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Archivist, Winthrop Group, (Poughkeepsie, NY)

The Winthrop Group has an opening for a full-time Archivist to inventory, photograph, and fully describe a large collection of artifacts.  This position offers the opportunity to gain experience working in a dynamic business archives at one of the world’s largest and most influential technology companies.

The Archivist will work independently with the artifacts while maintaining a close collaboration with the Archives team. Although prior interest in machines and computers is not mandatory, we are seeking a professional who is eager to develop into a subject matter expert on the artifact collection.  Work will be carried out five days a week at the company’s facility in Poughkeepsie, New York.  We anticipate that the Archivist will begin working on-site in September.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the assessment, cataloging and physical care of the artifact collection including documentation, storage, movement, relocation, and conservation
  • Inventory, photograph and fully describe approximately 3,000 artifacts
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop effective workflows and best practices aligned with collection requirements and user needs
  • Manage location of all artifacts including maintenance of exhibit and loan documentation
  • Ensure the long-term preservation of all artifacts
  • Monitor collection conditions and identify any required conservation actions
  • Assist in the receipt of artifacts/collections from donors
  • Support exhibitions and conduct tours, as directed
  • Comfortable working within a warehouse environment

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