Job Opening Title: University Archivist
Employer Name: Bowling Green State Univrsity
Job Location: Bowling Green, OH
Application Deadline: 9/26/2019
Years of experience required: 1 years’ prior professional work experience in special collections, archives, or records center setting
Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Head Librarian, serves as the University Archivist and coordinates the BGSU Records Management Program. Provides leadership and collaboration in activities involved with the administration of records management policies designed to facilitate effective and efficient handling of all University records, including electronic records.
Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:
Processes materials as needed, including organizing, arranging and describing the University Archives collections. Creates and modifies catalog records or finding aids for materials. Creates indexes, bibliographies and LibGuides as required.
Plans, manages and administers the University Records Management Program. Establishes records management policies and procedures, including retention and disposition processes as outlined in by the Inter-University Council Records Manual. Works closely with administrative and academic offices to insure proper scheduling of records. Monitors compliance.
Manages University Record Center. Organizes and inventories scheduled confidential university records. Updates and maintains database records and arranges for secure disposal of records.
Evaluates and analyzes records for historical value to the University. Transfers records to the University Archives.
Responds to information requests relative to the University Records Management Program and University Archives collections. Provides reference desk coverage as needed.
Maintains training materials and offers records management training for campus records custodians. Collects statistics.
Participates in public outreach activities of the CAC, including, providing tours and presentations on CAC holdings and their research value to BGSU classes and off-campus groups. Serves as a member of assigned UL committees and participates in other project work as assigned.