Instructional and Digital Archivist
Carthage College is accepting applications for a Digital Archivist who will
provide enthusiastic and forward-thinking leadership for the Staubitz
Archives, including providing instructional services and leading the creation
and usage of digital repositories.
The Instructional and Digital Archivist provides leadership in the management
of the College's electronic records, working with the Hedberg Library team to
identify and implement best practices for organization, preservation and
promotion of both print and born-digital materials. In support of the
College's emphasis in undergraduate research and global education, the
Instructional and Digital Archivist will play a key role in the implementation
of institutional repositories and preservation practices including providing
guidance and instruction to contributors.
The Instructional and Digital Archivist ensures effective reference services
and research support for the holdings of the Staubitz Archives as well as the
larger Hedberg Library collection; engages in education and outreach regarding
the materials in Staubitz Archives and their classroom use; and develops
relationships with professional organizations, other educational institutions
and vendors for the mutual benefit of Carthage and to the larger community.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the supervision of a team of
undergraduate student employees who assist with the management, preservation,
research, and outreach goals of the Staubitz Archives and special collections.
Carthage has a solid existing base of digitized institutional records and has
recently been expanding its digital record holdings and automating office
workflows using digital records. The Instructional and Digital Archivist will
be the primary consultant for offices implementing their own sustainable
record and workflow management as well as initiating an institutional
repository for academic artifacts.
The successful candidate will have the ability to interact effectively with
library and information services colleagues and the college community; work
both independently and collaboratively in a rapidly changing team-based
environment; and communicate effectively. The successful candidate will also
possess problem-solving and decision-making skills; have the ability to
formulate and implement innovative approaches and solutions to problems;
communicate complex ideas to a wide range of audiences; and to speak and write
clearly, concisely, and persuasively. The candidate will have exceptional
organizational, analytical, interpersonal, communication, and time and project
management skills as well as a strong commitment to public service.
* ALA-accredited MLIS with a concentration in archives, records management, and/or instruction
* Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and best practices to support the management of archival functions such as accessioning, processing, and description.
* Background with digital records management, including workflow. Experience with imaging systems and repositories. OnBase experience preferred.
* Experience planning and managing a digital archives program with knowledge of current trends, tools, best practices, policy development, and issues associated with electronic records.
* Experience designing and updating web pages and establishing and maintaining an interactive and engaging social media presence.
* Experience in an academic or research library.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV/resume, and three references to
[log in to unmask] Review of applications will begin on June 1. For
more information, please email questions to the address above.
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