T1191 Mielke Research Fellow-Special Collections & Archives

Schaffer Library

Part Time

Grade T

flexible schedule

20 hrs per week, 51 weeks


The Mielke Fellow will assist the Historical Records Project Archivist to survey the archival collections stored by the Department of Special Collections & Archives at the Schaffer Library. Duties include creating accession records in the ArchivesSpace (ASpace) database and documenting locations of the materials in the collections located at the Schaffer Library and in an offsite warehouse, creating basic metadata for the collections, and generating ASpace data reports. The Mielke Fellow will also organize and document the provenance of archival collections, create digital and analog accession files, re-house collections and answer questions about newly accessioned materials.


Applicants must be either a recent recipient or current candidate Masters of Library and Information Science degree or ALA accredited program in Library and Information Sciences with database experience preferably in archival content management software, attention to detail, and experience in cataloging, accessioning archival best practices.


Please submit cover letter and resume

Please apply via email, U.S. Mail, fax or in person:

Human Resources
Req. # T1191
Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308

Telephone: (518) 388-6108
Fax: (518) 388-6529
Email: hr@union.edu

Please submit all electronic application materials as a single pdf or doc file.

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

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