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Created: November 6, 2012


Posting Number:  130155 

Position Status:  FTT - Full-Time Temporary 

Posting Title:  College Archivist 

Branch/Division/Department:  Library Services 

General Position Responsibilities:  This position leads the curation and operations of the JCCC archives at Billington Library. 

Specific Position Responsibilities: 
Responsibilities include:
  • Developing the college archives and collections
  • Working with donors to preserve and organize their collections
  • Curating the college's patents collection
  • Fully incorporating digital access and preservation into the JCCC archives
  • Operating the archives during open hours
  • Budget development and planning
  • Appraising transferred/donated materials, as well as working directly with donors
  • Processing, handling, conserving, creating metadata, and utilizing metadata standards to catalog archive items according to best practices of the Society of American Archivists and Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Serving as a liaison to campus and larger community
  • Developing and executing a plan for promoting the archives collection and access, both physically and online
  • Collaborating with other archive staff in completing duties and establishing guidelines for item and records management
  • Creating and leading initiatives to grow JCCC archives into a leading community college archives
  • Leading assessment initiatives for the archives 
Required Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Information Science or Library Science, Archiving, or similar degree with specialty in archives management from an ALA-accredited program
  • Significant experience in an archive, digital collection, manuscript collection, museum, or other records preservation environment
  • Knowledge of MARC, DACS, AACR2, Dublin Core, VRACore, and digital cataloging/metadata assignment for use in web
  • Experience in digital curation of text and images
  • Experience in developing and maintaining archival collections
  • Strong interpersonal skills for work with donors and the public
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Leadership, planning, and organizational skills
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with an enterprise digital repository system.
  • Experience working in an educational institution
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience in appraising
  • Experience in digital curation of audio and film
  • Experience in writing grants and administering access agreements 

Competitive salary. Participation in college Flexible Benefit program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, life insurance, tax sheltered annuities, and reimbursement accounts. Income protection insurance. JCCC tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents. Generous vacation, sick, and personal leave allowances. Participation in social security (FICA) and state retirement programs (KPERS). Eligibility for participation in an extensive range of JCCC staff development programs. For more specific information on our benefit package visit our Website at 

Special Instructions to Applicants:  This is a grant funded position and is subject to renewal annually based upon funds. 

Position Start Date:  12/03/2012 

Total Number of Hours Per Week:  40 

Working Days:  Monday-Friday 

Work Hours:  Typically: 8-5 

Applications received by this date must be given full consideration:  Open until Filled 


Published: Tuesday, November 6, 2012 17:36 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:46 UTC