Archivist and Digital Collections Librarian

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Position Information

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Position TitleArchivist and Digital Collections LibrarianPosition TypeFacultyPosition NumberF99780FTE


Secondary Employment StatusLibrary FacultyBenefits Eligible?YesJob Summary/Basic Function

College Archivist: (40%)
•Provides clear vision and strong leadership to acquire, maintain, and preserve the college’s historical records.
•Leads the organization and preservation of archival collections in accordance with current standards.
•Leads instructional and assessment programs in the College Archives.
•Oversees reference queries related to archival collections.
•Supervises non-exempt staff in the Archives.
•Mentors and supervises student internships and PEAK (Pivotal Experiences in Applied Knowledge) projects.
•Consults with offices, departments and personnel on transferring archival materials.
•Cultivates relationships with donors.
•Manages Archives’ budget in conjunction with the library director.

Heritage and Museum Studies (HMS) Program (30%)
•Teach course(s) in Heritage and Museum Studies Program.
•Supervises HMS internships.
•Mentors HMS senior theses and PEAK projects.
•Advises HMS majors.
•Participates in HMS program and governance.

Digital Collections Librarian (20%)
•Directs the creation of appropriate digital collections in consultation with the library director.
•Collaborates with ITS and campus partners to lead digital preservation activities in the archives and across campus
•Responsible for the conservation of digital records to ensure the stability of critical college records.
•Collaborates with campus partners to collect, preserve, and provide access to undergraduate research and scholarship.
•Provides expertise to others in the library and college in the creation of digital collections (e.g., Concordia College Art Collection).
•Serves on the Digital Horizons Consortium Governing Board.

Librarian (10%)
•Serves as a library liaison to the Heritage and Museums Studies Program.
•Serves on library committees.
•Participates in library programs and governance.

Minimum Qualifications

•ALA-accredited master’s degree
•Formal training in archival/preservation studies
•Evidence of strong oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills
•Teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications

•Professional experience in an archival setting
•Demonstrated experience bringing digital projects to completion
•Supervisory experience

Position Opening Date08/21/2019Open Until FilledYesScreening Begins09/02/2019EEO/AA Statement

Concordia College will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, veteran’s status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, public assistance status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or any other legally protected status.

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      Posted: 9/4/2019
      Application Due: 10/20/2019
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