Archivist Job Description Sample
ARIZONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Arizona Historical Society (AHS) informs and inspires people of all ages by sharing the stories of the people, places and events that made Arizona what it is today, through its exhibits, programs, publications, and outreach.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS):
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
1300 N. College Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85281
NOTE: This is a temporary part time position with no benefits.
The Arizona Historical Society (AHS) is seeking an Archivist to be responsible for the cycle of a collection from the initial acquisition of records with significant historical and research value in any format (print, photograph, sound, moving images, digital) to the arrangement, description, cataloging, preservation and providing reference for these materials.
Participate in the development of Library & Archive Division policies and procedures.
Assess backlog priorities.
Assist with monitoring the status of physical facilities
Identify and apply for grants.
Assist with streamlining procedures, identify cost-saving measures and sharing of resources.
Enhance public service wherever possible.
Assist with maintaining branch records.
Contribute to data collection and analysis.
Identify, supervise and evaluate graduate internship projects.
Represent AHS on various internal, local and regional committees.
Participate in outreach programs.
Plan reading room and online exhibits.
Collaborate in developing Library & Archive Division brochures/materials.
Contribute to the agency's mission, goals and strategic plans as needed.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):
General archival principles, methods, and standards of practice;
Knowledge and experience in archival preservation processes and management of all archival materials; project management;
Broad knowledge of cataloging and principles of information architecture;
Collection assessment for historical and research value as well as physical condition;
Computer skills with evolving computer management software;
Planning for future collecting;
Training/supervision of new staff members, graduate students, and volunteers;
Understanding of archival reference, which includes a broad knowledge of resources outside the Agency.
Move from working independently to working as part of a team;
Prioritize resources/time to meet deadlines and benchmarks;
Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning, continuing education, and public service;
Aptitude for proposing creative solutions within budgetary constraints;
Demonstrate trace record for engagement with various constituencies, internally and externally, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Master's degree in either Library Science with an archive focus from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program; a Master's degree in Archival Studies or Archives; or a Master's degree in History with (3) three years of experience in records management or technical archival work.
Certification in the Academy of Certified Archivists; Written and verbal mastery of the Spanish language; minimum of (1) year of professional archival experience OR (2) years of student level work in archives that includes reference and access experience.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Melba Davis at [email protected] or 520-617-1161 for assistance.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting Melba Davis at [email protected] or (520) 617-1161. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
"At ICON, it's our People that set us Apart"
Do you have experience with operation and maintenance of Archives in a Laboratory, in compliance with FDA GLP regulations?
Archive Specialist role within ICON:
ICON has a strong reputation in our approaches to clinical development. We apply scientific and operational excellence across all phases of clinical trial outsourcing services for our clients.
We work with top pharmaceutical organizations on emerging therapeutic areas which include but are not limited to Oncology, Vaccines, CNS, Cardiovascular and Pain. We are presently in over 40 countries with over 80 offices worldwide and over 10K employees globally.
The Archive Specialist ensures that on-site archive facilities are orderly, secure, and operating within tolerances described in corresponding procedures:
Ensure that material received for archiving corresponds to that described in submission documentation.
Classify, index, label and store archived records using current inventory system/database.
Retrieve and re-file records as requested by site personnel or visiting auditor/inspector.
Ensure that movement of material in and out of the archives is appropriately documented.
Support sponsor audits and regulatory inspections by performing a review of inventory, retrieving necessary records, and providing a tour of the facility archives, if requested.
Maintain a collaborative relationship with off-site vendor archive contacts. Manage scheduling of pick-up and deliveries to the facility, monitor associated costs, and make recommendations to Management regarding the vendor relationship.
Manage final record disposition process in an effort to reduce the volume of stored documentation. Maintain controlled procedures related to local Records Management. Facilitate conversion of records to electronic media (e.g., scanning to DVD) for business continuity, space considerations, or convenience.
Complete the necessary document packaging and inventory updates resulting from record conversion. Acts in a proactive, flexible and responsive manner to customer needs
Benefits of working at ICON:
In addition to partnering with the top pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the world we offer a strong benefits package that includes a comprehensive health plan, retirement plans, competitive pay, bonus plans, vacation, and other incentives.
To succeed you will need:
We are seeking candidates with a High School diploma or equivalent and a background in science or GLP regulations desired. A Minimum of 5 years of experience in archival or document control procedures.
To be successful you will need to be skilled in operating office equipment such as copiers, printers, and scanning machines. Skilled in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications, in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks and demands in a fast paced environment and in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others in a team environment.
We invite you to review our opportunities at www.iconplc.com/careers.
Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.
ICON is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment
Mikulski Papers Project Archivist
The Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries seeks qualified candidates for the position of Barbara Mikulski Papers Project Archivist. The Project Archivist will process the print and born-digital archives of celebrated former Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski. As the longest-serving woman in congressional history, Senator Mikulski is a significant figure both to Maryland and the United States. This is a 2.5-year, full-time appointment that is not renewable.
The Sheridan Libraries and University Museums are strongly committed to diversity. A strategic goal of the Libraries and Museums is to work toward achieving diversity when recruiting new staff and promoting existing staff. The Libraries and Museums prize initiative, creativity, professionalism, and teamwork. For information on the Sheridan Libraries, visit www.library.jhu.edu.For information on Evergreen Museum and Library and Homewood Museum, visit www.museums.jhu.edu
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Reporting to the University Archivist, the Project Archivist's duties include:
Arrange, describe, and preserve approximately 1300 cubic feet of correspondence, reports, briefings, casework, and other records documenting the career of former Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski
With assistance from the Archives unit's Digital Archivist, arrange, describe, and preserve approximately 4 terabytes of digitized and born-digital materials including audio-visual material, web content, digitized constituent letters, and emails
Communicate with Senator Mikulski and related individuals about the project's progress
Create a finding aid compliant with archival description and communication standards such as Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS) and Encoded Archival Description (EAD)
Coordinate creation of cataloging records with Technical Services unit
Survey collection and develop a processing plan
Supervise student workers
Identify conservation issues in collections and collaborate with Conservation and Preservation department to address these concerns as appropriate
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Master's degree in library science, archival studies, or related field required.
Two years professional experience
Experience processing archival collections
Familiarity with archival metadata standards, including DACS, EAD, and EAC-CPF
Familiarity with electronic records management issues
Excellent writing and communication skills
Attention to detail
Experience processing collections of congressional papers
Educational background in public policy, political science, or a related field
Experience implementing archival metadata standards
Experience working with an archival content management system such as Archivist's Toolkit or ArchivesSpace
Please upload a resume and cover letter as one PDF file when applying
Classified Title: Archivist
Starting Salary Range: $49,216 - $67,735
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Mon – Fri, 8:30am – 5pm
Employee subgroup: Exempt
Location: Baltimore, MD
Department name: Special Collections
Personnel area: Sheridan Libraries
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.
The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
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The Digital Archivist supports the Business Operations Division of the Armed Forces Pest Management Board (AFPMB). This position electronically scans, tags with appropriate meta data, and files scientific articles, historical and other documents, as well as writes and publishes the minutes of various scientific meetings
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Electronically scans at least 120 onion skin pages per day or up to 160 standard pages per day for archival. Documents include printed scientific articles, historical documents, and other documents as directed. Some documents are fragile and require careful handling.
Saves files electronically for database access.
Applies metadata to each scanned article or document.
Assigns file names and/or numbers and files documents electronically in accordance with the AFPMB filing system.
Writes the minutes from biennial board meetings and other meetings as deemed necessary.
Travels as necessary to attend meetings and document minutes.
Works independently with the client on a daily basis and keeps CNI Project Manager informed about work assigned by client and progress in completing.
Operates office equipment such as computers, copiers, telephones, and scanners. Performs basic operations on data processing equipment.
Completes assignments with a high degree of accuracy.
Ensures the confidentiality and security of records is maintained.
Follows applicable policies and procedures to classify multiple pieces of information.
Ensures standards are met in compliance with statutory and regulatory provisions, policies and instructions, and all other applicable requirements.
Provides general clerical assistance to staff as required.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Associates Degree in Library Science or related field of study and a minimum of two (2) year's relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education / experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
Possesses or has the ability to obtain clearance for authorization to the Pentagon and National Capital Region installations, and the Pentagon Unclassified Network and AFPMB Internal Network.
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs i.e. Access, Excel, Word, Outlook (e-mail), and Internet familiarity
Knowledge of general office practices and procedures
Knowledge of English grammar, punctuation and spelling
Skilled at reading comprehension
Skilled at time management/efficiency
Ability use sound judgment as to the completeness of documentation in files
Ability to follow department and agency processes/regulations/laws/best practices
Ability to maintain files and records
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
Ability to prioritize work
Ability to perform other clerical duties such as filing and answering the phone
Ability to use general office equipment and to perform basic operations on a computer
Ability to work effectively, both independently, and in a team environment
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-to-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Seiu Archivist I
Wayne State University seeks a knowledgeable, innovative, service-oriented individual for the position of SEIU Archivist at the Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs.
Located in the heart of Detroit's Midtown Cultural Center, Wayne State University is a Carnegie I research university that enrolls more than 32,000 students. The Reuther Library collects, preserves, and provides access to historical records documenting the modern American labor movement, the social and political development of southeastern Michigan, and the history of Wayne State University.
The Archives for the Service Employees International Union document the evolution of the union from its origins in 1921 as the Building Service Employees International Union to the present. During its history, this union has organized service workers employed as janitors, healthcare workers, security guards, public sector workers, office workers, elevator operators, window cleaners, groundskeepers, doormen, and stadium employees, amongst others. The union currently organizes 2.1 million members in these and numerous other service industries.
The collaborative relationship between the Reuther Library and SEIU began in the early 1980s, and the Reuther Library became SEIU's official repository in 1992. Since then, the Reuther has collected the records of the union's international headquarters in Washington D. C., some locals, and the personal papers of prominent union officials.
This externally-funded position will be hired at the rank of Archivist I and reports to the Director of the Reuther Library. It is an AAUP-AFT represented position with eligibility for promotion.
The Wayne State University Library System embraces an environment of inclusion that moves beyond simple tolerance to recognizing the richness in individual identities of people and diverse perspectives. Wayne State University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Provides access to the institutional history of SEIU through the appraisal, arrangement, description, and preservation of its records and the creation of finding aids, inventories, databases, or other reference tools;
Assists SEIU with records management and electronic records;
Interacts with SEIU, serving as their main contact for reference. May include occasional travel to SEIU's international and affiliate headquarters regarding their records program and related projects;
Performs extensive outreach with an aim to disseminate information about the SEIU Archives to the public;
Creates and manages digital content for the Reuther Library's website;
Participates in general reference services in the Reuther Library reading room;
Participates actively in the shared decision-making for library planning, resource management, and program and policy development;
Trains and supervises students, volunteers, and interns assigned to work with the SEIU Archives;
Actively participates in the archival profession through presentations, publications, and/or active membership in professional organizations;
Performs other related duties as assigned
Master's degree from an accredited institution in library/information science, archival administration, history, or a related field, with graduate archival study;
Demonstrated experience in an archives, special collections, or records repository arranging and describing print and electronic collections, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, which must include demonstrated production of descriptive outputs applying appropriate archival or library standards, such as DACS, EAD, EAC-CPF, LCSH, MARC, Dublin Core, or METS;
Clear understanding of issues related to digital records management and electronic records archiving;
Experience using archival content management tools such as ArchivesSpace, Archivist's Toolkit, or Archon;
Familiarity with American labor history or social history;
Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of users, donors, and constituencies;
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills;
Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks and work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, in a collegial environment;
Demonstrated initiative, self-direction, and a commitment to innovation, creativity, and excellence;
Demonstrated commitment to expanding skills and professional growth;
Ability to meet expectations for promotion as part of the Reuther Library academic staff;
Ability to lift 40 lbs independently or with assistance
An awareness of multicultural issues and a broad knowledge of diversity across the information industry. The willingness and ability to lead, serve, engage others in a multicultural environment.
Demonstrated ability to understand the perspectives of others and acknowledge the differences, complexities and opportunities in those backgrounds, cultures, values and viewpoints even when he/she is not familiar or disagrees with them.
Demonstrated commitment to advancing professional knowledge, through formal training, continuing education, or professional certification, such as Digital Archives Specialist (DAS), Arrangement & Description (A&D), or Certified Archivist (CA)
Please submit a finding aid on which you have worked, either independently or with guidance and attach it to the "other" tab in the documents section of the application process.
Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society.
WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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Summer Archivist Intern
The Johnston County Heritage Center is looking for a summer Archivist Intern to work with collections currently housed in the Johnston County Heritage Center. The selected student will work independently, with support from the Executive Director, on a range of archival projects. This is a temporary paid internship opportunity. Internship expected to run from mid May through mid August 2018. This position is 40 hours per week for approximately 12 weeks total.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work with Executive Director to organize current database in MS Access
Arrange and describe archival collections
Work to preserve archival materials digitally and physically
Update descriptions and metadata for a more accurate and searchable description
Photograph physical assets, upload them to county server and tag with appropriate metadata
Focus on improving intellectual control and online access to collections
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong MS Excel and Access skills
Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational, planning and problem-solving skills
Detail-oriented, self-starter, able and willing to work independently
Must provide own housing and transportation during internship
Desired Education and Experience
- Completed 2 years of college (entering either Junior or Senior years)
- Currently enrolled in an Archival Administration, Museum Studies, Library and Information Science, or related degree program with an interest in pursuing a career as an Archivist; minimum 2.5 GPA
Document Control, Archivist
Join the HJF Team!
The position will serve as a Document Control, Archivist to support the Clinical Trials Center (CTC) within the Translational Medicine Branch (TMB) at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) in Silver Spring, Maryland.
The incumbent provides clinical research support services to conduct federally regulated research required to develop new medical products for the Warfighter. Most products are drugs, devices, or biologics, but research products may include new information and doctrine.
Support services will include conducting clinical research studies with experimental medical products under the principles of current Good Clinical Practices (cGCP), Good Laboratory Practices (cGLP), and Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP). All of the work to support this research must be performed in accordance with the Federal, Department of Defense (DoD), and Command laws, regulations, and policies. Clinical research studies require production of experimental products, conduct of research studies, laboratory analysis of samples, analysis of resulting data, and submission of study findings.
The Contractor shall be responsible for the management of clinical study records (e.g. clinical Trial Master File) through final archival, ensuring compliance with current regulatory requirements such as FDA and MRMC guidelines.
With a focus on inspection readiness, the Contractor shall receive, catalog, organize, digitize, and retire archival holdings and is responsible for preparation of documentation required for regulatory agency inspection, internal requests, and audits.
Provides periodic quality assessment and mentors staff on document management process.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Preferred knowledge of clinical research procedures; excellent interpersonal and computer skills; ability to communicate effectively and to work with individuals of all levels. The candidate should be well-organized; ability to follow detailed instructions; ability to handle multiple tasks; ability to meet deadlines of projects; ability to facilitate communication among supervisors, team members, and peers.
BS in a scientific discipline
Minimum Experience: 0 to 2 years of related experience in Document Control.
Background Requirement: Eligibility to obtain DoD Common Access Card (CAC) required.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.
Document Control Specialist / Archivist
Job Description: SummaryThis position will function within the Quality Assurance Unit of Corporate Preclinical Development and Toxicology and will support the conduct of nonclinical laboratory investigations of medical devices and materials in accordance with GLP regulations and the BD CPDT Quality System. This position will provide control over regulated documentation by issuing and circulating required procedures, and will be the designated Archivist for GLP studies according to the requirements of 21CFR Part 58.
1.Process Document Change Request documentation and issue documents per SOP requirements. Work with Quality Assurance to ensure that only active documents are available for use by CPDT personnel. Ensure that inactive versions are sequestered in controlled area with access limited to Document Control and QA personnel.
2.Operate the BD CPDT Document Control system for all controlled documents including but not limited to Policies, Standard Operating Procedures, Validation Protocols, and GLP study related Protocols and Reports.
3.Lead efforts to enhance CPDT Document Control system and advance the system to support Continuous Improvement efforts.
4.Routinely provide lists of documents requiring annual review to functional group leaders.
5.Act as the identified Archivist for BD CPDT GLP studies according to requirements of 21CFR Part 58 as well as other Quality System related documents. Ensure the orderly storage of retained test articles, raw data, and reports in a controlled area with limited access. Ensure expedient retrieval of archived items when requested.
6.Facilitate the transfer of documents to and from third party document scanning and storage facility. Verify the accurate transfer of data and reports to storage media.
7.Management of subcontractor accounts, including but not limited to specimen storage, scanning and archiving.
8.Take part in Quality audits of subcontracted facilities in order to ensure controlled, safe, long term storage of CPDT specimens, documentation and reports.
Typically requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree, preferably in a scientific discipline. A minimum of 2 years relevant experience or a combination of equivalent education and relevant experience.
Working knowledge of computers (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, SharePoint).
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.
Primary Work LocationUSA NC - Research Triangle Park
Processing Archivist For Latin American Manuscripts Collections
Primary duties include processing and cataloging new acquisitions along with revising legacy finding aid data and catalog records as required by current practices and user needs. Management of audio-visual resources and digital assets is included in the position's responsibilities. This position will supervise student workers.
Archivists participate in committee work relating to policies, workflow, and system development and may contribute to digital humanities projects. This position is available immediately. Applications received within 1 month of posting are guaranteed consideration.
Princeton is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their commitment to the Library's mission and vision, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Essential
*Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program, or equivalent combination of other advanced degree and professional-level experience in a research library or archival setting.
*Fluent reading knowledge of Spanish, either in connection with modern or contemporary literature, or demonstrated application of the language in a library, archives, or other research setting.
*Hands-on manuscripts processing experience with collections varying in size and scope.
*Familiarity with current developments in processing procedures.
*Application of standards for manuscript and archival description such as DACS, EAD, and MARC and facility with managing the resulting descriptive data.
*Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team setting.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
*Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment and with a diverse group of staff and patrons.
*Experience with collection management tools such as Archivists' Toolkit, Archon, ArchivesSpace, or similar system.
*Knowledge of procedures for accessioning and describing born-digital materials and audiovisual media, and understanding of related preservation concerns.
*Understanding of EAC-CPF. Processing experience with handwritten materials.
*Proficiency with XSLT, XQuery or other such computing tools relevant to the management of archival descriptive data.
*Experience with bibliographic MARC-format cataloging using RDA, AMREMM, or AACR2. *Knowledge of non-English languages that are significant to the position's scope such as French or Portuguese. The successful candidate will be appointed to an appropriate Librarian rank depending upon qualifications and experience.
Applications will be accepted only from the AHire website: https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/position/6081 and must include a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references with full contact information. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Princeton University Library is one of the world's leading research libraries.
It employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 storage facilities. The Library supports a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,700 graduate students, 1,200 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its holdings include more than 10 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data, and images. More information: http://library.princeton.edu/
Boise State University Albertsons Library invites applicants for the professional staff position of Digital Archivist in Special Collections and Archives (SCA). The Digital Archivist reports to the Head of Special Collections and Archives and works both individually and collaboratively with a team that includes two Librarian/Archivists, student assistants, and interns.
Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Electronic Records/Digital Assets Management (80%)
Lead the development of an electronic records solution and policies for permanent assets in accordance with Policy #1020 and state records retention laws
Create and manage systems and processes for acquisition, accessioning, processing, and preservation of electronic records and digital assets
Engage and assist the campus and donors with electronic record donations
Effectively communicate and advocate for electronic records and digital assets systems support to the Office of Information Technology, administration, and other campus departments
Plan, schedule, implement, and document standards, policies, and best practices related to digital assets, metadata schema, workflows, and quality control
Review, investigate, test, and evaluate digital platforms, systems, and tools
Maintain awareness of trends and advances through activities such as reading current literature, pursuing educational opportunities, and participating in professional organizations
Other duties as assigned
Public/Reference Service (20%)
Through presentations and outreach, represent and champion digital preservation interests across the library, the University, and the community
Conduct in-depth reference interviews to assist patrons in accessing archival material
Provide in-person and remote reference assistance
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and abilities:
Curiosity to explore and experiment with technology
Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as individually
Strong analytical, writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Ability to think strategically, set priorities, follow best practices, and manage responsibilities independently
Minimum of two years' post-baccalaureate degree experience in a library, museum, archives, or related field
Minimum 1 year experience with digital records, digital asset management, digital repository platforms, and/or content management systems
Comprehensive knowledge of current trends in digital preservation theories, standards, and technologies
Experience with testing and evaluating digital platforms, systems, and/or software
Experience with databases, programming, and/or web editing
Ability to lift 30 lbs.
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science program, History, or related field
Two or more years' experience working with digital records and/or digital asset or content management systems
Experience with PHP and/or Python
Experience with SQL
Experience with Archive-IT
Experience with Archivematica and/or BitCurator
Experience with DSpace, Omeka, or similar
Knowledge of generating checksums, preservation metadata, and working with tools that verify file authenticity and tools that identify potentially restricted content
Salary and benefits: Salary of $46,400, comprehensive benefits package. This is a full-time, 12-month position. Relocation expenses are not reimbursed.
Application Instructions: Please attach to your online application a cover letter that describes your interest and addresses the qualifications for this position. Also attach a resume showing your work history, including dates of employment.
Applications due by April 20, 2018 at midnight.
About the University: http://www.boisestate.edu/
About the City of Boise: http://www.boisechamber.org/
About the Library: http://library.boisestate.edu/
About Special Collections and Archives: http://archives.boisestate.edu/
As of August 17, 2009, Boise State University is a smoke free campus.
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