Assistant Archivist, Colgate University

Assistant Archivist; Assistant Professor in the University Libraries

Colgate University seeks an energetic, early career archivist to process and provide access to university records and other collections. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections and University Archivist, the Assistant Archivist accessions, arranges, describes and preserves the records of the university and other related collections. The Assistant Archivist also participates in records management activities for university records, including the management of electronic records. In collaboration with other members of the library’s Digital Commons team, she or he acquires content for the university’s institutional repository and creates or revises policies and submission procedures.

The Assistant Archivist supervises the student workers and manages the department’s reading room. She or he provides reference services to members of the Colgate community and other researchers and manages reproduction requests. In addition to supporting the department’s general instructional and outreach programs, the Assistant Archivist works closely with the Head of Special Collections and University Archivist to support research being conducted in classes and for the university’s bicentennial celebrations.

Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution with a focus in archival studies and successful demonstrable experience in archival processing.

Application procedure: Complete details including the full job description and application instructions can be found at  https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1455
Review of application materials will begin on April 13, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a highly selective private liberal arts university located in Hamilton, NY, and is an EO/AA employer.  Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff further the university’s educational mission.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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