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Posted: 01/23/2018

New York City Dpeartment of Parks & Recreation

As stewards of 14 percent of New York City’s land, NYC Parks builds and maintains clean, safe and accessible parks citywide and programs those sites with recreational, cultural and educational activities for people of all ages. Through this work, NYC Parks improves people’s lives, providing outlets for creative expression, opportunities for healthy recreation and exposure to the restorative beauty of the natural world.

Project Development Coordinator for Capital Archives
Job ID# 319104
Professional Opportunity
Queens, NY
$50,362 - $78,177


Major Responsibilities



        Under general direction ofthe Historic Archives Manager, with wide latitude for independent initiative and judgment, handle requests for research documents from NYC Parks historic archives.

         Preserve and maintain all historic materials for all print and digital collections. Enter data as needed into historic archives databases.

         Assist with intake and acquisition procedures, including physical handling of new material, discarding of duplicates and recalling documents from the off-site storage facility.

         Identify documents that require conservation and carry out basic conservation techniques such as re-packing, copying and preserving fragile items.

         Assist agency staff with research requests, material selection for design work, publication and display.

         Assist in the digitization, scanning and preparation of documents for long-term off-site storage.

         Assist the Historic Archives Manager with special projects as needed.



Qualification Requirements


1.      A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or


2.      High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or


3.      Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in "1" above.


Residency in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam or Westchester counties required for employees with over two years of city service.  New York City residency required for all other candidates.


Preferred Skills/Qualifications


1.      Stronginterpersonal, communication and organizational skills.

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How to apply
Go to nyc.gov/careers/search and search for Job ID# 319104.

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