Saint Mary’s College invites applications for an archivist to manage the College Archives. The archivist collects, describes, identifies, and retains records, artifacts and primary sources in all formats that document the activities of Saint Mary’s College. S/he provides research assistance to students, faculty, staff, administration and outside researchers, and also collaborates with the Archives and Records Office of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, the college’s sponsoring congregation. Examples of duties include:
Maintains and makes available information in all formats concerning the history of Saint Mary’s College.
Collects, processes, describes, and preserves official and unofficial records of the College, including confidential records, in accordance with established archival standards, creating and updating finding aids as necessary.
Maintains and updates the Archives’ online presence, including a website and social media accounts.
Evaluates, coordinates and implements solutions for storing, managing, and protecting digital material.
Develops policies to guide acquisition of print, physical, and digital material using evolving standards, tools and best practices.
Works with staff and librarians in the Cushwa-Leighton Library to develop exhibits and programs to promote use of library and archives collections.
Conducts research on the history of Saint Mary’s College.
Collaborates with the Archives and Records Office of the Sisters of the Holy Cross.
Collaborates with college faculty to incorporate archival materials into coursework and student research projects.
Serves as a resource person for the extended Saint Mary’s College community and external researchers for college, historical, and genealogical research.
A Master’s Degree in Archival Science, Library Science or a related field; or a Bachelor’s Degree and significant experience in archival/museum or special collections. Experience with Microsoft Office and google Apps suite or equivalents. Minimum of one year experience processing archival collections, digitization and metadata structures, writing finding aids. Understanding of official records management practices. Understanding of copyright and rights management issues.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and names and contact information for three (3) professional references via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via U.S. Mail to Saint Mary’s College, Office of Human Resources, 104 Facilities Building, Notre Dame, IN 46556.
Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing racial and ethnic diversity at all levels—students, faculty, and staff—and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Saint Mary's College
Saint Mary’s College is an all-women’s Catholic institution located just north of South Bend, Indiana, on 100 acres of trees, gardens, and manicured lawns. It is fully accredited through the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association with more than 30 undergraduate majors, 4 graduate programs, and approximately 1,600 students. The tradition of empowering women through excellent academic programs and spiritual support began with its founding in 1844 by the Sisters of the Holy Cross. Saint Mary’s College has practiced its core values of learning, community, faith/spirituality, and justice for more than 170 years. The College continues to grow and prosper, with approximately 20,000 living alumnae.
Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its diversity at all levels—students, faculty, and staff—and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.