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Archives Position Announcement

The Town of Garrett Park seeks a part-time professional archivist. Responsibilities include
acquiring, authenticating, preserving, organizing and cataloging public town records and materials
donated from private collections.  The archivist will be expected to maximize the use of archival
software, train and supervise community and student volunteers, organize oral history recordings
and their transcription, respond to requests for archival documents, report on the status of the
archives to the Garrett Park Archives Committee and Town Manager, grow our existing archival
database by promoting interest in continuing contributions to the archives, and ensure in-person
and online access to our archives, which capture the 125 year-old history, culture and social life of
Garrett Park.  The ideal candidate will have experience working with the archives of other small
communities or non-profit organizations as well as experience giving presentations based on
archival documents to community and student groups.
Please send a resume with education, experience, and professional archivist affiliations to
Gene Swearingen, Town Manager, managergene@garrettparkmd.gov.

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