Society of Southwest Archivists

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

  • 16 May 2024 9:08 PM
    Message # 13358064
    Jacalyn Pearce (Administrator)

    The Bentley Historical Library (BHL) seeks an enthusiastic, collaborative, and innovative archivist to document and preserve the history of athletic competition at the University of Michigan.


    • Provide reference and outreach services with subject matter expertise on the history of intercollegiate athletic competition at the University of Michigan (40%)
    • Acquisition and field work (20%)
    • Support for description and digitization (25%)
    • Professional development and service (10%)

    Required Qualifications:

    • Master's degree with archival coursework, or advanced degree in an allied discipline combined with relevant experience
    • Experience providing reference services using primary source materials
    • Familiarity with current trends in teaching with primary sources
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of collection development and field work
    • 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 colleagues and external stakeholders
    • Experience arranging and describing archival collections of varying sizes and formats
    • 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.


    $58,000.00 - $68,000.00


    5/09/2024 - 6/08/2024

    For more information and to apply, please visit this link.

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