Job Title: Processing Archivist

Salary: $20 – 25 hourly

Work Schedule: part-time, flexible schedule, up to 20 hours per week

The Ted Stevens Foundation in Anchorage, Alaska is hiring part-time Processing Archivists to assist in the arrangement and description of the Ted Stevens Collection. The Processing Archivist reports to the Head Archivist and will: arrange and describe archival materials; maintain archival catalog entries; digitize historical materials; and assist with special projects, including research and social media related ones.


  • Arrange and describe mainly paper-based congressional archive collection
  • Update and maintain internal archival collections’ databases and legacy catalog records
  • Digitize analog paper materials and data enter appropriate metadata for digital files
  • Assist with reference projects
  • Follow established office policies and procedures
  • Follow national cataloging and archival processing standards

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to type at 50+ wpm
  • Computer skills, including experience using Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to use office equipment such as a scanner and copier
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lift and carry boxes weighing up to 50 pounds

Preferred Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience arranging and describing archival collections
  • Knowledge of Alaska history
  • Awareness and understanding of archival terms and practices such as: More Product, Less Process (MPLP) processing
  • Knowledge of digital preservation best practices and standards
  • Prior work experience in archives and with analog paper records
  • Prior work experience with digitized and born-digital materials
  • Prior work experience or knowledge of congressional records
  • Experience working with business-related social media accounts and marketing


Interested candidates please email your résumé and cover letter to