Lubbock, TX: Specialist IV, Texas Tech University

Extended Job Title Specialist IV – SWC/SCL Manuscripts
Requisition ID 8622BR
Work Location Lubbock
Org Level 1 Texas Tech University
Campus Texas Tech University
Department Library
Position Description

Performs semi-professional work on various projects and programs. Work is performed under supervision within established policies with latitude for independent judgment. Employee performance is based upon a review of completed work and overall results obtained. May supervise specialized clerical section.

Major/Essential Functions

Processing of manuscript materials as assigned. Process collections in an efficient manner according to accepted archival principles
and criteria delineated in the “Operating Procedures Hand-guide for Manuscript Processing for the SWC/SCL.”
Produces finding aids. Types, copies, proofreads, and assists in the distribution of inventories. Must do initial and timely editing of inventories or finding aids with minimal supervision. Accuracy is important.
Assists with maintenance of collections including determining locations, maintaining locator lists, and assists in storing collections after processing is complete. Organizes, stores, tracks, and shelves manuscript collections.
Assists the Unit Coordinator with reference related inquiries and with locating collections in a timely manner.
Assists with pickups of local collections. This may include boxing materials or transferring materials from one container to another.
Assists Unit Coordinator (Registrar) in accessioning new materials, maintaining records in database, labeling boxes, distributing materials to appropriate interim storage, and assisting Unit Coordinator with various donation records and files.
Assists the SWC Archivist and Unit Coordinator with monitoring building security and maintenance as it relates to the SWC manuscripts processing area, accessions area, and stacks area.

Required Qualifications

High school plus 4 years experience. Additional education may substitute on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Degree in History or related field. Experience working in an archive or repository.

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
Does this position work in a research laboratory? No
Required Attachments Professional/Personal References
Job Type Full Time
Pay Basis Hourly
Minimum Hire Rate 11.5
Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human

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