Austin, TX: Archivist I – II, Texas State Library & Archives Commission

Job Opening Title:
Archivist I-II (Commensurate with Experience)

Name of Employer:
TX State Library & Archives Commission

Job Site Location :
Austin TX

Application Deadline:

Minimum Degree Requirement:
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in history, government, library science, or related discipline, with at least 3 semester hours completed in archival administration

Years of experience required:
6 months

Salary Range:
Archivist I: $3,200-$3,400 monthly, Archivist II: $3,400-$4,000 monthly

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Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Include instructions for how to apply.:
Join our dynamic and innovative team at the Texas State Archives, where we preserve and safeguard the vital historical record of the state of Texas. We provide archival, genealogical, and historical information to the public and to state government in person and online, including through the Texas Digital Archive, our portal to electronic archival state government records and digitized archival records and collections.

This archivist position will be engaged in appraisal, accessioning, processing, and describing government records and manuscripts in all formats (including electronic) and providing reference support. Depending on the length of your experience (internship/capstone/volunteer experience counts!), from six months to two years (or more), you will be qualified to be hired at the Archivist I or II level. This position offers an excellent opportunity for recent advanced-degree graduates and early-career archivists to establish and broaden skills in these essential archival functions.

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