Digital Archivist for Manuscript Collections

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Created: March 25, 2013


Responsibilities:  engage in acquisition, processing, preservation, digitization, promotion, and use of the unit’s collections, programs, and services; develop and promote digital research and education through the University Libraries’ digital library program.   

Minimum qualifications:  MLS/MLIS/MIS degree from an ALA-accredited program with course work or equivalent experience in archives and/or manuscripts at time of appointment; experience with information technology applications in an archives and/or library environment, including imaging technology and electronic databases; working knowledge of basic Microsoft Office applications; effective oral and written communication skills; strong organizational skills; assignment may require working some evenings and/or weekends. 

Preferred qualifications:  experience working in an academic library and university archives/special collections setting with manuscript collections, photographs, audio, film, video, and electronic formats; experience with Archivists’ Toolkit, Archon, or other archival collection management system. 

Salary up to $45,871 plus excellent benefits.

Send cover letter, resume, transcript of graduate degree(s) (unofficial copies acceptable), and the names and contact information for three references (at least one of which is a current or former supervisor) to: 

Dr. Arthur W. Hafner
Dean of University Libraries
Ball State University
Muncie, IN  47306
or to

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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