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Collections Management Archivist, Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center, Boston, MA

Description:

About us: The Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center (JHC) at New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is a destination for collecting, preserving, and illuminating the histories of Jewish families and institutions in New England and beyond. It is an archive and educational center engaging scholars, genealogists, and the general public in the study and understanding of American Jewish history and heritage. The JHC holds more than 2 million documents in its collections focused on New England Jewish individuals, families, and organizations, and has a digital archive of nearly 700,000 searchable documents.

The Collections Management Archivist at the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center oversees and provides physical and intellectual management of the JHC’s archival collections; manages the ArchivesSpace repository; communicates with collection donors; and works with JHC staff to set collection policies and procedures. The Collections Management Archivist is also responsible for updating collection processing and digitization priorities for the archive. The position reports to the Executive Director of the JHC. This is an exciting opportunity to have an impact on the use and focus of the JHC’s collections and to be key member of the JHC team.

How to Apply:

For more information on the position and how to apply, please visit https://www.americanancestors.org/about/careers and select “Collections Management Archivist.”