Duties: I) Appraises and edits permanent records, historically valuable documents, and digital media, Participates in research activities based on archival materials, and directs safekeeping of archival documents and materials: Analyzes documents, such as government records, minutes of meetings, digital artifacts, and nonprofit foundation charters, by ascertaining date of writing, author, or original recipient of letter, and assessing value to collecting organization. 2) Prepares or directs preparation of document descriptions and reference aids for use of archives, such as accession lists, indexes, metadata, guides, bibliographies, abstracts, and microfilmed copies of documents. 3) Digitizes a variety of images and archival materials such as, photographs, negatives, slides, transparencies, diaries, albums, drawings, booklets, scrapbooks, ledgers, etc. 4) Maintains metadata on scanning processes and service and research assistance files in digital asset management database system, reference by supplying available materials and information according to military, and social history of period. 5) Requests or recommends pertinent materials to be collected~ 6) Selects and edits documents for publication and display, according to knowledge of subject, content and techniques for and display. Participates in outreach activities and other duties in support of the mission.
Required Qualifications: Minimum 2 years demonstrated experience appraising and editing permanent records and historically valuable documents. Ability to participate in research activities based on archival materials. Experience directing the safekeeping of archival documents, digital artifacts, and materials. Minimum 2 years demonstrated experience analyzing documents, such as government records, minutes of meetings, digital artifacts, and nonprofit foundation charters, by ascertaining date of writing, author, or original recipient of letter, and assessing value to collecting organization. At least two years demonstrated hands on experience with document digitization. Broad knowledge of archival principles and procedures gained from one of the required Degrees.
Education Requirement Masters of Library Science degree • Ability to read and assimilate information rapidly and use it to make timely and accurate decisions • Ability to communicate effectively • Good interpersonal communication skills • Ability to work well as a team member • Reliability and dependability • Ability to perform at a high level of accuracy and quality • Ability to work at a computer workstation for extended periods of time
Internal Number: 1255
Progressive Technology Federal Systems, Inc. (PTFS) has been a leading provider of enterprise content management solutions to Federal Civilian and DoD agencies since 1995. ArchivalWare, PTFS' enterprise content management application, has been in production for twelve years and is installed at more than eighty customer locations. This application is best known for providing knowledge management, geospatial, and declassification solutions and now provides content management as a service. Supporting services include digitization, system integration, application installation/configuration, content loading/organization, training, staff augmentation, and ongoing support. PTFS also supports Koha, an open source integrated library solution for research centers and libraries which has now been tightly integrated with ArchivalWare’s core CMS. PTFS installs, customizes, and hosts this application and supports over 800 libraries and research centers with the solution.