University Libraries is accepting applications for a professional position as Archivist for Architectural Records.
The Archivist for Architectural Records at Ball State University Libraries will collaborate with a dynamic community of engaged librarians, archivists, faculty, students, and working architects to support impactful learning, scholarship, and professional work at Ball State University and in the Indiana architecture community. The Libraries’ Drawings and Documents Archive is a special collection of the Ball State University Libraries Archives and Special Collections and provides scholars access to over 120,000 original architectural drawings, landscape plans, blueprints, photographs, models, and building remnants documenting the history of Indiana’s built environment. The University Libraries generously support digital initiatives and innovative projects that advance the visibility, discoverability, and impact of its collections and services, and over 30 open access archival collections from the Libraries’ Drawings and Documents Archive are available through the Ball State University Digital Media Repository (http://libx.bsu.edu/).
Major responsibilities: Engage in acquisition, processing, preservation; digitization, promotion, use, and development of the collections, programs, and services of the Ball State University Libraries’ Drawings and Documents Archive to expand user access and resource discovery of primary source materials that document the history of Indiana’s built environment.
Apply on-line at http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/6733. Include the following documents with your application: Resume, cover letter, and Master’s transcripts. Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted through June 27, 2017.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all. The university offers an excellent benefits package.
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.