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Position: Curatorial Archivist
Position Starts:7/7/2017 Listing Closes: 10/5/2017 Listing Submitted: 7/7/2017
Position Description: The Curatorial Archivist is responsible for processing, arranging, describing, preserving, and increasing accessibility of archival and special collections materials. This position evaluates collections to determine if they have evidential, informational, and/or historical value, organizes, arranges, and describes content, and prepares collections for long-term storage. The Curatorial Archivist is responsible for the oversight and management of manuscript collections and writes policies and procedures, including collection standards and management of collection permissions. This position supports the University Archivist in carrying out the mission of the department and in administering and maintaining the University Archives, creates detailed finding aids and collection inventories that enable discovery, access, and retrieval, and develops communication resources and identifies opportunities to utilize collections with an emphasis on generating awareness among faculty. The Curatorial Archivist is responsible for the curation of exhibits in the library. The incumbent collaborates with departments and organizations across campus on special events and programs that feature special collections. This position educates students on primary resources and provides high level research services to scholars, educators, journalists, and filmmakers. Work is performed under limited supervision and performance is based upon completion of assignments and results obtains. The performance evaluation is conducted through the performance evaluations system and in accordance with the University Policies and Procedures.
Institution: Texas Woman's University
Type of Library: Academic
City: Denton, Texas
Annual Salary: $45,000 - $50,000
Salary Comment:
Telephone: Fax: 
Email Address: ssears1@twu.edu
Website Address: twu.edu/humanresources/jobs/staff-jobs/
Required Education: Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution required, with an emphasis in digital content or archives preferred. Coursework in digital curation, metadata creation, and archival theory, practice, and methodology recommended.

Required Experience: Two years experience in related library service area or closely related field preferred.
Contact: Suzanne Sears
Send Resume to: To apply for this position, please visit the Texas Woman's University Careers site at: http://twu.edu/humanresources/jobs/staff-jobs/ Select "Register and Apply" Keyword search for "IRC9395" Please fill out the electronic application and attach a cover letter indicating qualifications and interest in the position, current vita, and names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will continue until position is filled.
Special Instructions:
Interviews will not be conducted at the conference placement and career center. Please contact directly.
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