Lively, user-oriented library seeks an archivist to develop, manage, and
sustain a fledgling digital archives
program. Reporting to the Director of
Library and Archives, the digital archivist will collaborate with the
archivist to manage physical collections description and access while
expanding the current program of digital records collection, storage, and
preservation. This digital archivist will possess skill in digital and
physical collections management and access, as well as policy and procedure
development and application.
Beloit College Library's lean and motivated team is organized into functional
working groups addressing access, collections, instruction, student employment
and outreach/marketing. These peer-led groups attend to
routine operations, advance library and archives strategic directions, and
contribute to the College's curricular emphasis - putting the Liberal Arts
into practice. The College Archives supports students, faculty, staff, and
alumni of the College as well as outside researchers. Collections include
institutional records, personal papers, as well as local and regional
Required qualifications: Master's in Library Science from an ALA accredited
institution, or equivalent combination of education and
experience. Experience working in archives with collection
management applications; understanding of digital preservation standards and
their application; excellent organizational and problem solving skills; strong
written and verbal communication skills; flexibility and enthusiasm to accept,
manage, and incorporate change and ability to manage multiple tasks and
priorities in a dynamic environment. Desired
qualifications: ability to collaborate with technical
colleagues; project management; familiarity with ArchivesSpace.
To apply, send a letter of application, resume, and three professional
references to the Search Committee Chair at
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Applications received by September 4, 2015 will receive fullest consideration.
Beloit College was one of just 92 institutions nationally to be named a "Great
College to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education this year.
Beloit College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity and urges
all interested individuals to apply.
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