Archivist, Full - Time Non Exempt

Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles, California


Located in Los Angeles’ historic Little Tokyo neighborhood, with a nation-wide focus and international base of support. A Smithsonian affiliate and AAM accredited, the National Museum is recognized as one of the nations’ premier cultural museums and a 2010 recipient of the IMLS National Medal. Permanent collection contains over 60,000 unique artifacts, document and photographs. Archivist is responsible for the management of permanent collection and institutional archive.  Lead archivist on Buddhist Churches of America Archives, overseeing processing, preservation, and access of collection; act as coordinating representative for Museum at bi-annual BCA/JANM Archives Advisory Committee meetings. Master’s in Information or Library Science w/concentration in archival studies from an ALA-accredited library school and Bachelor’s in humanities, arts or social science. Minimum 2 years professional experience working in an archives, museum or manuscript repository. Familiarity w/TMS collections management database. http://www.janm.org/jobs/ for JD and application. EOE.