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New Job Openings [Two]: Contract Archivist Part-time at Knight Foundation and Archivist/Aerospace Historian at BOEING

The Knight Foundation seeks Contract Archivist on a Part-time Basis

This is a corporate archivist position. It is temporary and the deadline for applications is May 3rd, 2019. Re-posting from Archives Gig.

Knight Foundation, established in 1950, is a national foundation with strong local roots. We invest in journalism, in the arts, and in the success of cities where brothers John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers. Our goal is to foster informed and engaged communities, which we believe are essential for a healthy democracy.

Within the foundation’s Information Governance policies and practices, and under the direction of the VP/Administration and Secretary to the Board of Trustees, the Contract Archivist provides counsel, monitors and assists in the management of Knight Foundation’s records retention and archive activities.

Visit the following link for more information about the requirements and eligibility for the position:
https://archivesgig.com/2019/04/15/miami-fl-remote-pt-contract-archivist-knight-foundation/


The Boeing Company is looking for a highly motivated Archivist / Aerospace Historian to join our team in St. Louis, Missouri or Bellevue, Washington.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage still photo, motion picture, video, digital media and sound recording assets.
  • Respond to requests for information, specific still photo, motion picture, video, digital media and sound recordings from internal/external customers using standard research practices requiring knowledge of company and aerospace history.
  • Organize film, digital media records, videos, photographs and negatives into collections per historical services policy and catalogue by entering description and keywords, titles, etc. into archival database. Re-file material into proper location.
  • Locate, authenticate and appraise historical and current assets inclusion into archive collection and manage the transfer of those records to the archive.
  • Preserve original media records using best archival practices and copy records to new archival or digital formats as necessary.
For more information and details on eligibility, visit the company's website at


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