Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Archives and Records Services Division
Historic Resources Specialist Lead (Reference Services)
Starting annual salary $45,000.00 plus benefits
Deadline for receiving applications: July 15, 2014
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History seeks an innovative and experienced professional to oversee the MDAH Library and direct the Reference Services section of the Archives and Records Services Division. The incumbent leads and provides high quality, specialized on-site, mail and on-line services to state agencies, government officials, scholars, and the public; develops, coordinates and implements policies and procedures to ensure equal access and services for all users; plans and coordinates innovative outreach activities and public programs; makes oral presentations and represents the Department at historical venues; and may manage and participate in special research projects. Administrative responsibilities include participation in the Division management team, budgeting, volunteer recruitment and oversight, and staff hiring, scheduling, evaluation, training, and development. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (6-8 per year).
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