Boise State University Albertsons Library, a fast-paced library focused on
mobile/digital advancements, invites applicants for the faculty position of
Librarian/Archivist, Assistant Professor in Special Collections and
Archives. The Librarian/Archivist will serve as the
library's liaison to at least one academic department with responsibility for
reference and instruction. The position reports to the Head
of Special Collections and Archives and works both individually and
collaboratively with a team that includes one other Librarian/Archivist, a
Archives Assistant, and student assistants.

Responsibilities include:

Does reference work in Special Collections including desk, phone, and email

Arrangement and description of archives and manuscript collections

Assists with development, planning, promotion, delivery, and evaluation of
digital collections, including establishing policies and workflows

Participates in outreach, exhibits, and other programs

Directs the work of student assistants, interns, and special hires in
processing projects

Participates in library planning and committee activities that reinforce the
Library's mission and goals

Participates in general library instruction and reference

Maintains awareness of current trends and advances in archives and

Minimum qualifications:

Master's degree from an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science program

Minimum 3 year professional experience with arrangement and description of
archives and manuscript collections

Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as individually

Knowledge of the principles and practices of curation and preservation of
electronic records

Strong knowledge of digitization and metadata standards, DACS, and EAD

Strong analytical, writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills

Ability to lift 30 lbs.

Preferred qualifications:

Experience working with Archivists' Toolkit

Experience using digital curation and preservation tools

Certification through the Academy of Certified Archivists

Salary and benefits: Minimum salary of $44,000,
comprehensive benefits package. This is a full-time,
12-month, tenure-track position with faculty status and academic
rank. Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant
Professor. Library faculty must meet Library and University
requirements to achieve promotion and tenure.

Application Information: Send electronic cover letter of
application, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three
professional references to [log in to unmask] (preferred method) or mail

Jaque Johnson

Search #AA-0044-23

Boise State University

1910 University Dr.

Boise, ID 83725-1430

Review of applications will begin on April 8, 2013 and continue until the
position is filled.

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