Job Opening Title: University Archivist
Employer Name: University of Texas at Tyler
Job Location: Tyler, Texas
Application Deadline: n/a
Salary Range: $4,166.67 monthly
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Reporting to the Executive Director of the Library, the University Archivist will aid in the identification, appraisal, preservation, description, and access to archival materials related to UT Tyler and its special collections, including print, digital, and born-digital materials. Archivist will provide instruction, reference/research services, advocacy, and outreach for the University Archives and Special Collections.
Major Responsibilities/Duties/Critical Tasks:
Aid in the identification, appraisal, preservation, description, and access to archival materials related to UT Tyler and its special collections, including print, digital, and born-digital materials.
Develop and implement policies, standards, and procedures for long-term management of digital content
Capture, preserve, store, and provide access to born-digital records of historic value related to the university
Digitize and provide access to print archives and special collections.
Provide in-depth research, reference, and instruction services related to university history and surrounding communities, archival collections, and the archival profession.
Participate in Archives and Library outreach programming and create displays, digital exhibits, and marketing materials as needed.
Engage in activities that contribute to the advancement of the archives, library, the university, and the archival profession.
Maintain awareness of professional developments, issues, and practices that positively impact one’s performance and service contributions.
Minimum Required Education/Experience:
ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science with a concentration in Archives.
Demonstrated experience in appraising, processing, and describing archival collections.
Experience in processing digital archival collections, including experience in creating metadata descriptions, digitization, and care of born-digital materials.
Experience providing reference/research and instructional services.
Experience with ArchivesSpace information management system preferred.
Experience managing project work preferred.
Experience with outreach and public relations preferred.
Accompanying Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:
Knowledge of digital preservation theory and practice.
Knowledge of the wide range of collection formats found in Archives and Special Collections, including manuscript collections, organizational records, digital holdings, rare books, and artifacts
Knowledge of archival standards including Encoded Archival Description (EAD) and DACS.
A strong commitment to excellent public service.
Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Effective time management and organizational skills.
Ability to work cooperatively and collegially in a rapidly changing environment
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
Ability to work with a diverse population.