagine working on archival collections for major corporations and sports teams, fashion and luxury brands and non-profits – all under one roof and as part of a cross-functional team of people developing new and better ways to access and use heritage. From processing and cataloging to digital asset management and web based portals, Heritage Werks is a full service company focused on doing great work for an incredible roster of clients.
We have openings for Archivists in our Atlanta, GA office. In addition to strong verbal and written communication skills, we are looking for candidates with a positive outlook, great client service skills and the desire to be part of a forward-thinking archival team pioneering smart, innovative and value driven solutions.
Archival duties may include assessments, physically and intellectually organizing large amounts of content, descriptive cataloging, preservation, writing finding aids, creating inventories and selecting assets for digitization. Curiosity, attention to detail, and the ability to work efficiently and attentively to meet demanding project deadlines is required. Expert research skills and the ability to distill volumes of information into concise client briefs is a must. As there will be interaction with clients, the ideal candidate must have the ability to learn client histories in a short time frame and be comfortable creating and championing recommendations in a highly consultative role.
Relevant Experience, Skills and Attributes:
Ability to work efficiently to meet project deadlines
Curiosity and attention to detail
Project management skills
Self-motivated, performance-driven professional
Commitment to working independently, cross-functionally and in teams
Proficient in using technology including social media and Microsoft Office
Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills
Ability to think strategically and execute operationally
3+ years of processing experience
Ability to lift 40 lbs
Ability to travel, when needed
MA in History (with archival experience), MLIS with Cataloging and/or Archives Specialization or MHP (Master of Heritage Preservation)
Focus on Quality
Heritage Werks is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.