Society of Southwest Archivists

Archivist II - African American Community Archivist

  • 13 May 2014 10:58 AM
    Message # 1552251

    Archivist II - (African American Community Archivist)

    Austin Public Library - Austin, Texas


    Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

    This position will be responsible for the collection, archiving, outreach, and reference services related to African American history in Austin and Travis Country.

    1. Identifies, acquires, organizes and processes archival collections and materials related to African American heritage in Travis County.
    2. Develops and implements public programs and events related to African American history in Travis County.
    3. Compiles finding aids, reference guides, articles, statistics and reports
    4. Provides archival reference and research services in person, over the phone and via email.
    5. Provides public liaison activities including lectures, media appearances and interviews related to African American history in Travis County.

    Full-Time (40 hours a week) Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; some evenings and at a minimum, one weekend per month required.

    Job Open Date    05/09/14

    Job Close Date   05/30/14


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