Assistant University Archivist for Records Management
Libraries and Learning Technologies at The American University in Cairo (AUC) invites applications for a fixed term contract position (Instructor level faculty) for the position of Assistant University Archivist for Records Management. The position holder will address the challenges of AUC’s hybrid information environment, providing leadership within the AUC Records Management unit to support AUC in transitioning to an electronic information environment. Working closely with the University Archivist and Director of AUC Records Management, the position holder will work to ensure that records and other information (in all formats including paper documentation) are managed according to best practices and standards: retrieved when needed (for legal, financial and operational needs), and preserved or disposed of as appropriate, including playing a key role in identifying and selecting systems for email management and other systems. The position holder will oversee AUC Records Management staff and storage areas and assure the efficient running of the operation and best use of space and resources. He/she will also seek opportunities to provide educational offerings beyond the AUC community via classes and workshops. The position holder will also support the mission of the University Archives in other ways, such as oral history, exhibitions, and preparation for AUC’s 2019-20 Centennial.
Faculty salary and rank are based on qualifications and professional experience; faculty members are entitled to generous benefits. The position vacancy is open until filled. For more information, e-mail University Archivist and Director of AUC Records Management Stephen Urgola (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Requirements: Masters Degree in information/archival studies/library science preferably with a records management specialization. While early career professionals are invited to apply, applicants should have experience in a records management setting including supervisory responsibilities. The search committee is eager to review applications of individuals with demonstrated excellence in records management, and an interest in living and working in the Middle East.
Application Instructions: All applicants must submit the following online at new.aucegypt.edu/faculty/services/faculty-vacancies: a) current resume or CV; b) letter of interest; c) statement of teaching philosophy; d) Personnel Information Form; e) List of three references familiar with your professional background.
About The American University in Cairo: Founded in 1919, AUC is one of the leading universities in the region. An English-medium institution, it is Middle States accredited. The AUC Libraries contain the largest English-language research collection in the region and are an active and integral part of the University’s pursuit of excellence in all academic and scholarly programs.
Ryder Kouba (email@example.com), the Digital Collections Archivist will be in Portland for SAA’s annual conference if perspective candidates would like to discussion the position.