The University Archivist (rank is Associate Librarian) is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the South Texas Archives, including the appraisal, arrangement, description, and preservation of collections. The University Archivist prepares exhibits and provides collection development and preservation consultation with digital library partners and other educational programs. Responsibilities include grant writing and administration. This is a fixed-appointment faculty position (reporting to the Library Director) and supervises three full-time positions plus student employees.
Required Education and Experience: -Master’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience -Three years of related experience in archive processing, digital preservation, public history, and research methodologies. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: -Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Knowledge of archival theory, methods, and practices. -Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to present information clearly and concisely.
This position is security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M University-Kingsville, a part of the Texas A&M University System, is a majority Hispanic state-supported institution with an enrollment of about 8,000. Located in Kingsville, a South Texas community of 25,000, the University is 40 miles southwest of Corpus Christi and North Padre Island and 120 miles north of Mexico. The region is known for its mild winters, extended growing season, and moderate cost of living. Texas A&M University-Kingsville is committed to excellence; the University invites applications from all qualified applicants. EEO/AA/ADA