College Archivist, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

The Library department at Brooklyn College invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor – College Archivist position.

The College Archivist is responsible for the management and administration of the Brooklyn College Archives & Special Collections. In collaboration with the Department of History, s/he is also responsible for the management of Brooklyn College’s Minor in Archival Studies & Community Documentation. This includes teaching the archival introductory course, oversight of interns, and other related duties.

The College Archivist oversees strategic planning initiatives related to Archives & Special Collections, designs and implements comprehensive collection development policies and procedures for the unit; Participates in appropriate fundraising and grant-seeking activities; and the oversight of archival digitization initiatives and other major projects, and for liaising with other units to achieve project objectives. The College Archivist supervises and assigns tasks for a staff of 4 full-time employees, 2 to 4 part-time staff, interns, and grant-paid employees.

Review of applications will begin October 21, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information, visit and scroll down to 11238. AA/EOE.

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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