LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 16.5

Help for CODE4LIB Archives


CODE4LIB Archives

CODE4LIB Archives


CODE4LIB@LISTS.CLIR.ORG


View:

Message:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Topic:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Author:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

Font:

Monospaced Font

LISTSERV Archives

LISTSERV Archives

CODE4LIB Home

CODE4LIB Home

CODE4LIB  November 2015

CODE4LIB November 2015

Subject:

Job: Head of Processing, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University Library

From:

[log in to unmask]

Reply-To:

Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Tue, 3 Nov 2015 14:29:08 -0000

Content-Type:

text/plain

Parts/Attachments:

Parts/Attachments

text/plain (145 lines)

Head of Processing, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Yale University Library
New Haven

_Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in
New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston
and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural
resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory
theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of
Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music._

  
**Position Focus:** Reporting to the Head of the Manuscript Unit, the Head of Processing leads and manages archival processing of manuscript collections held by the Beinecke Library in the fields of American and modern European literature, history, and the humanities, from the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries and across all formats. Ensures that manuscript collections are arranged and described in accordance with established standards and best practices, at an appropriate level of detail and effort, and in a timely manner. Leads development of the library's processing policies and procedures for archival, manuscript, and other non-print media, and maintains associated documentation. Works closely with unit head and curators to set processing priorities, and tracks and reports progress. Collaborates with Beinecke Library and other University Library staff on the development and use of tools and workflows to support description and access.
  
Directly supervises 5 professional archivists and 2 support staff members
devoted chiefly to archival processing; provides leadership and guidance for
processing projects carried out by other unit staff. Works closely with
Accessioning Archivist to ensure that recently acquired collections are
processed to a basic level and made available for research as soon as possible
after acquisition. Plans and directs processing projects
carried out by support staff. May supervise project staff
and/or interns. May process collections as time permits.
Participates as part of the Technical Services Management Group in developing
and implementing department-wide goals and initiatives, and in identifying and
implementing productive collaborations across library departments and units.

  
The Manuscript Unit is a division of the Technical Services Department. The
Manuscript Unit supports the Beinecke Library's robust acquisition program and
is responsible for the accessioning, processing, and cataloging of the
library's manuscript collections. The manuscript collections range from
ancient papyri and medieval manuscripts to twenty-first century literary
archives. In addition to literary and historical manuscripts, formats include
photography and artwork, audio and moving image recordings, born-digital
files, and music.

  
**Required Education, Skills and Experience:**
• Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent
accredited degree, with formal training in archival theory and
practice. In select instances, a post-graduate degree in
museum studies or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences
may be substituted for a master's degree in library science. Demonstrated
knowledge of archival theory and practice may be substituted for formal
training.

• A minimum of five years of professional experience.

• Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups
within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment.

• Demonstrated knowledge of current national data content and structure
standards related to the archival control of collection materials.

• Demonstrated knowledge of archival and library management systems.

• Demonstrated job or school experience with basic preservation and
conservation standards for archival and manuscript collections.

• Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and
analytical ability.

• Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion
in a timely fashion.

• Proven skill in arranging and describing archival and manuscript collections
both large and small to varying levels of detail, and in assessing and
determining appropriate levels of processing based on research value,
condition, and other factors.

• Proven ability to manage, lead, and direct staff in accomplishing both
individual and collective goals. Ability to train staff at all levels in
processing methodologies and tasks. Ability to prioritize effectively among
competing demands. Ability to solve problems collaboratively and creatively.

• Ability to apply extensive knowledge of current and emerging archival
descriptive standards and systems (including DACS, EAD, authority control
standards) to the development of processing practice. Ability to apply
knowledge of approaches to arrangement and description of born digital
records.

• Strong knowledge of American or modern European literature or history, and
broad knowledge in the humanities, as demonstrated through academic degrees or
an equivalent combination of training and experience. Good reading knowledge
of at least one modern European language.

  
Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of
professional experience and accomplishments (see range assigned to this
description as noted in the posting position title). Librarian ranking
information can be found at: [http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lh
r/rank.html](http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html).

  
**Preferred Education, Skills and Experience: **Experience supervising archival processing in an academic or research library context. Experience using ArchivesSpace or Archivists' Toolkit. Knowledge of EAC-CPF. Experience processing literary manuscripts. Experience working with born-digital materials. Experience cataloging manuscript materials in MARC format. Good reading knowledge of Italian or French.
  
**The University and the Library**
The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries,
collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich
and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual
growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and
scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum
of resources, including around 12.8 million volumes and information in all
media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic
databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to
its physical and digital collections. Housed in eighteen buildings including
the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
and the Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of approximately
five hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library
readers. For additional information on the Yale University
Library, please visit the Library's web site at
[www.library.yale.edu](http://www.library.yale.edu).

  
**Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library:**
The Beinecke Library is Yale's principal repository for literary archives,
early manuscripts, and rare books. One of the great collections in North
America, the Beinecke collections are internationally known and heavily used
by scholars from around the world. For further information about the Beinecke
Library, consult the library's web site at:
[http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke](http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke).

  
**Salary and Benefits:**
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of
a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale
University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and
true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide
variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and
educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational
facilities, and much more.

  
**How to apply: **Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at [http://www.yale.edu/jobs](http://www.yale.edu/jobs). **The STARS req. ID for this position is 34624BR.** Please be sure to reference 34624BR in your cover letter.
  
_Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and
does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, race, color,
religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin;
nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender
identity or expression._



Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/23780/
To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/

Top of Message | Previous Page | Permalink

Advanced Options


Options

Log In

Log In

Get Password

Get Password


Search Archives

Search Archives


Subscribe or Unsubscribe

Subscribe or Unsubscribe


Archives

April 2021
March 2021
February 2021
January 2021
December 2020
November 2020
October 2020
September 2020
August 2020
July 2020
June 2020
May 2020
April 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004
September 2004
August 2004
July 2004
June 2004
May 2004
April 2004
March 2004
February 2004
January 2004
December 2003
November 2003

ATOM RSS1 RSS2



LISTS.CLIR.ORG

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager