Society of Southwest Archivists

Archivist II - Mexican American Community Archivist

  • 15 Aug 2014 12:09 PM
    Message # 3075409

    Mexican American Community Archivist (Archivist II)

    Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

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

    1. Develops and implements public programs and events related to Mexican American history in Austin/Travis County.
    2. Identifies, acquires, organizes and processes archival collections and materials related to Mexican American heritage in Austin/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 Mexican American history in Austin/Travis County.
    6. Collaborates with other organizations to plan and implement programs related to Mexican American history.
    7. Coordinates and conducts meetings, training, tours, and public programs for the public and staff.
    8. Curates, plans exhibits by organizing and interpreting historical records for public presentation related to Mexican Americans in Austin/Travis County.
    9. Collects oral histories documenting Mexican American history.
    10. Coordinates and supervises volunteer tasks

    Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; some evenings and, at minimum, one weekend per month.

    Job posting opne until August 22. To apply:

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