Contact Name: Dawn Burnaby
Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Institution/Organization Name: Grand Valley State University
Job Location: Allendale
Job Title: Archivist for Public Services and Community Engagement
Application Deadline : open
Years of Experience Required:
Grand Valley State University is seeking a self-directed and enthusiastic professional to engage students, faculty, and the wider community with its rare and unique resources from Special Collections & University Archives.
Reporting to the Director of Special Collections & University Archives and working alongside the Archivist for Collection Management, the Archivist for Public Services and Community Engagement will facilitate access and respond to reference and research inquiries within archival, manuscript, and rare book collections. The Archivist is responsible for coordinating community engagement activities for the department, including exhibits, programming, and other outreach activities. The Archivist will collaborate with faculty, liaison librarians, and the Head of Instructional Services to integrate archival and special collections material into course curricula and library programs and to develop, conduct, and evaluate archival instructional services. The Archivist will coordinate permissions, reproduction services, and exhibition loans and will assist with collection management, preservation, and processing. The Archivist will collaborate with others to develop and preserve collections, and select materials for digitization and inclusion in the Library Digital Collections.