1. Assume a variety of responsibilities related to manuscript and archival material in all formats, including selection, appraisal, arrangement and description, preservation, and access and outreach. 2. Work in libraries across university campuses to meet the needs of local, national, and international teaching and research communities. 3. Assist with management of printed collections, as assigned. 4. Assist, if necessary, with disaster recovery efforts. 5. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience working in an academic repository. Familiarity with current US copyright laws as they apply to the acquisition and use of primary source materials in all formats. Course work requiring research using primary resources. Graduate degree in American history or related field.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience working in an academic repository. Familiarity with current US copyright laws as they apply to the acquisition and use of primary source materials in all formats. Course work requiring research using primary resources. Graduate degree in American history or related field.
Posting Position Title: Librarian, Archivist
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability with and commitment to inclusive conduct and cultural competency, contributing to an inclusive environment in which individuals of a broad range of cultures, backgrounds, abilities and perspectives work productively and creatively together.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Archivist for Collection Development
Required Skill/ability 1: Knowledge of archival appraisal.
Required Skill/ability 4: Undergraduate or graduate coursework in twentieth-century American History.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated knowledge of the issues related to the acquisition of born-digital materials.
1. Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree, with formal training in archival theory and practice. In selected instances, a post-graduate degree in museum studies or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences may be substituted for a master's degree in library science. 2. Experience arranging and describing or providing public services for manuscript and/or archival collections. 3. Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment. 4. Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice may be substituted for formal training. 5. Demonstrated knowledge of current national data content and structure standards related to the archival control of collection materials. 6. Demonstrated knowledge of archival and library management systems. 7. Demonstrated job or school experience with basic preservation and conservation standards for archival and manuscript collections. 8. Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical ability. 9. Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion. Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments (see range assigned to this description as noted in the posting position title). Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html
Internal Number: 55111BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.