Nashville, TN: Archivist 1 – Description and Access, Tennessee State Library & Archives

Job Opening Title:
Archivist 1 – Description and Access

Name of Employer:
Tennessee State Library and Archives

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

Application Deadline:
04/06/2023

Minimum Degree Requirement:
Master’s degree in Library/Information Sciences, Archives Management, Public History, or a related field from an accredited college or university.

Years of experience required:
Experience equivalent to one year working with archival collections, library special collections, or records management.

Salary Range:
$46,999 – $47,000 annual

Job Opening URL:
https://sos.tn.gov/hr/pages/employment-opportunities

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Include instructions for how to apply.:
Summary: Process and catalog complex archival collections and work with members of the Description & Access team to create and encode finding aids to make collections available to researchers online.
Duties/Responsibilities
● Processes manuscript collections and state agency record groups of increasing complexity and participates in group processing projects
● Arranges and describes archival materials in accordance with Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS) and other relevant archival standards; ensures DACS compliance for finding aids.
● Assists with holdings management activities, including serving as stack puller as assigned.
● As assigned, assists with the accessioning of manuscript collections or the transmittal of state agency records.

To apply: Please email your letter of interest and resume to the Division of Human Resources & Organizational Development, sos.hr@tn.gov. Please include the job you are applying for in the subject line.

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