ARCHIVIST FOR COLLECTIONS, MIT Libraries, to provide operational management of archival materials that document MIT's history and impact on the world. Will oversee the acquisition, processing, description, management, and preservation of archival and manuscript collections; and contribute to collection development, collection donor relations, and establishing strategies and priorities for processing and access.
REQUIRED: a master's degree in library, archival, or information science; graduate-level libraries or archives coursework; at least three years of professional experience working with the development, acquisition, management, and preservation of archival and/or special collections; experience and familiarity with an archival content management system and technologies applicable for the archival environment; experience working with descriptive metadata standards including DACS and Dublin Core and with EAD data structure standard; knowledge of records management and electronic records issues; and the ability to cultivate and sustain productive relationships with donors, faculty, and administrative and academic staff. Job #15363-P
Applications must include cover letter and resume. Priority will be given to applications received by December 1, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.
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