• Operations Supervisor

    Job Location(s) US-MD-Jessup
    Requisition #
  • Overview

    Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is the global leader in storage and information management services. Iron Mountain is committed to storing, managing and transforming what our customers value most, from paper records to data to priceless works of art and culture. Providing a full suite of solutions – records and information management, data management, digital solutions, data centers and secure destruction – Iron Mountain enables organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and protect their data and assets from a complex world. Visit the company website at www.ironmountain.com for more information.
    Iron Mountain enables 94% of the Fortune 1000 to smartly and securely manage their physical and digital information assets. With unmatched innovation and collaboration, our teams create information management solutions for our customers’ data, no matter what format, location or lifecycle stage it’s in and no matter where it’s kept. We are more than 17,000 people strong and growing. We’ve been a trusted records management leader since 1951.
    Iron Mountain is an equal opportunity employer, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, disability, medical condition, U.S. Military or veteran status or other legally protected classifications in making employment decisions.

    Iron Mountain Canada is an employer broadly committed to providing an inclusive work environment that welcomes all people.  Globally, we believe it is our diversity that contributes to our companies’ shared success. We work hard always to avoid discriminating on any grounds other than capability to perform the requirements of the job.


    Iron Mountain complies with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


     Please Note : The physical job location for this position is 950 Soldiers Dr, Carlisle, PA 17013


    Seeking an experienced and collaborative archivist/librarian to lead a team to process a special collection and prepare materials for digitization. This position requires overseeing initial arrangement, description and materials re-housing 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. This position requires aligning processing activities with other non-archival logistics processes. Critical characteristics of the successful applicant are flexibility, ability to delegate and to work with multiple stakeholders, and the capability of evaluating and modifying practices to align with a large-scale project needs. Experience working within corporate organizations and/or government agencies is highly desirable.


    • Trains, leads and supervises a team of archival processors and operations coordinators of various levels of experience
    • Functions as the conduit and critical communication link for processing between key stakeholders including multiple corporate entities, historical agency archivists, and operations teams
    • Manage chain of custody through processing activities and logistics staging
    • Responsible for delivering a high throughput 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


    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 occur regularly
    • 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

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