Access Services/Cultural Heritage Manager

Full time

Created: March 12, 2013
Montgomery
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The selected applicant will oversee access services for the division of archives and cultural heritage to include the management of access services for print, multimedia, digital archives and public history centers within the division.   This position will assist the archivist in the area of university archives, special collections and cultural heritage programs, will serve as assistant to the Director of the National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture and other museum projects.  The Access Services/ Cultural Heritage Manager will report to the Archivist and provide oversight/management of access to archival and museum collections; provide interlibrary/document delivery, electronic services and other general access services for all archival and cultural heritage departments; assist in marketing archival services to the academic community; host public library and cultural programs in conjunction with the archivist to achieve approved goals and objectives; provide curatorial services within the department and to other departments/museum programs; train and supervise staff in planning, organizing, coordinating and measuring of work activities; participate in team based instructional projects and serve on various library teams; manage the digitization activities of the division by providing online access to archival and museum information/collection; evaluate the collection of electronic products for strengths and weakness; develop and coordinate access policies and procedures; assist with enhancements of the library’s web page; work departmental desk on an as needed basis, to include evenings and weekends in rotation; conduct and manage the day-to-day operations of the National Center and its staff with direct reporting to the center’s director and perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
A Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library program or associated field to include archives, public history, museum management and 3 years of professional library or cultural heritage organization experience and some management/supervisory experience are required. Doctorate degree is preferred.

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