Project Archivist


At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary. We build customer value around the world with a passion for preserving the physical, transforming the digital, and respecting the environmental. We pioneered the industry for global records and information management and have established some of the best customer relationships in the industry with 95% of the Fortune 1000 companies among our 225,000 loyal customers. Here, you’ll bring your expertise and creativity to a workplace that thrives on continuous improvement. Here, you’ll be part of a global workforce that embraces the differences among us. And here, we’ll encourage you to Climb Higher for the benefit of our customers and each other. There is so much more, but enough about us. We can’t wait to hear about YOU.

Project Archivist

This location will be based at: Auburn, WA

Job Description

Iron Mountain works closely with library and archives clients to deliver customized services for collections planning, processing, handling and digitization. We are seeking a processing archivist to process and prepare paper-based collections for offsite digitization following archival standards and best practices. This is an exciting position in a fast paced setting that will require a proven skillset in collections processing, material handling and team work. We seek candidates that bring energy and enthusiasm for an exciting archives project in an innovative environment.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Process and preserve archival resources in accordance with professional standards, best practices, and following guidelines established by the client archivists.
  • Organize primarily paper based collections per client policy.
  • Prepare archival resources for digitization (fastener removal, document condition analysis, etc.)
  • Assess materials for condition, type and method of digitization

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with strong experience in archival studies, history, or library and information science and significant knowledge of current archival theory and methods relating to preservation, arrangement, and processing OR ALA accredited Masters of Library and Information Science and 1+ years’ experience processing large multi-format archival collections
  • Ability to be receptive to changing priorities and to manage multiple work processes and projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of detail and accuracy in management and completion of processing tasks.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and in a self-directed capacity, with a solutions-oriented focus.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to lift archival boxes weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Must be a US citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a academic, corporate, or government archives.
  • Coursework in archives management and /or demonstrated relevant archival processing experience.
  • Experience processing a large collection.
  • Background in and experience with subject matter relating to engineering information or other technical area.
  • Experience with the preservation of historical collections using standard archival practices.

Category: Operations Group

Iron Mountain Incorporated, founded in 1951, is the global leader for storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 225,000 organizations around the world in approximately 50 countries, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of valued assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and cultural and historical artifacts.

Providing solutions that include information management, digital transformation, secure storage, secure destruction, as well as data centers, cloud services, and art storage and logistics, Iron Mountain helps customers lower cost and risk, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and enable a digital way of working.

Our Cores Values and Code of Ethics are our north star. They provide a solid base for how we do business and behave every day, so each one of us can experience exceptional.

If you have a physical or mental disability that requires special accommodations, please let us know by sending an email to See the Supplement to learn more about Equal Employment Opportunity.

Iron Mountain is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit and hire applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor prohibited by law.

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Requisition: J0058740

LeadFlex Job ID: 52333

External ID: J0058740

ATS Tracking ID: 6615

Vendor ID: 6615

Post Date: 05/15/2023

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