Thursday, August 4, 2011

Opportunity: Archives and Special Collections Coordinator

Archives and Special Collections Coordinator (Part-Time) Georgetown College, Ensor Learning Resource Center, Georgetown, KY This part-time position, at 15 to 20 hours per week, is responsible for collecting, managing, arranging, listing, and preserving materials pertaining to the history of Georgetown College. The Coordinator will also manage the Rankin Collection of Civil War materials and other rare book collections. Archival collecting areas of particular strength and distinction include regional history, emphasizing Georgetown College and Scott County, KY.

Position Responsibilities: Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, the Archives and Special Collection Coordinator works collaboratively within the Library department to set priorities and determine appropriate approaches to accessioning collections and preparing them for use. The Coordinator interacts with faculty, students, and the community to identify needs and promote the Archives and the Library.

Essential Duties: The Archives and Special Collections Coordinator plays a leading role in the processing and management of all archival and manuscript collections, including setting and enforcing policies, accessioning, preparation of processing plans, arrangement and description, and preservation of materials in all formats and collecting areas. The Coordinator develops and implements uniform arrangement and description standards and ensures that materials are efficiently and effectively processed. The Coordinator has responsibility for creating, revising, and encoding finding aids. The Coordinator may also participate in digitization projects, preparation of exhibits, acquisition of manuscript and archival collections, donor relations, and grant proposals as appropriate.

(Text above abbreviated from Job Posting) Please email questions to: Telephone inquiries are to be made to Sandy Wilfong (502-863-8035).

1 comment:

Cortney Ragene said...

This job would have been perfect! Too bad it wasn't up in January! I hope they find someone great