Thomas Edison State College, one of 11 senior public colleges and universities in New Jersey, enrolls approximately 18,000 adult students from around the world. The College provides flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning opportunities for self-directed adults and currently offers more than 50 associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree programs and certificates in more than 100 areas of study. Thomas Edison State College is a national leader in the assessment of adult learning and a pioneer in the use of educational technologies. The work environment is dynamic, innovative, and fast-paced.
The Thomas Edison State University Archives record and preserve the history of Thomas Edison State University. It serves as the repository for archival records and provides source material for research and administrative use. Reporting to the archivist, the assistant will work between 12-15 hours per week. Duties will include digitization and metadata creation as well as light processing work such as accessioning, arranging, and describing collections in ArchivesSpace. The assistant will provide aid in collection development and perform other duties as assigned.
Qualified applicants must possess strong organizational skills and be detail oriented. An advanced degree in Library and Information Science is preferred but not required. A bachelor's degree in humanities or related field and archive/library experience is strongly preferred.
Resumes and Applications for this position will only be accepted online at http://careers.tesu.edu until the position is filled.
Thomas Edison State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Thomas Edison State College was established by the State of New Jersey and chartered by the New Jersey Board of Higher Education in 1972. The College was founded for the purpose of providing diverse and alternative methods of achieving a collegiate education of the highest quality for mature adults.