Job: Head of Special Collections and University Archives

General Information
Position:
Head of Special Collections and University Archives

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$57,500.00 negotiable

Job Category:
Special Collections

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

The University of North Florida in Jacksonville, invites applications for Head of Special Collections and University Archives. The Thomas G. Carpenter Library is the vibrant academic hub for the university’s 16,300 students. The recently renovated Library is located at the center of the campus surrounded by beautiful grounds, a nature preserve, and an active community of student and faculty scholars. The Head of Special Collections and University Archives oversees and administers the development and management of the library’s special
collections and university archives holdings and services. Under the general supervision of the Dean of Library or Dean’s designee, the Head of Special Collections and University Archives is responsible for all functions, operations, and policies of the department and is committed to integrating into the broader institutional environment. The librarian supports the Dean, Director of Development and Community Engagement Coordinator in donor relations and community engagement. The Head of Special Collections and University Archives works collaboratively within the library, the university, and the larger community. This collaboration includes working closely with the library’s Public Services and Technical Services Departments. For a full job description with essential job functions and preferred qualifications please visit: http://libguides.unf.edu/c.php?g=177126&p=4839618

Required: ALA-accredited Masters of Library Science degree, plus at least 5 years of relevant experience. Knowledge of special collections and archival best practices. Salary at the Associate Librarian rank is $57,500 – negotiable. Librarians with 9+ years and a solid research record and development experience, post MLS, may be hired at the university Librarian level with a salary of $64,500 to negotiable.


Education:

ALA-accredited Masters of Library Science degree, plus at least 5 years of relevant experience. Knowledge of special collections and archival best practices.

Development experience and grant writing; knowledge of intellectual property rights and copyright law as it pertains to the collections; experience in community engagement, planning special events and presentations; experience arranging and describing special collections and archival materials, supervisory experience; ability to multitask, prioritize, and work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced work environment; second master’s in a humanities field; and excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to lift 15-35 pounds
In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position requires a level II background check which includes fingerprinting. Based on the specifics of the actual job functions, the position may also require a credit check.

 


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
10-26-2017

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://www.unfjobs.org/hr/postings/4948

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
University of North Florida - Thomas G. Carpenter Library

Job Location:
Northeast Florida

Address:
1 UNF Drive

City:
Jacksonville

Zip:
32224

County:
Duval


Institution Information
Institution Name :
University of North Florida - Thomas G. Carpenter Library

Address:
1 UNF Drive

City:
Jacksonville

State:
FL

Zip:
32224

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Susie Parks

Contact Email:
s.parks@unf.edu

Contact Phone:
904-620-2553

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants must list a minimum of 3 references with contact information as part of their application. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Susie Parks at (904) 620-2553, or s.parks@unf.edu.


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