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Vacancy Number 300831
Position Type: Faculty position with benefits package
Opens: 01/24/18 Closes: Open Until Filled
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Note: Position is open until filled. Application review begins immediately, and applications received by 2/15/2018 will receive priority consideration.
The University of Baltimore’s Langsdale Library seeks an Archivist in Special Collections to process archival collections. The successful candidate will process records in all formats according to professional standards and best practices, as well as create and update information about archival collections through the library’s information management systems. The academic selection team looks forward to receiving your required electronic application, cover letter, and resume to learn about your interest in the university’s work and your qualifications for our vacancy.
Our successful candidate will also assist the library with digital initiatives for access and preservation, as well as develop physical and digital exhibits of archival material in conjunction with library staff. This position also helps coordinate projects for volunteers, interns, and student assistants in Special Collections, as well as actively participates on University of Baltimore and University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institution (USMAI) committees and task groups. Employment offer is contingent on final position funding.
Required Minimum Qualifications: A Master of Library Science degree and demonstrated experience in archival collections management with one year of experience arranging and describing archival collections. Knowledge of current/emerging archival description standards and access systems for physical and digital holdings. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work independently and collaboratively with colleagues. Ability to support the work of a diverse range of visiting scholars and university students, staff, and faculty. Willingness and ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds while standing on a ladder. Demonstrated knowledge of local history.
Preferred Qualifications: Graduate-level coursework or concentration in archives or records management. One year of professional archival work experience.
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