Frankfort, KY: Archivist II, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Institution/Organization Name: KY Dept for Libraries and Archives

Job Location (City, State, Province, Country): Frankfort, KY, USA

Application Deadline: 08/11/2017

Link to job posting:

Years of experience required: 3-7

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Archivist II

Kentucky Department for Libraries & Archives
Frankfort Ky

Type of Position: Full-time
Possible Desk Coverage: Weekdays

Salary: (MIN-MID) $35,246.40 – $46,690.80 yearly at 37.5 hour work week
Benefits: State benefits

Job Duties: Supervises employees performing archival related functions and personally performs professional archival work including appraisal, arrangement, description, and research of permanent public records and archival material.
Plans and prepares procedures for the maintenance and preservation of archival records and materials.
Accessions new collections into the State Archives, arranges for destruction of non-permanent records or those that have been microfilmed or scanned, and completes all necessary paperwork for those processes.
Plans, supervises, and carries out archival projects such as processing collections of historic records from state and local government agencies.

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in history, library science, public administration, social science or a related field.
EXPERIENCE: Must have three years of professional archival experience in one or more of the following areas: reference, appraisal, description, preservation and/or the arrangement of documents.
SUBSTITUTION: Graduate study in archival studies, records management, history, library science, public administration, or related field will substitute for the experience on a year-for-year basis not to exceed one year.
Professional archival experience in one of the above areas will substitute for the education on a year- for-year basis.

Additional Comments:
Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver’s license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317. The Commonwealth of Kentucky does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veterans status. Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D.

Application Procedure:
Complete an application and apply on-line at

Application Deadline: August 11, 2017

Contact Person: Jennifer Patterson
Building: Kentucky Dept. for Libraries & Archives
Street: 300 Coffee Tree Rd, P O Box 537
City: Frankfort KY
Zip Code: 40602-0537