WomenMIT Project Archivist

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[email protected] Project Archivist (Lib/Arch I - Collections) **Two Year-Term Position** The MIT Libraries are seeking an enthusiastic project archivist or information professional to further our [email protected] archival initiative. We seek an archivist who adopts a user-focused approach to archival work and thinks creatively about how best to integrate collections with research and teaching at MIT. The [email protected] initiative focuses on documenting women at MIT to add to the existing record of MIT history, especially the work of women of color. The scope of the project includes chronicling the lives and experiences of women professors and researchers, women students at MIT, and gender non-binary and non-conforming individuals, as well as documenting MIT's efforts to achieve gender equity throughout the years. This position reports to the Archival Processing Manager within the Department of Distinctive Collections (DDC). This position also works closely with DDC's Interim Head of Public Services on outreach and curriculum development initiatives and with the Collections Strategist on collection development. The [email protected] Project Archivist is the primary archivist for the acquisition, processing, description, curation, and management of [email protected] archival collections. As part of the DDC processing team, they will work with their colleagues to ensure coordination of collections work and optimal access to materials and information. In addition to processing new collections and material (currently totaling 60 linear feet), the [email protected] Project Archivist will enhance description and access to collections already at DDC, such as the papers of microbiologist Nancy Hopkins, who was integral in the completion of MIT's 1999 "Study on the Status of Women Faculty in Science at MIT," and Susan Hockfield, the first female president of MIT. The [email protected] Project Archivist promotes the values of diversity, inclusion and social justice by identifying and acquiring materials from underrepresented constituencies, and encouraging the widest access to materials. They will assist in collection development as needed in conjunction with the Collections Strategist. The Archivist will work with the Interim Head of Public Services on outreach and curriculum development initiatives, includin
[email protected] Project Archivist (Lib/Arch I - Collections) **Two Year-Term Position** The MIT Libraries are seeking an enthusiastic project archivist or information professional to further our [email protected] archival initiative. We seek an archivist who adopts a user-focused approach to archival work and thinks creatively about how best to integrate collections with research and teaching at MIT. The [email protected] initiative focuses on documenting women at MIT to add to the existing record of MIT history, especially the work of women of color. The scope of the project includes chronicling the lives and experiences of women professors and researchers, women students at MIT, and gender non-binary and non-conforming individuals, as well as documenting MIT's efforts to achieve gender equity throughout the years. This position reports to the Archival Processing Manager within the Department of Distinctive Collections (DDC). This position also works closely with DDC's Interim Head of Public Services on outreach and curriculum development initiatives and with the Collections Strategist on collection development. The [email protected] Project Archivist is the primary archivist for the acquisition, processing, description, curation, and management of [email protected] archival collections. As part of the DDC processing team, they will work with their colleagues to ensure coordination of collections work and optimal access to materials and information. In addition to processing new collections and material (currently totaling 60 linear feet), the [email protected] Project Archivist will enhance description and access to collections already at DDC, such as the papers of microbiologist Nancy Hopkins, who was integral in the completion of MIT's 1999 "Study on the Status of Women Faculty in Science at MIT," and Susan Hockfield, the first female president of MIT. The [email protected] Project Archivist promotes the values of diversity, inclusion and social justice by identifying and acquiring materials from underrepresented constituencies, and encouraging the widest access to materials. They will assist in collection development as needed in conjunction with the Collections Strategist. The Archivist will work with the Interim Head of Public Services on outreach and curriculum development initiatives, includin
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