Chemonics International Inc.
Archivist, east and southern africa
* Washington, DC
East and Southern Africa
The East and Southern Africa (ESAF) regional business unit is currently conducting a recruit for an Archivist. Our regional portfolio includes eleven projects spanning a wide range of technical sectors. East and Southern Africa's robust new business market is equally diverse and promises plenty of opportunities to those willing to take on new and exciting opportunities. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. The purpose of archiving is to retain all valuable project records in a logical, coherent system and safe location for easy retrieval. The archivist will establish a complete account of what is contained in our project's hard files and organize these files in a logical and systematic manner in order to prepare project records for the formal archiving process.
Conduct a comprehensive audit of project hard copy files
Create a list of existing documents by developing and updating master file index
Sort, classify, index, and record existing documentation
Handle other archiving and project specific tasks, as applicable
Provide live audit support, as needed
Classify and file project documents to prepare for archiving and prompt retrieval, following standard instructions according to Chemonics standard guidance
Create reports and memos outlining the status of documents
Coordinate with the project teams to incorporate miscellaneous un-filed documents into files
Mark and label all project files according to Chemonics' standard operating procedures
Other regional operations duties as required
Associates degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred
At least one year of administrative experience preferred
Experience with data entry, filing, cataloging, retrieving, and preserving records
Ability to write and verbally communicate clearly and concisely
Strong attention to detail and strong organizational skills
Advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook including creating and modifying documents and scheduling appointments for multiple stakeholders
Ability to work both independently and in a team, coordinating with staff as work assignment requires
Demonstrated interest in international development projects
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Interested candidates should apply via the by Wednesday, May 23
. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Chemonics International is founded in Washington, D.C., by the company's first president, Thurston F. Teele. Its mission, then and now, is to promote meaningful change around the world, helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. 1975 Landmark agribusiness studies in Cameroon and Kenya represent Chemonics’ earliest work, earning high praise from USAID, the company’s primary client.