Athens, TN: PT Holston Conference Archivist, Tennessee Wesleyan University

Job Opening Title:
Holston Conference Archivist

Name of Employer:
Tennessee Wesleyan University

Job Site Location (City, State) :
Athens, TN

Application Deadline:

Minimum Degree Requirement:
Masters in Library Science

Years of experience required:
Some experience preferred

Salary Range:

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Job Description
Under supervision of the Holston Conference and the Tennessee Wesleyan University Library, the Holston Conference Archivist (a part-time position) will:
• Organize, catalog, and preserve the Holston Conference Archives (HCA) collection of historic United Methodist Church books and documents
• Prepare annual reports and communicate with the Holston Conference Commission on Archives and History Committee
• Prepare a collection development policy including gifts policy
• Catalog records for holdings, create finding aids, digitize materials
• Provide reference assistance to users of the HCA
• Collaborate with TWU faculty to create student involvement in the archives
• Assess and organize the Tennessee Wesleyan University (TWU) library’s archives
• Provide reference assistance and instruction to TWU library users
• Contribute to the Digital Library of Appalachia holdings
• Create online awareness of the archives through social media, LibGuides, etc.
• Manage student assistant(s) and/or interns assigned
• Other duties as assigned

• Accredited Masters in Library Science (MLS, MLIS)/archival studies or comparable field required
• Archives experience preferred
• Familiarity with Content DM or other content management systems
• Familiarity with OCLC WMS and LibGuides preferred
• Commitment to preservation and conservation

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of professional references to

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