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Iron Mountain Archival Processing Supervisor in Middletown, Pennsylvania

At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary, while helping them bridge the physical and digital world. Our people have the opportunity to bring their creativity to a workplace that thrives on change. Here, you will be part of a team that doesn’t just embrace what’s exceptional. It creates exceptional.

Archival Processing Supervisor:

Seeking an experienced and collaborative archivist/librarian with familiarity of archival best practices to lead a team of archival processors and onsite logistics staff on an exciting project to process and prepare materials for digitization. This position requires overseeing initial arrangement, description and materials rehousing activities for efficient processing of a large multi-year project. The individual in the role will need to set aggressive timelines and schedules, evaluating outcomes and overseeing quality control for materials handling all while creating efficient and measurable workflows. This position requires aligning processing activities of the team with other non-archival logistics teams and large scale offsite digitization teams with multiple stakeholders. Critical characteristics of the successful applicant are flexibility, ability to delegate and to work with multiple stakeholders, capable of modifying practices to align with a large scale project needs. Experience working within corporate and/or government age organizations is highly desirable.


  • Trains, leads and supervises a team of archival processors and operations coordinators of various levels of experience

  • Move and oversee movement of collections from archive to processing area to palletization area

  • Enter tracking and barcode information into proprietary tracking and chain of custody systems

  • Palletize and oversee palletization of materials to specification

  • Align collections inventory to manifests and tracking systems

  • Responsible for delivering a high through-put of processed materials with correct labelling and description for daily/weekly movement to an offsite archival digitization location.

  • Aligns processing efforts to operational processes

  • Oversees the return of materials post digitization to archive shelving

  • Functions as the conduit and critical communication link for processing between key stakeholders including multiple corporate entities, historical agency archivists, and operations teams

  • The position is for one year with the potential for renewal over five years for the right candidate

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent experience in a professional archival setting

  • Demonstrated experience with basic preservation and conservation standards for archival and manuscript collections

  • Demonstrated experience in arranging, describing, and processing of archival collections

  • Supervisory experience

  • Proven capability in bringing projects to completion

  • Flexibility and ability to function well in an environment where changes will be consistent

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical ability.

  • Ability to initiate and embrace non-standard and unique approaches to collection management and processing

  • Ability to work independently and to follow directions with ease and efficiency

  • Positive attitude and ability to deliver results under pressure

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.

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Requisition: J0019053