Archives and Literary Manuscript Specialist
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Duties and Responsibilities: Working under the supervision
of the Director of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Archives and
Literary Manuscript Specialist uses advanced knowledge and training in
multiple disciplines to develop and implement policies, systems,
recommendations, and workflows that will improve access to complex archives
and collections of literary manuscripts. The policies,
plans, practices, and workflows that the successful candidate establishes and
executes will improve access and use of these materials in research, teaching,
and service.

Qualifications: Required: Master's degree in one of the
following fields: Library/Information Science, Literature, History, or a
related humanities field; Advanced training in the management, arrangement,
and description of archives and manuscript collections; Demonstrated
experience arranging, describing, and preserving complex manuscript and/or
archival collections; Demonstrated knowledge of national data content and
structure standards related to the control of archives and of archival and
library management systems such as Archon, ArchivesSpace, or the Archivists
Toolkit; Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied
groups within a complex organization and a rapidly changing, team environment;
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical
ability; A record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a
timely fashion. See for Preferred

To Apply: To ensure full consideration, please complete
your candidate profile at and upload a letter of
interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three
professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will
not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169 217-333-8169.

Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration,
applications and nominations must be received by April 18, 2014. The review of
applications will continue until the position is filled.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes
individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and
value diversity and inclusivity.

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