Lead Processing Archivist / Assistant University Archivist [two positions]

Ames, Iowa
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Created: June 16, 2017


The Iowa State University Library is seeking TWO experienced, knowledgeable, and user focused archivists to join the Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA).  These newly created positions will build on an already growing program that engages and encourages innovative research, interdisciplinary education, exploration, and discovery.  Supporting the land-grant ideals of putting science, technology and human creativity to work, SCUA staff strive to enrich learning and encourage investigation.


The Lead Processing Archivist (Librarian II or III) will manage the Special Collections and University Archives manuscript and archival holdings, focusing on arrangement and description, cataloging, preservation, and electronic records management.


For complete text, qualifications and application instructions: https://www.iastatejobs.com, posting number 70216P.




The Assistant University Archivist (Librarian I or II) will assist in the development of university collections through the acquisition, appraisal, and promotion of historical records produced by the university’s faculty, staff, and students, including the capture of university-related websites and social media.


For complete text, qualifications and application instructions: https://www.iastatejobs.com, posting number 70191P.


For guaranteed consideration, apply by July 4, 2017.


ISU students, staff, and faculty strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society. Library staff must embrace an environment of inclusion that moves beyond simple tolerance to recognizing the richness in individual identities of people, and diverse perspectives. Applications from a broad spectrum of people are encouraged to apply.  Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.


Submitted by: paloma.graciani@gmail.com

Published: Friday, June 16, 2017 17:11 UTC