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Project Archivist (P/T)—Archives

(Part-time, temporary, non-union position)

We seek a qualified archivist to begin the first phase of our transition to using ArchivesSpace. The Project Archivist works closely with the Associate Archivist to migrate accession data into ArchivesSpace from Microsoft Access databases.


  • MLIS or two years' experience working in archives with collection data
  • ArchivesSpace experience, preferably having imported data
  • Experience performing data cleanup using OpenRefine, TextWrangler, or similar tools


  • Data cleanup to bring data into format as stipulated in ArchivesSpace's Accession CSV template
  • Ingest data using ArchivesSpace Data Import Accession CSV map
  • Create a prioritized migration plan for all Archives collection data, currently contained in fifteen Access databases
  • Create a mapping template from Access to the Stead schema (or equivalent procedure) in order to convert collection information to EAD

Reports to: Associate Archivist

Starting Date: Immediately

Schedule: Part-time, flexible schedule; 21 hours per week for four months

Salary: $24 per hour

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