[EXTENDED] Carson City, NV: Archivist II, Nevada State Library, Archives, and Public Records

Job Opening Title: Archivist II

Employer Name: Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records

Job Location: Carson City, Nevada

Application Deadline: Until filled. First review of applications: December 9, 2022

Salary Range: $47,669.04 – $70,428.24

Link to job posting: https://careers.nv.gov/job/CARSON-CITY-ARCHIVIST-2-NEVA-89701/957737700/

Years of experience required: 2

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: JOB DESCRIPTION
Reporting to the State Archives Manager, the Archivist II supports broad access to archival materials in all formats, including (but not limited to) photographs, maps, plans, audiovisual recordings, and documents (both paper and electronic). Primary duties include appraising, arranging, describing, and conserving archival records with the goal of making them discoverable online and available for use. The position may perform the full range of duties described in the state archives series concept, including research, reference, outreach, and supervising support staff.

Job location is 100 N. Stewart Street, Carson City, Nevada. This is a full time (40 hours per week) permanent position. Regular working hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. If mutually beneficial, the employer and employee may agree upon a set work schedule ranging between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. When responsibilities permit, position has the option to work remotely up to 20% of the time.

• Contributes to the development and execution of strategic plans and initiatives
• Collects and assesses data related to archival processes and services
• Appraises, processes, and preserves State records to ensure they are discoverable online and available for ongoing use
• Digitizes, uploads, and describes archival materials to facilitate public access
• Conducts research to answer reference requests and inquiries from public users and state employees
• Represents the agency at professional meetings and serves on professional working groups or steering committees
• Supervises support staff as needed, including temporary contract staff
• Fosters a safe, professional, respectful environment for employees of diverse backgrounds and identities
• Performs related duties as assigned

• EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in archives management, library science, history, information management or closely related field and one year of professional archival experience which included one or more of the following: appraisal, disposition, rights management, accessioning, arrangement/processing, description, preservation, conservation of archival materials, outreach and/or reference services; OR Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in archives management, library science, history, information management or closely related field and two years of professional experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of professional experience as described above; OR one year of experience as an Archivist I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above. Please note that certification as an Archivist by the Academy of Certified Archivists satisfies this requirement.
• Knowledge of laws governing the acquisition, retention, and use of archival materials
• Knowledge of principles, best practices, and professional standards for archival management, collection management, and archival description and metadata creation
• Experience with tools and applications used for archival collection management and online discovery
• Familiarity with tools and materials used for conservation of archival materials in all formats
• Ability to determine the administrative, fiscal, legal, informational, or historic value of archival materials
• Ability to write guides to archival collections, assessment reports, and articles suitable for publication in professional journals
• Ability to organize and coordinate archival projects
• Ability to train and supervise staff, establish work priorities, and delegate assignments
• Ability to prepare and deliver oral presentations suitable for a variety of audiences
• Ability to compile and report statistics regarding collection management and use of archives collections

• Knowledge of Nevada history and government
• Knowledge of grant application procedures
• Project management experience

Apply here: https://careers.nv.gov/job/CARSON-CITY-ARCHIVIST-2-NEVA-89701/957737700/

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