Processing Archivist

Location
Fargo, ND
Salary
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Posted
Jun 27, 2019
Ref
1901131
Industry
Education
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time
Position Description:
The North Dakota State University Libraries seeks collaborative and engaged candidates for the position of Processing Archivist. This position provides leadership and direction for activities that provide physical and intellectual access to the unique resources of the NDSU Libraries' Special Collections ( NDSU Archives and the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection) by performing, administering, evaluating, and ensuring consistency in processing and digitization policies and procedures. In addition, the Processing Archivist manages the NDSU Archives, including overseeing collection development, providing specialized reference and research assistance for users of its collections, monitoring budgets, and supervising staff, graduate assistants, and volunteers. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Libraries for Research and Learning and supervises the NDSU Archives staff, which includes full-time staff members, student employees, and volunteers. This new position offers exciting opportunities to develop and implement workflows and service models as the NDSU Libraries explores a new organizational structure for its Special Collections.
Founded in 1890, North Dakota State University ( NDSU ) is distinctive as a student-focused, land-grant, research university. NDSU provides affordable access to an excellent education at a top-ranked institution that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment, educating future leaders who will create solutions to national and global challenges that will shape a better world. NDSU is listed in the National Science Foundation's top 100 in several areas, including agricultural sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, psychology and computer sciences. The NDSU Libraries are comprised of the Main Library, Business Learning Center, Germans from Russia Heritage Collection, Klai Juba Wald Architectural Studies Library, NDSU Archives, and P.N. Haakenson Health Sciences Library.
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable. The NDSU Libraries are committed to diversity and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Accredited MLIS or MLS
• Academic background in a relevant subject area such as American History
• Archival experience in a library, museum, historical society, or similar environment
• Working knowledge of metadata schemas, cataloging rules, standards, and their application, including but not limited to: EADS , Dublin Core, XML , RDA , MARC21, AACR2, LCSH
• Knowledge of standards and best practices in digitization of archival materials
• Experience with content management software, such as ArchivesSpace, DSpace, and/or CONTENTdm
• 1 year supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• Academy of Certified Archivists ( ACA ) certification
• Three to five years progressively responsible archival experience
• Knowledge of the history of the Northern Great Plains
• Reading knowledge of German
• 2+ years supervisory experience

Screening Date: 07/29/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
No Smoking Notice:
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. • 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran's Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, ND

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If yes, list exact dates of service:
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • CareerFargo.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  6. If Other, please specify:
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  3. Veterans Administration Letter
  4. Unofficial Transcript 1
  5. Other Document 2


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