- American Library Association-accredited Master’s degree (e.g., MA/MLS/MLIS/MIS) is required for appointment as a librarian.
- Certificate or concentration in archives or equivalent experience as determined by the Library Dean.
- Experience with metadata standards such as RDF, Dublin Core, EAD, METS, MODS, PREMIS, or DACS.
- One or more years’ practical experience processing archival collections, either professionally or as part of an internship or relevant student experience.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Potential to contribute to archival and digital librarianship through professional service and scholarship.
- Knowledge of current and emerging trends, issues, workflows, and best practices associated with digital content acquisitions and curation in an archives environment.
- Two or more years’ experience with preservation/conservation standards and their challenges for a variety of formats (e.g. born digital or reformatted digital objects such as images, sound, moving recordings, data, and analog and print formats).
- Experience working with legal and ethical issues affecting privacy, records restrictions, digital rights management, and access to archival materials.
- Society of American Archivists awards or certificates (e.g. Digital Archives Specialist, Academy of Certified American Archivist).
- Experience with digital and scholarly repository platforms and technology (e.g., ArchivesSpace, Archivists’ Toolkit, Bepress, DAMS, Omeka).
- Strong record of professional engagement, including service to archivist organizations, presentations at conferences, and peer-reviewed publications.
- Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate, and implement projects, independently and with teams.
- Demonstrated collaborative and team building skills and the ability to work with a diverse group with a wide array of skills and expertise.
- Demonstrated commitment to user-focused services and collection building.
- Experience supervising the work of student employees.
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS: Review of applications will begin on May 31, 2017 and continue until position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by May 31. Required documents include:
A letter of interest addressing required and preferred qualifications and experience. A resume or curriculum vitae. Unofficial graduate transcript(s). Official copies will be required if hired. Contact information for three current professional references, including names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses.