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The primary responsibilities of this position are to provide reference service and instruction for all manuscript collections; oversee a comprehensive program of appraisal, acquisition, intellectual control, and preservation of digital and analog manuscript collections; process collections; create and edit finding aids and other digital surrogates using generally accepted archival standards and best practices.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Scholarship, Service, & Professional Development:
American Library Association accredited masters’ degree in library/information science at date of hire; minimum of one year of special collections experience, preferably in an academic or research library; experience managing library or archival collections, procedures, digitization workflows and content management systems; familiarity with current theories and trends in digital library initiatives, digital curation, and ethical curation practices; excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, organizational, problem-solving and planning skills; ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues; ability to work with diverse sets of stakeholders.
Demonstrated knowledge of ArchivesSpace or other archival collection management tools; professional or cultural experience with outreach to communities; experience with archives metadata standards; second Masters or other graduate degree.
The salary range is $65,479-$68,500/annually, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Washington State University has comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, in addition to excellent retirement programs and a generous leave program.
Applications must be received by May 21, 2023. Online applications are required and will include a cover letter addressing the qualifications, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three current professional references. Finalists for this position will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment. Questions may be sent to the search committee via Bonny Boyan, firstname.lastname@example.org, 509-335-1535.
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