Project Archivist at Sisters of the Holy Family in Fremont, CA

The archives at the Sisters of the Holy Family in Fremont, CA, is looking to fill a position for a part-time project archivist. This position is open and available now.
The job description follows below in the body of the email, and is also attached as a PDF.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to?Katy Guyon at

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Position Available: PT Project Archivist

The Holy Family Sisters are seeking acontract archivist or museum collection specialist to steward the archivalcollections and improve accessibility to materials.? This position will be responsible forcontinuing an on-going project to donate antique furnishings, d?cor andpaintings to cultural organizations, such as historic houses and museums. Work will also include opportunity to createexhibits and displays, especially digital exhibits involving social media anddigital collections platforms.


Graduatedegree in MLS, MLIS, Museum Studies, Archival Studies or Records Management, orequivalent work experience

At least one year of experience with archival processing and selection, or museumcollections accessioning; i.e. demonstrated ability to evaluate the historicsignificance of materials and make determinations on retention/accession versusdonation/de-accession

Must be a self-starter with robust problem solving skills and strong communicationabilities

Adept in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel

Abilityto plan and manage projects at all levels; the successful candidate can moveadroitly between long-term big picture planning and detail-oriented minutiae andall levels in between

Knowledgeof Past Perfect collection management program, or knowledge of a similarcollection database and willingness to learn Past Perfect


Knowledge of ArchivesSpace and/or creation of EAD finding aids and XML

Experiencepreparing archival materials or museum items for de-accession, donation, orother form of re-location

Familiaritywith social media and digital collections platforms

The position is available immediately at part-time with possibility toextend hours in the future; an independent contractor with a three yearcommitment is preferred.? The positionoffers flexible hours and the option of occasional remote work from home.

About the Work Environment: Theoffice and living spaces of the Holy Family Sisters are located in the beautifuland historic Washington Township neighborhood of Fremont, and are convenient tocoffee shops and restaurants.? Workplacedress is casual to business-casual.

The SHF Leadership Team: