Archivist @ The Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center

The Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center is conducting a search for an archivist to complete a one (1) year-long contracted archival management project beginning January 19th, 2022 and ending December 2022. This is a full-time position with a salary of $40,000. This project offers an exciting opportunity to design and implement an archival system for a growing institution through the National Endowment for the Humanities funded Lincolnville Collections Management Project.

Key Responsibilities

● Develop and carry out a collection processing plan by creating a LMCC Archival Handbook including policies, procedures, and best practices for accessions, collections management, and digitization.

● Arranging materials for organization and ease of use by researchers.

● Re-housing materials into appropriate archival enclosures for preservation.

● Inventory the physical collections and compile a DACS-compliant finding aid with container list.

● Cataloging of archival collections into the PastPerfect database and standardizing of existing records.

● Supervise and mentor interns in meaningful archives projects.

Required Qualifications

● American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree, or a Master’s degree in a related area of specialization or Society of American Archivists’ Archivist Certification.

● Minimum two years’ experience with collection development and content curation.

● Demonstrated leadership and experience in creating and supervising workflows and project implementation.

● Demonstrated knowledge of digital production including digitization, metadata creation, and preservation best practices and standards.

● Must be a seasoned professional with experience in conceptualizing and completing major projects related to both community archives and digital archives.

● Knowledge of mainstream metadata schemas and digital library systems.

● Demonstrated attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to determine relevance and prioritize tasks.

● Ability to follow complex standard operating procedures.

Desirable Qualifications

● At least two years of work experience in an archival repository.

● Knowledge of and experience working with photographic formats.

● Experience or familiarity with PastPerfect, integrated library systems, and a high-level of proficiency using PC-based applications.

● Ability to keep up with emerging technologies.

● Experience in processing and the development of completed finding aids.

About the LMCC: The Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center (LMCC) is located in the heart of Saint Augustine, Florida, the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited city. The museum itself is housed in an historic school building, the Excelsior High School, which was the first public Black high school in Saint Johns County. Our mission is to promote, preserve and perpetuate more than 450 years of Black History in Northeast Florida through exhibits, programming, live performances, oral histories, and heritage reenactments. For more information, visit

To apply, please send a brief cover letter, resume and contact information for one reference to Ms. Kimberlyn Elliott, with the subject line “ [Your Name] Contract Archivist- LCMP” by December 3rd, 2021.