Archivist - Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University


Description: The Archivist coordinates, manages, and contributes to processing and description of archival, manuscript, and historical artifact collections within the Laupus Health Sciences Library. This includes handling needs associated with archival accessions and processing, completing description and metadata projects using national archival and preservation standards, meeting with gift-in-kind donors and researchers, designing exhibits for inside the library, exhibits in other university spaces, and online exhibits, managing needs associated with historical programs, and working collaboratively with the director of the Country Doctor Museum on managing their archival collections, collaborating on exhibits, contributing to their programs and periodically assisting with museum tours. The Archivist is responsible for the evaluation, selection, acquisition, receipt, care, processing, and display of historical manuscript materials and artifacts. The position conceptualizes and implements library historical services; conducts ongoing assessments of the library historical collections and needs; and develops blog posts, LibGuides and other research and promotional material, as needed.

Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to use archival or artifact management systems, experience in archives work, communications skills, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, proficiency with Microsoft Office, experience in developing exhibits. Master’s degree in Library and Information Science, History, Archival Studies, or other relevant master’s degree.

Salary: $56,000 - $65,000