The Architectural Archives seeks a creative, collaborative individual with strong visual skills for the position of Archivist. Working under the supervision of the Curator, the Archivist assists with appraisal, arrangement, and description of collections as well as reference services. A particular emphasis of this position will be to advise and implement practices related to the management of born digital records. Specifically, the archivist will implement metadata standards as well as policies and procedures for description and access of digital collections as part of an institutional collections management plan.
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class ...of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.