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Processing Archivist - Bruce Springsteen Archives

Monmouth University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

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Monmouth University

Processing Archivist - Bruce Springsteen Archives & Center for American Music (Part-time; Temporary)

Department: Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music

Position Summary:
Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Processing Archivist position in the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music.

The Processing Archivist will assist with the management of the collection of the Bruce Springsteen Archives & Center for American Music, specifically the transition to ArchivesSpace and digitization. The Archivist is expected to arrange and describe materials, including analog, hybrid, and born-digital content, for conversion to ArchivesSpace, an open-source information management application for archival and manuscript materials. This position works with a small and busy team and will report directly to the Curator.
This is an in-person, on-campus, non-remote position.

For more information about the Bruce Springsteen Archives & Center for American Music at Monmouth University, please visit:

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree

Required Skills or Software:
Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately

Required Years of Experience: 1

Other Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in history, art history, public history, library science, archival sciences or related field
  • One (1) year of experience working in the archival field or research services for special collections materials in a similar setting
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the procedures used to preserve various types of materials
  • Basic knowledge of ArchivesSpace and experience with archival digitization projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work well with colleagues, other employees, artists, donors, and lenders
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Physical ability to lift fifty (50) pounds from varying heights, including the ability to push, lift, bend, kneel, and carry

Preferred Qualifications:

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Posting Date: 04/12/2024
Closing Date:

Located along New Jerseys northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,000 students in 62 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Parks legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" in the Regional Universities North category, is listed in The Princeton Review's "The Best 389 Colleges: 2024 Edition", Money magazine's "Best Colleges in America 2023," Forbes' "America's Top Colleges 2023", and is recognized in Washington Monthly's annual college guide and rankings.

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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