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"Archivist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Archivist"

1) Authenticate and appraise historical documents and archival materials.

2) Create and maintain accessible, retrievable computer archives and databases, incorporating current advances in electric information storage technology.

 

3) Direct activities of workers who assist in arranging, cataloguing, exhibiting and maintaining collections of valuable materials.

4) Locate new materials and direct their acquisition and display.

5) Organize archival records and develop classification systems to facilitate access to archival materials.

 

6) Prepare archival records, such as document descriptions, to allow easy access to information.

7) Preserve records, documents, and objects, copying records to film, videotape, audiotape, disk, or computer formats as necessary.

8) Research and record the origins and historical significance of archival materials.

9) Select and edit documents for publication and display, applying knowledge of subject, literary expression, and presentation techniques.

10) Coordinate educational and public outreach programs, such as tours, workshops, lectures, and classes.

11) Establish and administer policy guidelines concerning public access and use of materials.

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Job Description for "Archivist" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Archivist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-C-A        SOC:  25-4011.00


 

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