Archival Assistant

Columbia International University
28 hours week/12 months
January 11, 2021

This position will assist the Metadata & Archives Assistant in the maintenance, organization, digitization, and promotion of CIU’s historical materials. Provide supervision to library student workers when needed. Hours are Tues, Wed (4:45pm-12:45 am), Fri (12-4pm), and Saturdays (1-9pm).

  • Assist Metadata & Archives Assistant in maintaining documentation processes and issues.
  • Assist and support Metadata & Archives Assistant in scanning historical archive documentation processes.
  • Assist in converting historical documentation into electronic data.
  • Assist Metadata & Archives Assistant in creating the metadata for critical documents.
  • Maintain historical materials and documents in an organized manner.
  • Assist research students and historians in locating and collecting the required data from the archives.
  • Maintain and manage logbooks and records of visitors and the archival documents they accessed.
  • Maintain safety procedures and initiatives to manage archival data, documentation, and records.
  • Provide staff supervision of student workers when needed.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to organize tasks and work independently.
  • Ability to maintain an organized environment.
  • Ability to work with researchers and other individuals in need of archival material.
  • Good written and oral communications.
  • An understanding of the CIU organization.
  • CIU Alumni preferred.
  • Research-oriented.
  • Technical savvy.