Resume Templates: Archivist


Petunia Dardle
57 Helluva Road, Franklin, TN 37064 Home: (000) 000-0000

Highly motivated archivist and recent graduate with 15 years of progressive hands-on experience in archival preservation and cataloging. Expertise in organizing collections, auditing archives, and historical and genealogical research. Seeking to leverage background and experience to take next career step as a librarian with a well respected institution that rewards innovation and talent.

Archives and Records Management Cataloging Archival Preservation Research Preservation Techniques Content Curation

Master of Science : Information Sciences, 2014 University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN Master of Arts : Public History, 2006 Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN Bachelor of Arts : History, 1998 University of Tennessee Chattanooga, TN

National Archives and Records Administration Volunteer September 2010 to July 2011 William J. Clinton Presidential Library Little Rock, AR Arranged and administered preservation on three deed-of-gift collections (49,000+ pages), including correspondence, photographs, dissertations, reports, itineraries, and scrapbooks. Created and identified collection categories and archived paper documents; duplicated fragile documents. National Park Service Volunteer July 2010 to July 2011 Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Little Rock, AR Organized, defined, and created finding aids for 8 archival collections, including audiovisual media, correspondence, journals and magazines, yearbooks, meeting minutes, reports, historical photographs, newspapers, and building and exhibit schematics. Executed basic preservation of archival collections. Reorganized archival storage room to facilitate access to historical documents. Planned and completed random inventory of archival collections to audit archival collections and organization integrity. Conservation Lab Volunteer July 2010 to June 2011 Arkansas History Commission and State Archives Little Rock, AR Encapsulated 20 fragile, brittle, and historical documents; flattened and cleaned historical land grant documents. Constructed 12 custom-made clamshell boxes to protect and preserve fragile historical documents.

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