Society of Southwest Archivists

Archivist for University Collections | University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)

  • 13 Mar 2024 9:44 PM
    Message # 13329285
    Jacalyn Pearce (Administrator)

    The Bentley Historical Library (BHL) seeks an enthusiastic, collaborative, and innovative archivist for a three-year term position as Archivist for University Collections (Archivist).


    • Processing and collections management (70%)
    • Professional development and service (15%)
    • Projects and initiatives (15%)

    Required Qualifications:

    • Master's degree with archival coursework, or advanced degree in an allied discipline combined with relevant experience
    • Experience arranging and describing archival collections with a focus on modern manuscript collections of varying sizes and formats 
    • Knowledge of and experience with relevant descriptive standards for archival collections (DACS, EAD, MARC, LCSH)
    • Familiarity with born-digital records appraisal, description, and preservation
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks and to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, in a dynamic environment with a diverse group of staff and external stakeholders 
    • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communication skills
    • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and a commitment to professional engagement and continuous learning
    • Comfort with and ability to learn new technologies
    • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and serving the needs of a diverse population

    POSTING BEGIN/END DATE3/08/2024 - 4/08/2024

    SALARY$58,000.00 - $58,000.00

    For more information and to apply, please visit this link

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