Project Archivist (Independent Contractor, Project-based)

Job Description
Type of Job: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

Project dates: Sept to Dec 2023
The Santa Fe Desert Chorale seeks a project archivist to organize our decades of organizational records.
You will:
Develop and institute records management policies and procedures
Organize, process, describe, and preserve SFDC administrative and artistic records, employing “More Product, Less Process” practices

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

Communicate with administrative and operations staff regarding needs
Create retention schedules and filing systems
Collaborate with the New Mexico History Museum archivist to ensure safe transfer of retained documents to that repository
Identify confidential records (i.e. financial and/or donor information) and recommend policies for maintaining relevant security and privacy

Other Information/Requirements: 

1-2 years archival and/or records management experience, with evidence of direct experience with organizational records and documents
Familiarity with “More Product, Less Process” standards of archival organization
Education: Bachelor’s degree and archival training in a recognized program
Demonstrable ability to work without close supervision. Evidence of strong communication skills within an organization
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How to Apply: 

Email car[email protected] with the following in one PDF attachment:
Cover letter or statement of interest
Resumé or CV
Your preferred contact email and phone number
3 professional references (contact information only: name, title, email, phone)

Salary Range: 
$28.00 – $30.00 per hour, not to exceed $10,000/year
Contact Information
Amanda Sidebottom
Santa Fe Desert Chorale
311 East Palace Ave
Santa Fe
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
Business Phone: 
1 (505) 988-2282
Business Fax: 
Email Address: 
Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Aug 31 2023
Date to Remove: 
Sep 29 2023

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