About Deadwood History

Archivist

Reports To

Carolyn Weber, Executive Director

Summary of Position

Assist with inventorying, accessioning, cataloging, and reformatting of the archival collections at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center, and making those collections accessible to the public for research purposes.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Accession archival materials to include cataloging, tracking locations, and entering data into one of several databases.
  • Create finding aids and indexes.
  • Identify materials requiring conservation.
  • Reformat materials when necessary.
  • Scan and reproduce historic photographs and documents.
  • Respond to requests for information.
  • Assist staff with locating materials for use in exhibits and for research purposes.
  • Assist with the production of publications.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Assist with special programs sponsored by Deadwood History, Inc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Applicants must have a master’s degree in public history, information and library sciences, museum studies, or other appropriate field. One to two years of applicable work experience is preferred.

 

To Apply

To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter, current resume, and the names and contact information of three references. Send by mail to Carolyn Weber, Deadwood History, Inc., P.O. Box 252, Deadwood, SD 57732, or send by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 19, 2018