Archivists:

Appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $46,530.00
Average Time to Fill 40 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 122
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Organization
Attention to Detail
Integrity
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Creativity
Decision-making
Resource Allocation
Technology and Tool Usage
Professionalism
Problem-solving
Leadership
Oral Communication
Customer Service
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Provide assistance in developing and executing policies
Develop public policies, procedures, or standards
Develop index systems
Develop library or archival databases
Develop simple informational data repositories or databases
Develop complex computer databases
Write research or project grant proposals
Develop historical or art museum exhibits or promotional materials

Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People

Analyze art or artifacts to determine age, cultural identity, or other relevant information
Evaluate information in documents or manuscripts
Evaluate significance of historical data
Evaluate photographs or art

Getting Information

Collect archival or historical material
Research topics for educational or entertainment programs
Research library or museum related information
Conduct field research
Determine styles worn during historical periods

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Decide how to store valuable, historical documents, materials, and art
Edit written materials or content
Edit documents for completeness, accuracy, or conformance to standards
Restore aged or distorted photographs
Appraise value of documents, manuscripts, photographs, or artifacts


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Archival Processing
Budgeting
Staff Management
Teaching
Archival Management
Archeology
Resource Management



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