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Assistant Archivist, Nantucket Historical Association, Nantucket, MA


The Nantucket Historical Association seeks a creative, collaborative, self-motivated, and knowledgeable professional to serve as Assistant Archivist. Individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities are encouraged to apply.

The Assistant Archivist reports to the Director of Collections and Research Services and manages the day-to-day activities of the Research Library. The Assistant Archivist is responsible for the accessioning, processing, storage, and preservation management of all NHA library collections. They lead the association’s digitization and transcription programs; contribute to the development of library and archival collections; provide reference and research services; oversee occasional interns, contractors, and volunteers; and participate in public programming and social media efforts. This position is full time and exempt from overtime. Salary is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:

The orginal job posting with full description can be found here. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and the name, email address, and telephone number of three professional references to Amelia Holmes at [email protected]. Additionally, in your cover letter, please indicate where you first learned of this position. Review of applications will begin on September 21, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by the begin review date.