Archives and Special Collections Librarian (0.5 FTE)
Des Moines University seeks a part-time Archives and Special Collections Librarian who will be responsible for the development, organization, and management of all university archives and special collections materials and spaces. The successful candidate will work with on- and off-campus donors, the university community, and others to collect, maintain, and promote university historical information and artifacts.
Founded in 1898 in Iowa’s capital city, Des Moines University is a postgraduate medical university comprised of three colleges – College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery and College of Health Sciences– offering a total of eight graduate degree programs. Des Moines University combines the top advantages in medical education available today: an expert faculty, a rigorous and relevant curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, a dynamic and diverse research environment, and a vibrant community of students and faculty active in learning and service. Named a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and a “Top Iowa Workplace” by the Des Moines Register in 2016, Des Moines University continues its vision of being a leader in innovative health education that promotes life-long learning.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply by submitting a CV or resume, cover letter and reference contact information to www.dmu.edu/employment. Candidate review and/or interview scheduling will commence immediately and continue until position is filled.
For a more complete job description, fulltime benefit summary or more information on Des Moines University and/or its programs, visit www.dmu.edu/employment.
Des Moines University is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information and other characteristics protected by law (“protected class”). Applications from candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications for this position include but are not limited to:
Master’s degree from an American Library Association-accredited institution and training in Archival Administration required.
1-3 years of relevant experience in an academic, research archive, or special collection environment preferred.