Archives Assistant, Fixed Term

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

San Francisco, California

The Archives Assistant will help research, organize, process, preserve, and make accessible archival material related to the de Young museum's history in preparation for our 125th anniversary. This person will be skilled in identifying and processing archival material and interpreting museum documentation. This role will conduct a records survey to review historical material for both museum buildings and offsite storage in preparation for the de Young museum's 125th anniversary. They will be responsible for the processing of the historical material in various formats relevant to the de Young's history through retrieving, reviewing, documenting, and rehousing materials as appropriate. They will perform targeted research of the de Young's history to assist the Head of Library and Archives in producing a basic visual timeline for the anniversary, and will assist with coordinating the launch of an oral history program for FAMSF.