Wilberforce, OH: Archivist, Payne Theological Seminary

Job Opening Title: Archivist
Institution/Organization Name: Payne Theological Seminary
Job Location (City, State, Province, Country): Wilberforce, OH 45384
Application Deadline:
Years of experience required: 2+

Payne Theological Seminary, founded by the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1894, is dedicated to the preparation of African American and other leaders for ministry and is located in historic Wilberforce, Ohio.

Payne Theological Seminary is currently seeking an archivist for its Bishop Reverdy C. Ransom Library. Responsibilities include: coordinate the identification, appraisal, acquisition, storage and preservation of the archives; organize and create archival based (digital) descriptions; create and maintain digital archives and website; create assessment strategies for the archives; employ digitization practices to enhance archives; develop innovative ways for use of the archives; commitment to build strong relations with external agencies; and seek, develop and work within grant-supported projects.

Qualifications include a minimum of a master’s degree in Library Sciences and at least two years’ experience in higher education archive work.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to mlewis@payne.edu or Payne Theological Seminary, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 474, Wilberforce, OH 45384. Payne Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

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