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Job: Asst Head of Archives Research Center at Atlanta University Center

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Asst Head of Archives Research Center
Atlanta University Center
Atlanta

The Atlanta University Center - Robert W. Woodruff Library supports the
teaching and learning missions of four institutions of higher learning that
comprise the world's largest consortium of HBCUs--Clark Atlanta University,
the Interdenominational Theological Center, Morehouse College, and Spelman
College. Conveniently located and easily accessible to the campuses, the
Woodruff Library is the center of the intellectual and social life at the
Atlanta University Center.

  
The Archives Research Center at the Atlanta University Center Robert W.
Woodruff Library has a rich collection documenting the African American
experience and the African Diaspora. It features manuscript writings and
books, including first edition titles, limited printings autographed and rare
publications. The extensive collection of books, personal papers,
organizational and institutional records supports research in education,
literature, the arts, religion, politics and society and community
empowerment. Additionally, the AUC Woodruff Library serves as the custodian of
the Morehouse College Martin Luther King and Tupac Amaru Shakur Collections.

  
POSITION SUMMARY:

  
The Atlanta University Center - Robert W. Woodruff Library is committed to
displaying excellence in our delivery of service. This is evidenced by our
2012 national recognition with the receipt of two awards in the 28th Annual
Educational Advertising Awards. To continue our excellence in program and
services, the library is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, knowledgeable,
and efficient archivist to serve as the Library's Assistant Head of Archives
Research Center and expand access to, and promotion of its archives,
manuscripts and special collections. The individual will assist the Head of
the Archives Research Center in carrying-out the strategic goals of the
department with a focus upon the department vision of becoming a premier
destination archives. The successful candidate will be responsible for the
physical and intellectual control of the archives, manuscripts and special
collections through appraisal, arrangement, description, and creation of
finding aids; supervision of two FTE professional staff, interns, and
processing and digitization projects; and assistance in developing policies,
and the provision of reference and instructional services. The Assistant Head
will also liaison with the Digital Services Unit, and participate in library-
wide initiatives through committees, taskforces, and projects, including
exhibitions. In the absence of the Department Head, the Assistant Head
provides oversight and coordination of daily services and operations. This
position participates in evening and weekend work schedule rotations as
necessary.

  
Requirements:

  * Accredited graduate degree in an appropriate discipline (Archives Management, Librarianship, History, or related area)
  * Formal archival training or certification as an archivist
  * Minimum of 3 years experience processing archival and/or manuscript collections
  * Minimum of 1 year supervisory experience
  * Experience in project management, including planning, organizing and evaluating the work other staff
  * Experience with applications of technology including archival management systems
  * Demonstrated knowledge of current theories, trends, standards, and practices of archival services in academic libraries, including DACS, MPLP, LCSH
  * Demonstrated understanding of digitization efforts and knowledge of digital formats and standards, including XML, EAD and Dublin Core
  * Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work within a collegial work environment where change and innovation are encouraged
  * Evidence of scholarship and/or professional activity
  * Demonstrated commitment to working in a culturally diverse environment
  * Ability to thrive in a team setting and handle multiple responsibilities in a team environment
  * Strong oral and written communication skills
  * Strong organizational and analytical skills
  * Experience providing reference and instructional services
  * Ability to perform physical activities associated with the archival environment
  * Experience with applications of technology including archival management systems and content repositories
  
Desired:

  * Demonstrated knowledge and/or education in African American studies and history
  * Experience utilizing Archivists' Toolkit, CONTENTdm, and Omeka
  * Experience working in a university or academic setting
  * Grant writing and/or implementation experience
  
SALARY & BENEFITS:

  
Salary commensurate with experience; benefits include medical, dental, vision,
life, company paid disability plans, relocation assistance, company match
retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

  
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

  
Interested applicants should submit a letter of application and resume online
to the Human Resources Department at careers(at)auctr.edu. Please include
three professional references and salary requirements. This position will
remain open until filled.

  
The Robert W. Woodruff Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To learn more
about our Library and to view the full job description visit us online at
www.auctr.edu.

  
Source: Thanks to John B. for the heads up!



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