ASSOC UNIVERSITY ARCHIVIST
School of Medicine:
Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.
Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.
Perform a variety of duties involved in the acquisition, arrangement ,storage and use of a variety of administratively and historically valuable university records.
This is one of two new, temporary and part-time positions funded by gift funds to process historic records from the Rice Diet collection for a contemporary and ongoing research project (IRB Pro. 00105257; PI: Pao-HwaLin).
All funding is external and donated for this purpose.
The work consists of indexing all files in 146 boxes with an estimated total number of sheets of 175,000-200,000. Work requires technical knowledge gained from experience or education in archival studies ,including indexing, safe handling of historic documents, and inventory software.
This project is expected to last two months.
Work requires communications, analytical and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.
Work generally requires two years of records administration, archival material collections, library, history related or other related experience to obtain skills necessary to acquire, organize, store and disseminate historically valuable university records. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.