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Thursday, May 18, 2006

Position Announcement: NYYC - Project Archivist (temporary, part-time)

The New York Yacht Club is seeking a temporary, part-time archivist to develop a processing plan and create a research finding aid for the Club’s archives, which date from 1844 to the present. Must have demonstrated ability to apply standard archival procedures in the appraisal, arrangement and description of archival records.

  • Creates inventory and drafts processing plan, in conjunction with NYYC staff
  • Processes the collection according to standard professional guidelines
  • Prepares a detailed finding aid in accordance with national standards
  • Orders archival supplies and advises on proper storage
  • Rehouses collection and performs other basic preservation measures
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with an emphasis in history (Master's degree preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience (3-5 years) in processing archival collections
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with accepted preservation methods applied to special collections
  • Ability and willingness to lift heavy boxes

By email: Please submit resume and cover letter via email to Include position title in subject line. We are an equal opportunity employer. For information about The New York Yacht Club, please visit

By mail:
New York Yacht Club
Attn: Library - Project Archivist Position
37 West 44th Street

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