Position: Digital Projects Archivist
Deadline Date: March 30, 2011
As the Digital Projects Archivist in the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, you will help to create and manage information resources that support research, teaching and learning at The University of Montana (UM). If you are enthusiastic, team-oriented, user-focused, and have a strong interest in preserving unique collections and building a sustainable model for future access - apply today!
About UM and Mansfield Library
Located at the heart of western Montana’s stunning natural landscape, UM is a magnet not only for top-notch teachers and researchers, but also for students from across the country and around the globe. A city within a city – with its own eateries, stores, medical facilities, banking and postal services, and zip code – UM has an increasingly diverse population and rich culture.
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library is the largest library in the state of Montana with a tradition of collaboration with a variety of state and regional library partners. The Mansfield Library is a leader in the state in the use of technology to extend services and collections to the citizens and university’s global community. On campus, the Mansfield Library is heavily used by students and researchers alike as a learning and social place offering opportunities for cultural and intellectual pursuits through its successful instructional programs, displays, special collections and events.
About the job
Under the general supervision of the Head of Archives & Special Collections, and working closely with the Metadata Librarian and Digital Initiatives Librarian, the Digital Projects Archivist supports the teaching and research missions of the Mansfield Library and The University of Montana by processing archival collections and taking a lead role in digital projects conducted by Archives & Special Collections. The Digital Projects Archivist will also provide research and reference assistance to users of Archives & Special Collections material.
This is a tenure track faculty position with a twelve month appointment.
Primary Functions of the Position
Minimum Salary: $44,815
Desired Start Date: July 1, 2011 (negotiable)
Application review will begin on March 30, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, send your letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references to:
Library Administrative Services
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
The University of Montana
32 Campus Drive #9936
Missoula, MT 59812-9936
Visit our Website at http://www.lib.umt.edu
The University of Montana is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified minorities, Vietnam era veterans, and women. This material is available in an alternate format upon request. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ preference in accordance with state law.