Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Archivist (Part-time, Temporary): Wildlife Conservation Society Library, New York, NY

The Wildlife Conservation Society Library is looking for an experienced, professional Archivist. The ideal candidate for this part-time, temporary position (up to 25 hours per week for 20 weeks) will be knowledgeable about the assessment, selection, arrangement, and description of institutional archives.

The WCS Archives contains over 1,300 boxes of material in various stages of curation. The bulk of the collection is the administrative history of the New York Zoological Society (Bronx Zoo), our other living institutions (New York Aquarium, Central Park, Queens and Prospect Park Zoos), as well as materials from our international programs.

The candidate selected will work with the WCS Library staff, beginning the selection process and advising on the best arrangement for the materials based on our needs.

Please send your resume and cover letter, including your hourly fee, to library@wcs.org.