Labor and Urban Affairs Collections Archivist Position
Wayne State University seeks a service-orientated individual to take a lead role in arranging, describing, and making accessible its print and digital collections. This position reports to the Director of the Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, the largest labor archives in North America and home to extensive related collections on metropolitan Detroit.
For full job description, qualifications, and application instructions visit: https://jobs.wayne.edu, posting # 042815.
Applications accepted through July 10, 2017.
Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity, and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in library/information science, archival administration, history, or a related field, with graduate archival study;
One to two years professional experience in an archives, special collections, or records repository arranging and describing print and electronic collections, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, which must include demonstrated production of descriptive outputs applying appropriate archival or library standards, such as DACS, EAD, EAC-CPF, LCSH, MARC, Dublin Core, and METS;
Ability to develop processing priorities and implement processing programs;
Experience using archival collection management software such as ArchivesSpace, Archivist’s Toolkit, or Archon;
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communication skills;
Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks, and work effectively and collaboratively in a team-based, production-oriented environment; Demonstrated initiative, self-direction, and a commitment to innovation, creativity, and excellence;
Dedication to expanding skills and professional growth;
Ability to meet expectations for promotion and ESS as part of the Reuther Library academic staff;