Bloomington, IL: University Librarian, Illinois Wesleyan University

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Application Deadline: October 1, 2018

Illinois Wesleyan University invites nominations and applications for the position of University Librarian. We are seeking a creative, energetic, and student-centered individual with an interest in engaging with issues of diversity, inclusion, and social justice in academic libraries. The successful candidate will start on August 1, 2019. Salary is competitive and provides excellent benefits. Continue reading “Bloomington, IL: University Librarian, Illinois Wesleyan University”

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Clemson, SC: University Archivist, Clemson University Libraries

Link to Job Posting Application Deadline: August 24, 2018 Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented University Archivist. The archivist will provide leadership and expertise in: archives and records administration; access to university records and archives in all formats; and, instructional activities and research support. The University Archives serves as the official “institutional memory” of the university, providing long-term preservation and access to … Continue reading Clemson, SC: University Archivist, Clemson University Libraries

Library Services Assistant, Wisconsin Historical Society, Deadline to apply: Monday, November 27, 2017.

Library Services Assistant, Limited Term Employee (LTE), Wisconsin Historical Society Library. Provide support for the most complete, and only permanent, collection of Wisconsin state government publications in the state. Tasks include: comparing gift materials to items in our catalog and on the shelf; Alma tasks, such as item and holdings creation; possibility for some copy cataloging, depending on skill level and interest; and other duties … Continue reading Library Services Assistant, Wisconsin Historical Society, Deadline to apply: Monday, November 27, 2017.

New Haven, CT: Assistant Head of Arrangement and Description, Yale University

Position Focus: Reporting to the Head of Arrangement and Description, the Assistant Head of Arrangement and Description leads and manages accessioning and archival processing of manuscript and archival collections primarily from the nineteenth through the twenty-first centuries and across all formats. Ensures that manuscript and archival collections are arranged and described in accordance with established standards and best practices, at an appropriate level of detail and effort, and in a timely manner. Assists with the development of the department’s processing policies and procedures for archival, manuscript, and other non-print media, across a spectrum from basic initial control through full, detailed description. Works closely with unit head and acquiring archivists, including the heads of collection development and university archives, to set processing priorities, and tracks and reports progress. Collaborates with Manuscripts and Archives and other University Library staff on the development and use of tools and workflows to support description and access.
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New Haven, CT: Archivist, Yale University

Position Focus: Under the direction of the Head of Arrangement and Description, the Archivist is primarily responsible for describing and making accessible manuscript and archival materials and promoting their use for teaching and research.

Work with staff in MSSA and across Yale University Library in the creation of quality, standards-based archival metadata and the maximization of its use. Contribute to quality control of metadata operations; maintain documentation on best practices and track developments on standards of all types (descriptive, technical, preservation, and administrative) to recommend and design appropriate metadata schema and products for discovery and access. Articulate the business value of archival metadata and data quality. Provide ongoing support of the department’s use of ArchivesSpace; serve as an ArchivesSpace super-user. Collaborate across the Library on ArchivesSpace implementation and use. Perform database queries and generate reports.
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