Asst. Archivist for Acquisitions

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Created: July 7, 2016


Dartmouth College Library seeks a creative and detail-oriented individual to join a team of archivists, librarians and records professionals at the Rauner Special Collections Library. The successful candidate will perform appraisal and selection of archives and manuscript materials. The position also works closely with the Records Analyst to assist offices and departments with the analysis of their records, both paper and electronic, and to determine the final disposition of those records. The position participates as part of a team of archivists, technologists and records professionals in the development of policies and procedures related to appraisal, selection and deaccessioning with an emphasis on electronic records.

Reporting to the College Archivist, the Assistant Archivist for Acquisitions will acquire in-depth knowledge of the College Archives and will be the point person for complex research requests related to College history, as well as participating in staffing the reference desk. In addition, since Rauner Library is a teaching collection with a strong commitment to integrating primary sources into the curriculum, this position will have opportunities to participate in teaching class sessions related to specific subjects or to introduce students to primary sources.

Ability to manage personnel and complex workflows
Demonstrated knowledge of record keeping systems and standards
Demonstrated knowledge of archival appraisal and selection
Ability to work with confidential information
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of archival standards, theory, and practice
Strong commitment to public services
Ability to work effectively in a team
Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
Candidates must have a Masters in Library and Information Science or equivalent degree. An archival concentration within the degree is preferred.

Employer will assist with relocation costs.

Additional Salary Information: This is an entry-level Library Professional I position in the Dartmouth College Library Classification System of Professional Ranks. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; comprehensive health care; retirement plans, including TIAA-CREF; and relocation assistance.
Internal Number: 0066900


Published: Thursday, July 7, 2016 17:03 UTC

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