10 October 2009

1) Executive Director, San Francisco Maritime National Park, ncd

2) Archivist
The New Bedford Whaling Museum is seeking an archivist to appraise, arrange, preserve and describe the newly acquired collection of records of the Merchants Bank of New Bedford, 1825-1936. The candidate should be familiar with American history, 19th century bindings and their care and 19th century business accounting techniques. This is a two year grant-funded position from the IMLS. It is a unique opportunity to work with a near comprehensive collection of materials in a subject matter not fully developed and understood. Duties include: Perform basic preservation on collection where necessary. Create an inventory, finding aid and a MARC record for import into Re:discovery, the museum’s collection management database. Manage one apprentice. Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  M.A. in accredited school of Library and Information Technology, History, Museum Studies, or associated field. One year or equivalent of archival processing experience including internships, volunteer work or other experience with special collections, university archives, or other archival repository. Demonstrated knowledge of current trends, standards, and practices of archival services in preservation archives. TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to Kristen Sniezek, VP Administration, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA  02740, or ksniezek@whalingmuseum.org