Job no: 524141
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Office Support, Library
Direct Link to Post: http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/524141/accessioning-and-processing-archivist
Appointment Type and Duration: Limited Duration (Classified), Limited
Salary: $17.75 - $26.96 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
Position closes July 3, 2019
Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete applications must include:
1) A current resume or CV;
2) A cover letter;
3) Three professional references, one of whom must be your current or most recent supervisor.
The University of Oregon Libraries, as the largest research library in the state, seeks to support and stimulate undergraduate instruction, graduate instruction, graduate and faculty research and service on the University of Oregon campus, as well as respond to the needs of scholars by providing access to information and information services.
Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) is the primary repository for the university’s archives, rare books, historic photographs, and one of the largest historical manuscript collections in the Pacific Northwest. It is the largest repository in the state that provides extensive public access to its collections and is thus a critically important source of Oregon and Pacific Northwest materials to be used for research and instruction.
Reporting to the Lead Processing Archivist, the purpose of this position is to assist in appraisal, accessioning, arranging, and describing modern manuscripts, photographs, and archival collections in all formats related to the Children’s Literature collections at the University of Oregon Libraries. This position has a major role in providing access to all collection formats related to those collections. This position also engages in public service duties, which support in-person reading room registration, readers’ services and security, as well as reference services related to the Children’s Literature collections. The duties performed support all units of the department.
• A Bachelor's degree with major coursework (thirty quarter or twenty semester hours) in social research, public administration, history, political science or a closely related field; OR
• Two years of college level coursework AND two years of technical or research experience in archives; OR
• Four years of technical experience in archives involving automated archival systems including methods for automated archival storage and retrieval; OR
• An equivalent combination of training and technical experience in archives.
• Strong public service or customer service skills.
• Strong writing and oral communication skills.
• Experience performing complex and detail-oriented tasks.
• Ability to develop and complete plans and projects on time and with available resources.
• Ability to train student workers.
• Experience using common office software, particularly Microsoft Excel or other database software.
• Understanding of archival arrangement and description practices.
• Experience processing archival collections.
• Understanding of metadata, particularly Describing Archives: A Content Standard
• Familiarity with archival or record center principles and operations.
• Experience or familiarly with Archivists’ Toolkit or similar content management system.
FLSA Exempt: No
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-346-5112.
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Advertised: 19 Jun 2019 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: 03 Jul 2019 Pacific Daylight Time