During the application process you have one opportunity to upload documents as a combined PDF. The page âœMy Experienceâ has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload the file.
This one combined PDF must include:
Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
Transcripts â“ If required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer). If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.
All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
The Assistant Librarian â“ Assistant Archivist is responsible for processing and accessioning collections, providing reference services, and performing other archival duties as assigned under the general direction of the University Archivist.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Processes papers, photographs, audio and video recordings, electronic records, memorabilia, and other items from collections using comprehensive processing plans that apply knowledge of best practices and standards.
Accessions collections both recently and previously acquired, applying knowledge of best practices and standards.
Provides reference services to researchers, university stakeholders, community members, and the general public.
Collaborates with the Digital Archivist to identify items suitable for digitization, curate materials for the Northeast Texas Digital Collections, and write metadata.
Assists with the maintenance of accurate and complete description and inventory of holdings in the collections management system.
Provides archives-related instruction in both classroom and workplace settings to university stakeholders and community members, as assigned.
Prepares exhibits for display in the department, on campus, and as traveling exhibits, as assigned.
Participates in departmental outreach activities.
Maintains current knowledge and monitor trends in archives.
Maintains effective workflows and documentation for Archives policies and procedures.
Serves on library and university committees.
Participates in continuing education and professional development opportunities.
Education: ALA-accredited MLS degree.
Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Experience processing collections and providing reference services. Working knowledge of current metadata standards (Dublin Core and DACS). Experience with collections management systems (ARchivesSpace, Archivistsâ™ Toolkit, or Archon). Ability to establish positive working relationships. Detail oriented and project management skills. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to: Multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to adapt to a changing library environment. Ability to plan, coordinate, assist, and complete projects in a satisfactory manner.
Licensing/Professional Certifications: NA
Physical Requirements: Ability to move medium weight (20 pounds) boxes, books, heavy book truck or similar items. Ability to handle material which can contain dust or microscopic mold spores.
Other Requirements: None
PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:
Certified Archivist. One year of experience with processing collections in an archives, special collections, or museum setting.
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS
Interns and student workers.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned. Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus all employees are expected to facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The University has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
Internal Number: R-018458
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