Primary purpose: The University Archivist is responsible for appraising, collecting, organizing, describing, preserving, and making available for research and reference use those official University records and those ancillary records of the University community of sufficient historical, legal, fiscal, and/or administrative value to warrant permanent preservation, including special collections.
1. Demonstrated knowledge of the archives and records management field with supporting experience and education, preferably in a university setting.
2. Thorough knowledge of best practices in digitization, metadata, storage, and management of archival and digital assets and ability to maintain a current awareness of trends and developments in the field of archives management.
3. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address challenges and opportunities associated with evaluating the current program and making recommendations concerning the future management and development of the archival institutional records.
4. Demonstrated ability to work both independently as a self-motivated, performance-driven professional as well as in a collegial and collaborative manner across library departments and campus wide including the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing including public speaking and presentations.
5. Demonstrated ability in establishing and maintaining relationships with a wide range of users and constituencies including faculty, staff and the public to support the building and use of archival and special collection holdings.
6. Knowledge of web development tools and technologies and also markup languages to include: HTML, XML, and EAD.
7. Extensive knowledge of the online platforms for displaying archival collections.
8. Knowledge of ethical and legal concerns (including copyright) affecting acquisition, management and access to archival holdings and digital collections.
9. Ability to lift 40 pounds.
1. Masters of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited school.
2. Minimum five (5) years of professional library experience to include experience in a university or corporate archives or special collection library, with a minimum of one (1) years in a supervisory or leadership role.
3. Minimum two (2) years experience in with digitizing archival holdings for online access.
4. Experience with digitization workflows, institutional repositories, and online presentation of archival and special collection resources, as well as reference experience in institutional archives and in developing exhibitions, presentations and other programming.
**Position requires a criminal background screening
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