Champaign, IL: Archivist for Faculty Papers, University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign

Archivist for Faculty Papers

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor, University Library

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Position Available:  Position available immediately after closing. This is a 100%, twelve-month, tenure-system appointment.

Duties and Responsibilities:  Working under the direction of the Archivist for Music and Fine Arts, the Associate Archivist for Faculty Papers is responsible for strategic leadership to acquire, preserve and steward the professional and personal archives of University of Illinois faculty (i.e., “faculty papers”) initially those in the College of Fine and Applied Arts.

Qualifications: Required:  MLS from an ALA accredited library school with a concentration in archival theory and practice, or an equivalent degree; Working knowledge of the accepted standards of the archives profession; Minimum of one year of experience working in an academic or governmental  archives  or special collections repository; Supervisory experience

Strong written and oral communication skills; Ability to meet research and publication requirements for promotion and tenure; Ability to read music.  See for Preferred.

To Apply:  To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.

Deadline:  In order to ensure full consideration, applications and nominations must be received by March 18, 2014.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.


Source: Thanks to Jennifer H. for this one!

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