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Colorado State University
Fort Collins
Posted: 2023-10-17 12:28:02
Instruction and Outreach Archivist

Join Our Team: Instruction and Outreach Archivist, Colorado State University

Colorado State University Libraries seeks a collaborative, creative, and user-centered archivist for the new position of Instruction and Outreach Archivist. This position will provide leadership to develop, coordinate, and deliver instruction by collaborating with Libraries colleagues and CSU faculty to integrate primary source materials into the classroom that support the university’s teaching mission.

Collaborating with Libraries colleagues, the Instruction and Outreach Archivist cultivates and promotes ongoing relationships with partners from across campus, including student organizations, academic departments and centers, and alumni to promote use of archival materials and digital content through a variety of advocacy methods to make these resources better known and accessible. Provides research and reference services to students, faculty, and other researchers and develops assessment metrics. Collaborates with Libraries colleagues for exhibit creation.

Applicants for this position should include a cover letter and a resume or curriculum vitae. We encourage you to communicate how your skills and experiences transfer to the qualifications in ways that may not be obvious. The cover letter should also address diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice as they relate to the position and mission of the CSU Libraries. Preferred qualifications are not required.

We strongly encourage those who will further advance the Libraries’ commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive community, including those from historically underrepresented groups, to apply for this position. We welcome applicants with a range of experiences, including those new to the profession.

Required Job Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Library/Information Sciences from ALA-accredited institution, or a Master’s degree in Archival Administration or similar field
  • Experience working in libraries, archives, or special collections
  • Experience providing reference and/or research services in an academic setting
  • Demonstrated teaching or instruction experience in an academic library setting, preferably with primary source materials
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice and how they relate to the position and mission of the CSU Libraries

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59 pm (MT) on November 13, 2023.

To apply, visit:  https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/135020

Want to learn more about this position?
Please join us for an information session where we will share details about the university, our library, and the position. No registration is required.

Session 1: 10/23/23 at 11:00 AM MST

Where: Zoom Meeting ID: 968 6313 8021 or Click link to join: https://zoom.us/j/96863138021

Session 2: 11/02/23 at 6:00 PM MST

Where: Zoom Meeting ID: 985 5006 9262 or Click link to join: https://zoom.us/j/98550069262

For general information about faculty and staff positions at CSU Libraries please visit: https://lib.colostate.edu/about/employment/faculty-and-staff-positions/

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.