Digitization Archivist

at Georgia Historical Society (view profile)
Published August 17, 2023
Location 501 Whitaker Street, Savannah, Georgia
Category Non-Profit  
Job Type Full-time  
Apply Here https://georgiahistory.com/about-ghs/jobs-internships/
Cover Letter Requirements Required
Education Requirements Master's Degree in Archival Studies, Library & Information Sciences, or related degree with two years professional experience in library/archival setting.
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency 30,000
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency 40,000
Hourly or Salary? Salary


The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) has an exciting opportunity for an individual with archival and digitization experience to serve as a fulltime Digitization Archivist for our Savannah office, located in the heart of the historic downtown area.

GHS is the premier independent statewide institution responsible for collecting, examining, and teaching Georgia history. GHS houses the oldest and most distinguished collection of materials related exclusively to Georgia history in the nation, with over five million unique archival treasures.

The Digitization Archivist is responsible for preserving and providing access to historical and cultural materials by digitizing and cataloging physical records and artifacts, including images, documents, and artifacts. They play a crucial role in the modernization and accessibility of archival collections, making them available to a wider audience while ensuring the long-term preservation of the original materials. The work involves appraising records for historical value, understanding scanning specifications, software use, metadata, and cataloging.

As a team member at Georgia Historical Society, you will enjoy top notch benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and an excellent retirement plan. You will have the opportunity to work with others who are passionate about GHS’ research and education mission.

The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in archival studies, library and information science or a related degree with two years of professional experience in a library/archival setting.

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and confidential salary requirements to:

Georgia Historical Society


104 West Gaston Street

Savannah, GA 31401

Email: jobs@georgiahistory.com