**The University of Tennessee Libraries Faculty Vacancy**
Research Assistant Professor, non-tenure-track position
The University of Tennessee Libraries invites applications for the Modern
Political Archivist. We are seeking an organized, goal-oriented, and creative
professional to process and manage the collections. This non-tenure track
faculty position is in the Special Collections department, a service-oriented
team that provides access to rare and unique primary materials in support of
the research community.
**Required Qualifications:** Master's degree from an ALA accredited program. Knowledge of current issues and trends in archival practices. Demonstrated knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of archival descriptive standards such as Encoded Archival Description (EAD). Familiarity with preservation practices. Understanding of digital projects and digitization standards. Evidence of strong technical and computer skills. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative environment and work independently. Commitment to providing quality service.
**Preferred Qualifications:** Experience in archives or special collections. Experience with Archivist's Toolkit. Familiarity with one or more metadata standards such as MODS, METS, Dublin Core, DACS, and OAI_PMH. Familiarity with html and css. Coursework in political science. Project management experience and demonstrated leadership skills. Experience providing reference services.
Additional information about this position and the UT community is available
_The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section
504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment
programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin,
religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status._
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