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Employment Opportunity: Archivist – RIVA Solutions Inc. Albuquerque, NM

Archivist  – Albuquerque, New Mexico

RIVA Solutions, Inc is recruiting for an Archivist to support a federal government client at Kirtland AFB, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Responsibilities include:

Archivist will perform a variety of functions to help organize, maintain and provide access to historical, documentary materials, including:

  • Responsible for developing a system for maintaining special library collections and archives
  • Responsible for arranging, describing, processing and organizing archival collections
  • Planning outreach and research access
  • Find and prepare descriptive collection items for researchers
  • Maximize shelf space to accommodate new collection items
  • Appraise and screen archival collections and materials
  • Illustrate, catalog, and classify a wide range of archival materials
  • Develop and oversee special cataloging projects
  • Adhere to a variety of rules and regulations for the preservation and repair of valuable and fragile archival material
  • Digitize and convert selected archival material into formats needed by library researchers for the purpose of preservation and dissemination
  • Organize and oversee museum style exhibits by creating a theme, collecting relevant material, creating captions and arranging content in logical order
  • Shall have knowledge of the library circulation catalog modules
  • Respond to and provide assistance for Special Collection research request
  • Archive remaining Special Collection and archival materials

Requirements include:

  • 1 year experience in archival science, or in a directly related field of work such as history that involved the collection, appraisal, analysis, or synthesis of information having historical or archival value. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: technical work in accessioning, arranging, describing, preserving, using, and disposing of archives, obsolete records, and related material kept in the archives; AND Bachelor’s degree in Archival Science;
  • OR a Bachelor’s degree with a major that includes 18 semester hours in archival science, history and/or in political science or government AND an additional 12 semester hours in one or any combination of the following: archival science, history, American civilization, economics, political science, public administration, or government;
  • OR a combination of education and experience with at least 30 semester hours that included courses as shown above, plus appropriate experience


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**RIVA Solutions Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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