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Librarians

Community Engagement Librarian

Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: November 30, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.
  • The Government and Heritage Library seeks applications for a Community Engagement Librarian position. Position duties include, but are not limited to: planning, developing, and implementing the library’s community engagement program; facilitating the participation of the library’s diverse audiences in programs and services, in collaboration with other team members; developing and delivering instruction related to digital and information literacy, research methodologies, utilizing library resources (physical and virtual), and digital information management to staff and users; providing in-person and virtual reference and user assistance through correspondence, chat, email, and in-person in response to basic and complex historical, government, or data questions; developing the library’s volunteer program and supervising library volunteers; planning and managing library projects; developing and contributing articles, videos, and other information resources to library and DNCR projects.
  • https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina?department[0]=Dept%20of%20Natural%20and%20Cultural%20Resources&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending

Librarian – Archives

Utah Valley University

  • Opening Date: November 9, 2018
  • Closing Date: December 12, 2018 (Review Start Date: November 16, 2018)
  • Utah Valley University is searching for an Archives Librarian to provide leadership and project management in the creation, development and processing of archival collections; to solicit scholarly contributions from and provide assistance to UVU faculty and staff; to work closely with library staff, faculty, UVU departments, interns and volunteers; to offer professional reference service to students and faculty from a variety of educational backgrounds; and to conduct information literacy instruction sessions to diverse populations upon request.
  • https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/9955

Librarian Assistant II – Special Collections & Archives

Chapman University

  • Opening Date: November 6, 2018
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • Chapman University is seeking applications for a Librarian Assistant position. The Librarian Assistant will participate in the daily operation and projects of the Special Collections and Archives Department. Job duties include but are not limited to: Accession all incoming materials, file deposited material in the appropriate collection, assist with displays and exhibits, page and re-shelve materials. Also assist with monitoring the Reading Room and patron requests. Assist in training and provide guidance to student workers.
  • https://chapman.peopleadmin.com/postings/17179

Metadata and Discovery Librarian

National Geographic Society

  • Opening Date: November 6, 2018
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The National Geographic Society Library seeks an energetic, knowledgeable and self-motivated metadata and discovery librarian to provide strategic direction and innovative leadership in metadata services for library collections. This position works collaboratively with archival metadata specialists and the systems administrator in order to optimize information organization, discovery and access. The Metadata and Discovery Librarian is responsible for collecting, preserving, and presenting print and digital information in all formats, creating bibliographic and archival metadata for collections, books,  ebooks and other items,  as required. This includes managing authorities and ensuring data quality, and other duties associated with the creation and maintenance of item-­ and collection-­level data for a variety of print and digital content and materials.
  • https://ngs.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ngs_external_career_site/job/Washington-DC/Metadata-and-Discovery-Librarian_R455

Faculty Librarian

Western Washington University/Western Libraries

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • Western Washington University (WWU) Libraries invites applications for up to four full-time, tenure-track Teaching & Learning Division librarians to support research, writing, and reading academic literacies and also serve as subject librarians for the sciences, social sciences, or humanities. These librarians will work with a diverse constituency of students, faculty, staff, and community members. They will also facilitate workshops, develop inclusive curricula and learning objects, engage in ongoing professional development to build cultural competence, and collaborate on the collections team. At Western, librarians participate in faculty shared governance and engage in scholarship.
  • http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/11664926/faculty-librarian?utm_source=BTITwitter&utm_medium=Twitter&utm_campaign=BTI%2BTwitter%2BFeed

Cataloguing Librarian

Nebraska State Government

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: December 7, 2018
  • The Nebraska State Government is searching for applications for a Cataloguing Librarian position. The Cataloguing Librarian will: catalog items for the permanent collection, create and edit metadata for Nebraska Memories, provide training on cataloging topics, and answer questions on cataloging issues for Nebraska library and media center staff.
  • https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nebraska/jobs/2253009/cataloging-librarian

Special Collections Librarian/Archivist

Frostburg State University

  • Opening Date: October 16, 2018
  • Closing Date: November 16, 2018
  • Frostburg State University, Lewis J. Ort Library, seeks applications for a Special Collections Librarian/Archivist. Salary commensurate with experience and includes USM benefits package. The Librarian/Archivist will: Be responsible for establishing policies and procedures, setting goals and long term planning, identifying priorities, and overseeing the development, organization, description, preservation, and access for the collections housed by the department; maintain skills and knowledge of standards, technology, and best practices in preservation, curation, archival processing, and special collections management; assure appropriate handling, physical storage, and accurate documentation of materials in all formats; and serve as the primary contact for research inquiries pertaining to the content of the collections. The person in this position also supports the creation of digital content and opportunities for expanding digital services within the University environment; participates in the planning, maintenance, accessibility, sustainability and promotion of digital preservation initiatives and born-digital projects of locally produced content, including graduate theses and faculty publications.
  • https://frostburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/983

Preservation Librarian

Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: Review of applications will begin November 30, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • The Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Preservation Librarian. The Preservation Librarian provides strategic and innovative leadership and oversight of the VCU Libraries’ preservation program to ensure long-term access to research and special collections in all formats, leads in library-wide disaster preparedness, monitors environmental controls, and advocates for preserving university and cultural artifacts to the community.
  • https://www.library.vcu.edu/about/jobs/preservation-librarian/

Digital Asset Librarian (1 year contract position)

The White House Historical Association

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: November 11, 2018
  • The White House Historical Association is seeking a Digital Asset Librarian to join its Digital Library team on a one-year contract. Primary duties will include the identification of digital and analog images, researching their provenance, and writing metadata and descriptions according to in-house standards. The Digital Asset Librarian also assists with the digitization of photographs, slides, and other materials for ingest and participates in developing and maintaining metadata standards.
  • https://www.whitehousehistory.org/employment/digital-asset-librarian

Librarian – Archivist

Boynton, FL

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • There is a Librarian position open. The purpose of this classification is to perform mid-level professional library work, including supervision of daily subdivision operations; participation in the planning and implementation process; monitoring of library service programs; assisting patrons; selecting and recommending materials for collection; determining patron informational needs; searching electronic databases; and creating reports.
  • https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/boyntonbeachfl/jobs/2250064/librarian-archivist?keywords=librarian&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Librarian (Collections Specialist) – Local History and Genealogy

Library of Congress

  • Opening Date: 10/31/2018
  • Closing Date: 11/21/2018
  • The Library of Congress seeks applicants for a Librarian (Collections Specialist) position. The Librarian: provides reference and research services of limited technical complexity; is assigned a subject specialty and is knowledgeable of the basic resources in assigned subject area; develops knowledge of historical and current trends in subject area; with supervisor, identifies and completes training opportunities in subject area. Gains knowledge of Division resources in subject area in all formats; writes, compiles, or revises research materials; monitors and reports on trends in scholarship and collection use; uses standard methods, techniques, concepts, and principles to perform assignments; participates in developing the reference collections and the general collections as assigned, including materials in all formats (print, microform and electronic); selects and recommends appropriate titles and drafts requests for major purchases; recommends replacement or claiming of missing materials, identifies the need for additional copies of titles in heavy demand and monitors approval plans as required; surveys the Library’s holdings to familiarize him/her with the Library’s collections; activates and controls standardized computer system and peripheral equipment operations.
  • https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/515400500

Digital Humanities Librarian

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Opening Date: 10/19/2018
  • Closing Date: In order to ensure full consideration, it is best for candidates to submit application materials on or before November 16, 2018.
  • The University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a creative, innovative, collaborative, and intellectually curious individual to lead digital humanities services in the Library. Reporting to the Head of Scholarly Communication and Publishing, the Digital Humanities Librarian leads outreach and services for research and instruction in the humanities and arts that employs digital technologies and data. Working with colleagues in the library’s Scholarly Commons, Research Data Service, and Scholarly Communication and Publishing units, Library Information Technology, Media Commons, special collections curators and archivists, and subject liaisons, the Digital Humanities Librarian is part of a team of functional and subject experts that works with researchers on digital scholarship broadly.
  • https://jobs.illinois.edu//academic-job-board/job-details/default.cfm?jobID=104743&

Resident Librarian

Milne Library (SUNY Geneseo)

  • Opening Date: 10/12/2018
  • Closing Date: 12/01/2018
  • SUNY Geneseo’s Milne Library invites applications for an entry-level, full­-time, tenure­-track, Resident Librarian at the Sr. Assistant Librarian rank. SUNY Geneseo’s priority is teaching excellence, and we are seeking an individual with a strong commitment to the liberal arts. This individual will be a member of the Research Instruction Team and will participate in the library’s instruction program as well as serve as a liaison to academic departments. This individual will also work collaboratively with library staff, Computing & Information Technology, and faculty on the development of a digital humanities program. We are looking for a team member dedicated to user services who can thrive in an environment that encourages experimentation and creativity. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to collaborative work, strong outreach skills, and fostering a diverse and inclusive working/teaching environment.
  • https://jobs.geneseo.edu/postings/2399

History and Philosophy Librarian

University of Colorado Boulder Libraries

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: 11/19/2018
  • The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries invites applications from collaborative and innovative candidates for the position of History and Philosophy Librarian. The History & Philosophy Librarian reports to the Director of the Arts & Humanities department. The librarian will contribute to the programmatic and collaborative work of the Arts & Humanities department, as well as collaborating with other departments in the Libraries, especially the Open & Digital Scholarship Department, and the Special Collections, Archives & Preservation department.
  • https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=14033

Assistant/Associate Professor and Head Librarian, Special Collections and University Archives

University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: For fullest consideration, apply by November 4, 2018 with cover letter, resume or C.V., and contact information for at least three references. The position close date is November 19, 2018.
  • The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library seeks an experienced and innovative leader to head its Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) department. The head of SCUA will lead a department of eight faculty, three civil service staff in addition to student employees to expand archival, print and digital collections in strategic areas; enhance in-person and instructional services; and increase outreach, including developing a robust schedule of exhibits and public programming. This is a highly visible position that works closely with the University Librarian, colleagues in Advancement and other external partners in donor cultivation, fundraising, grant writing and outreach. With colleagues in other library departments, this position will also help ensure effective access to special collections through digitization, preservation and cataloging.
  • https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=104252&job=assistant-associate-professor-and-head-librarian-special-collections-and-university-archives-university-library

Librarian/Archivist (Part-Time, Temporary)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Opening Date: 10/19/2018
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is searching for applications for a Librarian/Archivist position. Responsibilities include: reviewing the contents of items currently stored in the five ACT Archives and Special Collections; conducting the research needed to become a subject matter expert in the history of art-science-technology initiatives at MIT; developing an approach to organizing physical and digital collection materials and executing the plan, relying heavily on student and occasional resources; and identifying and applying for grants that would support the ongoing development and maintenance of the collections. In addition to collection management, incumbent will also be responsible for cataloging and metadata entry for digital collections; responding to reference and research requests; facilitating the licensing of MIT-owned materials for external use; curating an online digital collection interface; exploring new opportunities and technologies for representing digital assets; and consulting on information management plans for ACT, including documentation of artistic research and production.
  • https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_mit/external/jobDetails/jobDetail.html?jobPostId=14123&localeCode=en-us

Digital Preservation Librarian

Louisiana State University

  • Opening Date: 10/03/2018
  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled if No Date Specified
  • Louisiana State University is seeking applicants for a Digital Preservation Librarian position. The Digital Preservation Librarian will be forward-thinking, capable of conveying technical issues to diverse constituencies, enjoy working in a collaborative team environment, and be experienced with varied digital preservation services/systems. S/he provides expertise and coordinates efforts to develop and maintain a digital preservation program safeguarding LSU Libraries’ digital assets, both born digital and converted. S/he will interface with departments including Library IT, the digitization lab, digital scholarship lab, special collections, university archives and oral history to establish and maintain policies, procedures and documentation related to digital preservation.
  • https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/LSU/job/LSU—Baton-Rouge/Digital-Preservation-Librarian_R00028987

Research Data Librarian/Metadata Specialist (Postdoctoral Scholar)

Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory, San Francisco Bay Area, California

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled
  • The Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory invites applications for a Research Data Librarian/Metadata Specialist position. The Research Data Librarian/Metadata Specialist Research will: provide recommendations on the application of digital preservation standards to content in ESS-DIVE and help to advance the standards to fit environmental data; work with the community to define digital library processes and interfaces; perform research and participate in curation of submitted environmental data; develop structured metadata to enable integration of diverse data by location or sample information and use by the terrestrial and subsurface ecosystem community; research advanced search and visualization for data; help integrate best practices in DOI, and other unique identifier assignment and versioning schemes with ESS-DIVE; create recommendations for managing hierarchical datasets and fine-grained file and package metadata; collaborate with ESS projects and cyberinfrastructure working groups to enable implementation of standards; work in a multidisciplinary team environment, including staff with backgrounds in earth and environmental sciences, digital library tools, techniques, and practices, computer science, etc; author peer-reviewed journal articles and contribute to grant proposals.
  • https://lbl.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/digital-libraries-postdoctoral-fellow-933?src=JB-10181

Manuscripts Librarian

Howard University

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • Howard University is seeking applications for a Manuscripts Librarian position. Responsibilities include: evaluating, sorting, arranging, describing, implementing preservation measures, preparing reference, retrieval, and storage stools, and maintaining administrative files for the preservation, research, access, and administration of manuscript and archival materials; identifying and accessing manuscript and archival material as directed by the supervisor; evaluating, developing, and implementing technical policies and procedures related to the administration and processing of manuscript and archival materials under the direction of the supervisor.
  • https://careers.howard.edu/psc/careers/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=32130&PostingSeq=1

Metadata Librarian

EBSCO Information Services

Library Specialist (Temporary, Part-Time)

Hoover Institution – Stanford University

  • Opening Date: 09/13/2018
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is seeking a part-time Library Specialist for a one year fixed-term. Core duties include: providing reference and research assistance; compiling detailed finding aids to archival collections; preparing materials for accessioning by sorting and organizing, identifying duplicates and other categories; creating and maintaining lists and simple databases of acquired materials using Microsoft Excel and Word; drafting written reports for supervisor; performing a wide range of activities, including creation of simple metadata elements, throughout a variety of reformatting workflows for archival materials
  • https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/library-specialist-4003?src=JB-10023

Head of Special Collections – Senior Assistant/Associate Librarian

California State University, San Marcos

  • Open Date: N/A
  • Close Date: N/A
  • The University Library at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) seeks a visionary Head of Special Collections. As a department head, the incumbent will serve on the Library’s leadership team and will facilitate communication and coordination with other departments in the Library. The Head of Special Collections will provide leadership in the development and ongoing sustainability of an emerging Special Collections department including planning, developing of policies and procedures, collection acquisition, description, processing, preservation, and digitization. The Head of Special Collections will prioritize outreach and curricular integration as important elements of the Special Collections program.
  • http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/11456086/head-of-special-collections-senior-assistant-associate-librarian

Metadata Librarian

University of Alabama

  • Open Date:08/31/2018
  • Close Date: (Expecting Starting Date: 02/01/2019)
  • The University of Alabama Libraries is seeking two dynamic, highly motivated individuals for the position of Metadata Librarian. Reporting to the Coordinator of Metadata in the Resource Acquisition & Discovery department and working collaboratively in a team with 5 metadata librarians, and appropriate units in the Libraries, this position supports the discovery of and access to the Libraries resources through providing cataloging records adhering to current cataloging standards, and analysis and enrichment of the catalog.
  • https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/43876

Data Services Librarian

New York University

  • Open Date: 09/10/2018
  • Close Date: Open Until Filled
  • New York University Libraries is seeking a tenure-track faculty librarian to support the needs of data-intensive research and teaching across a wide range of social sciences, humanities, and sciences disciplines at NYU. The Data Services Librarian plays a key role in building rich data collections for the libraries, working in close collaboration with other specialists to select, acquire, and manage tabular, text-based, and data materials to support campus research and scholarship in the social sciences and humanities. This person works in tandem with technologists, metadata architects, and developers within NYU Libraries to maintain and improve systems for description, storage, discovery, and access to tabular, spatial, and text-corpus data.
  • https://apply.interfolio.com/53788?mode=job&iis=Indeed&iisn=Indeed.com

Associate University Librarian for Special Collections, Archives, & Digital Services, University of Missouri – Columbia

  • Open Date: N/A
  • Close Date: Open Until Filled
  • The University of Missouri Libraries (Columbia, MO) seek an Associate University Librarian (AUL) for the Division of Special Collections, Archives, and Digital Services.  Reporting to the Vice Provost for University Libraries (University Librarian), this position provides dynamic leadership and strategic vision to special collections, archives, and digital services at the University of Missouri.  The AUL is responsible for creating local and regional partnerships, building capacity for the Division through grants and fundraising, and directing the operations of the Division in a wide variety of functional areas, including collection development, processing, digitization, and public services.

Digital Archives and Technologies Librarian, University of California, Berkeley

  • Open Date: 05/02/2018
  • Close Date: Open Until Filled
  • The University of California, Berkeley, is seeking a Digital Archives and Technologies Librarian to oversee the born-digital archives program and coordinate the in-house use of archival technologies in The Bancroft Library. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: designing and implementing procedures and workflows for archival appraisal, accessioning, processing, preserving, and providing access to born-digital material; appraising and providing original description for born digital and hybrid archival collections; assessing emerging technologies and implementing and applying tools used in the special collections and archival communities.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Metadata Librarian, Oklahoma State University Library

  • Open Date: 07/06/2018 Close Date: Open until filled
  • The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative, tenure-track faculty members with a passion for metadata along with new and emerging technologies, who are eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and take on challenges. As the Assistant/Associate Professor, Metadata Librarian you will provide collaboration and vision as part of the Metadata Team, create descriptive metadata for digital collections and audit existing metadata to improve discovery and access. You will also facilitate metadata upload and/or harvesting into a variety of discovery systems and advise Library departments in the application of established and emerging schema.

Princeton University, South and Southeast Asian Studies Librarian

Princeton University Library seeks a collaborative, energetic, service-oriented subject specialist to provide outstanding library services in the interdisciplinary field of South Asian Studies (SAS) and to shape & enrich its growing library collections. Responsibilities include current & retrospective collection building (including shaping SAS ephemera collections & born-digital web-based materials); managing a large acquisitions fund & approval plans; advising on preservation, digitization, and collection maintenance, including selection for offsite storage. Collaborates closely with other librarians & units throughout the Library system, including Scholarly Collections & Research Services, branch heads, Preservation, Library IT, Collections Acquisitions, Content Access & Resource Sharing, Rare Books & Special Collections, Center for Digital Humanities, etc.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Metadata Librarian, Edmon Low Library, Oklahoma State University

The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative, tenure-track faculty members with a passion for metadata along with new and emerging technologies, who are eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and take on challenges. Library faculty are actively engaged the OSU academic research lifecycle and develop collaborations with other faculty, researchers, students, and partners.

Barnard Archives and Special Collections Fellowship — Library Specialist: Archives Processing

The Barnard Archives and Special Collections offers fellowships working under the supervision of the Director and Associate Director of the Archives and Special Collections. This year, the Archives Processing Specialist will gain hands-on experience in an academic institutional archives and special collections. Material types that the Archives Processing Specialist may work with include institutional papers, manuscripts, photographs, A/V, and born-digital collections inclusive of web archives.

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Archivists

Project Archivist (Full-Time, Temporary)

Senator John Heinz History Center

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The Senator John Heinz History Center, the largest history museum in Pennsylvania and an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is seeking a full-time temporary Project Archivist for the Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives at the Thomas & Katherine Detre Library & Archives. The Project Archivist performs professional archival tasks under the supervision of the Director of the Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives, consistent with best practices endorsed by the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The Project Archivist will process collections, including rehousing and arranging materials, creating finding aids and MARC records, and encoding finding aids in EAD. The Project Archivist will assist with digital initiatives. The Project Archivist will be expected to interact with the public on occasion by answering reference requests, meeting with donors of historic materials, and assisting with public programming.
  • http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/11685069/project-archivist-full-time-temporary

France A. Córdova Archivist

Purdue University

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • Purdue University is searching for applications for an Archivist position. The Córdova Archivist is responsible for the management and development of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Women’s Archives of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections. The archivist will manage and further the collection development and programming relating to women’s archives, including processing, arrangement, description, preservation, and promotion of collections.
  • https://purdue.taleo.net/careersection/wl/jobdetail.ftl?job=1801004&tz=GMT-06:00&src=JB-16340

Community Digital Archivist

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The University Libraries at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro seeks a creative, innovative, people-oriented, and collaborative professional for the position of Community Digital Archivist. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) and working closely with the department’s collections staff, the Community Digital Archivist will help in coordinating the department’s services, programs, and projects focused on connecting different user communities to library resources, engaging new audiences, and identifying new areas of collecting. Specifically, the Community Digital Archivist will lead in efforts to develop digital content for SCUA, University Libraries, as well as for select community groups and cultural heritage organizations.
  • http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/11674157/community-digital-archivist

Archives Processing Assistant

Appalachian State University

  • Opening Date: November 5, 2018
  • Closing Date: November 26, 2018
  • Appalachian State University desires applications for an Archives Processing Assistant. Using established guidelines and procedures and with the supervision of faculty archivist, this position assists with accessioning, arranging, and describing archival collections. Duties also include: processing materials according to current archival standards; drafts for review by the supervisor written finding aids which describe the archival collections; conservation/preservation duties, and public service; assisting archivists with outreach efforts such as exhibits and special events.
  • https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/20443

African American History Archivist

Western Reserve Historical Society

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The Western Reserve Historical Society seeks applicants for an African American History Archivist. The Archivist will be responsible to the Archives & Special Collections Manager for the collection, preservation, and processing (including arrangement and preparation of finding aids) of manuscripts connected to ethnic, religious, cultural, and social communities as they relate to the Western Reserve, as well as for outreach activities associated to the maintenance and growth of the African American Archives Program.
  • https://www.wrhs.org/about/employment/#aaharchivist

Archivist III (Processing Archivist)

South Carolina Department of Archives and History

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The South Carolina Department of Archives and History is searching for applicants for an Archivist (Processing Archivist) position. The Archivist assists in creating and maintaining intellectual control of permanent records of state agencies and local government subdivisions that have been transferred to the state archives and provides reference assistance to researchers and government officials.
  • http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/11668365/archivist-iii-processing-archivist

Research Archivist

History Factory, Jersey City, New Jersey

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The History Factory seeks applications for a Research Archivist position. The Research Archivist will: apply information retrieval techniques to meet the research and analysis needs of workers in diverse business functions; conduct research to provide historical context for audience engagement, policy making, legal cases, regulatory matters, etc.; writing reports and articles on historical topics; and building historical profiles of people, business areas, and events; curate and compile archival evidence from a variety of sources to inform or build upon knowledge of subjects, themes, and interests relevant to client operational and strategic processes; process archival assets in all formats; build systems of arrangement and controlled vocabularies; create descriptive metadata that supports the discovery and identification of resources; perform activities necessary to conduct and manage digitization projects; including preparation of originals for digitization; project tracking; metadata creation and collection; and version control.
  • http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/11668423/research-archivist

Digital Archivist

Know History, Inc., Ottawa, ON

  • Opening Date: October 2, 2018
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • Know History, Inc. is seeking applications for a Digital Archivist position. The Digital Archivist will design a database for our digital archival research and physical collections, catalogue and create descriptions according to archival metadata standards and best practices; ensure consistency and quality of the descriptions.  The Digital Archivist will also coordinate with other clients who are developing and launching digitization projects.  The successful candidate will participate in regular team meetings; your enthusiasm and ideas will be a vibrant contribution to our up-beat, collaborative culture.
  • http://knowhistory.ca/digital-archivist/

Archivist For Discovery

Northern Arizona University

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • Cline Library Special Collections and Archives at Northern Arizona University seeks a forward-thinking, collaborative, and innovative Archivist for Discovery. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections and Archives (SCA), the Archivist for Discovery will lead the unit’s efforts to reshape the way it arranges, describes, manages, provides access to, and facilitates discovery of rich archival resources in support of research, teaching, and learning. The position will provide excellent support to SCA researchers through its leadership of efficient, effective processing in all areas of arrangement and description of all formats (analog/digital). The position will oversee the processing and description work of one classified staff member, multiple student workers, volunteers, and potentially grant-funded and project-based staff. SCA staff work collaboratively in a nimble, innovative, and fast-paced work environment.
  • http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/11644862/archivist-for-discovery

Archivist

Geneva Historical Society

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The Geneva Historical Society is searching for applicants for an Archivist position. The primary responsibility of the Archivist is overseeing the access, management and care of the Historical Society’s archival collections. This collection includes 1,300 cubic feet of archival materials and 50,000 photographs.  In addition, the Archivist assists on-site visitors and other staff members with research and replies to off-site information requests (telephone, mail, and internet).  With the Curator of Collections, the Archivist identifies volunteer projects and trains volunteers.  Along with other staff members, the Archivist explores ways to interpret and present Geneva’s history to the public including writing blog and newspaper articles, collaborating with other organizations on projects, speaking engagements on behalf of the Historical Society and developing and implementing public programs.
  • https://jobs.aaslh.org/job/archivist/44624345/2

Special Collections Archivist

Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science is seeking applications for a Special Collections Archivist. The Special Collection Archivist: processes (i.e., arranges, organizes, describes, and preserves) Special Collections manuscript and records materials in all formats for public research use in accordance with department and national standards, such as Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS); organizes and rehouses collections; analyzes documents for topical content to correctly describe individual documents; identifies sensitive materials; researches the historical context of collections and their creators; produces catalog records and finding aids using the Academy’s collections management database; researches and writes collection scope and content notes.
  • http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/11659603/special-collections-archivist

Research Data Archivist

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

  • Opening Date: 10/22/2018
  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled
  • The primary purpose of this position is to: 1) execute standards-based data management and curation workflows for UNC and external agreements and contracts; 2) establish training programs that support researchers’ adoption of data management best practices as part of normative research practice; 3) increase awareness of Odum Institute Data Archive tools and services; 4) expand research data archival collections through solicitations to local and external producers of social science data meeting the criteria of the collections development policy; and 5) make significant research and development contributions to the data archives profession to help improve the practice of data curation.
  • https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/150312

Archivist

Saint Louis Art Museum

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The Saint Louis Art Museum seeks applications for an Archivist position The Archivist will: manage the Archives Program of the Saint Louis Art Museum; manage and administer the Museum’s archives program, including the development and implementation of policies and procedures, effective workflows, and training; work collaboratively with Museum colleagues to plan and conduct record appraisals, develop retention schedules that meet the Museum’s administrative, fiscal, historical, and legal obligations; participate in the Museum’s Records Management Program, advise regarding care and control of records; plan and implement physical and descriptive processing of archival collections according to professional standards and practices; provide research and reference services, participate in Museum projects related to collections access; assist in developing strategies for preserving electronic and born digital records important to the Museum’s history; determine priorities for physical care and conservation of archival materials, advise regarding space planning and appropriate preservation environments

Archivist

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

  • Opening Date: 10/12/2018
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • Responsible for the cataloging, reference, reproduction and access services of the Museum’s thousands of unpublished archival collections; the Curatorial Affairs Division currently seeks an Archivist. This position is located in the Archives Branch of Division of Curatorial Affairs in the National Institute for Holocaust Documentation at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). The incumbent has continuing responsibility for performing the following professional archival functions for the archival and manuscript collections held by the Archives. This is a temporary (one-year assignment), full-time donated position (non-Federal) paid with the Museum’s private funds. Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • https://www.ushmm.org/information/career-volunteer-opportunities/careers/archivist

Processing Archivist

Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, Lake Oswego, OR

  • Opening Date: 11/01/2018
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary seeks applicants for a Processing Archivist position. The Processing Archivist: accessions, appraises and arranges archival materials according to institutional and professional standards; describes archival materials according to institutional and professional standards; works with Director of Archives and Heritage Center to research, develop, implement and review archival policies and practices as needed to ensure currency with professional standards; clears up project backlogs as needed; assists in maintaining the Province Archives’ database; answers research or reference requests as assigned or in absence of Director of Archives and Heritage Center; assists with coordinating and supervising arrangement and description projects; updates the Province Archives’ disaster preparedness and recovery plan and assists in monitoring environmental conditions; maintains statistics to monitor supply levels and to improve collection management functions; participates in the creation and development of exhibits; participates in departmental projects such as outreach publications and special events to promote the history of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, U.S.–Ontario Province.
  • https://snjm.catsone.com

Archivist for Collection Development

Yale University

  • Opening Date: 10/22/2018
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • Yale University is seeking applications for an Archivist for Collection Development position. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: leading the department’s program of collecting modern manuscript collections, and assisting with collecting materials on university history from non-Yale sources; being a liason with appropriate department staff to ensure that collecting activity can be supported by available departmental resources and supports the department’s collecting vision as established through periodic collection development retreats; coordinating and facilitating the collection development work of department subject area specialists and providing training in working with donors and securing signed deeds of gift; assessing potential collections, identifying materials of interest, documenting site visits through field notes, negotiating deeds of gift, and documenting accessions in collections management systems; ensuring that paper and electronic donor files are kept current by staff engaged in collection development work.
  • https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25053&siteid=5248#jobDetails=1280877_5248

Archivist

Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institute

  • Opening Date: 10/22/2018
  • Closing Date: 11/05/2018 (This job will close when we have received 100 applications which may be sooner than the closing date).
  • The Smithsonian Institute is searching for applicants for an Archivist position. The incumbent will: use specialized knowledge and skills in the application of archival principles, methods and techniques in the performance of collections management function which include assisting in appraisals, transfers and accessions of manuscripts, photographic and special collections; arrange, describe, and preserve archival collections; create on-line access tools to facilitate remote user access to complete series of records or selected items-level records within series; develop finding aids for archival records according to standards set forth by the Society of American Archivists; research archival and museum records, search published and unpublished sources to complete processing, establish provenance, and answer public inquiries, etc.
  • https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513941200

Photograph Archivist

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Beverly Hills, CA

  • Opening Date: 09/10/2018
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The Photograph Archivist will: create and maintain records in InMagic and Adlib for new and existing acquisitions, collections, locations, and titles, as needed; assist the Head of Photograph Collections with collection management, including prioritizing, rehousing, locating, and deaccessioning as needed; supervise Photograph Processors and Photograph Processor and Cataloger, and oversee the processing of photograph collections; manage acquisition and processing of digital photographs for current films; act as the point person working with the Conservation Department to address the Photograph Archive’s conservation and preservation needs; oversee digitization projects and catalog scanned images in Adlib, as needed.
  • https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2139968&B_ID=56&FID=&Ad=555859

Part-time Assistant Archivist, Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY

  • Open Date: 08/30/2018
  • Close Date: N/A
  • The Manhattan College and De La Salle Christian Brothers Archives seeks a trained archivist to assist on a part-time basis in the processing of collections and in helping support office operations. Responsibilities include: Physical arrangement and description of archival collections; describing and documenting collections using ArchivesSpace database, the in-house Archives content management system; preparing and encoding finding aids; assisting in outreach via the Archives website, including digitizing content, working on online exhibitions; assisting in providing reference service including responding to research requests and overseeing the reading room.

Assistant Research Scholar: Cold War Collections Project Archivist, New York University

  • Open Date: 08/31/2018
  • Close Date: N/A
  • The Archival Collections Management Department at New York University seeks a skilled and knowledgeable professional for a 3 year, temporary Project Archivist appointment. The Cold War Collections Project Archivist will accession, process, and describe new and existing Cold War era collections in the holdings of the Tamiment Library and Wagner Labor Archive. The incumbent’s work will be done in support of Tamiment’s Center for the United States and the Cold War, and will align with the research and curatorial needs of the Center’s fellows and curators.

Archives/Museum Aide (Temporary), University of Wyoming – The American Heritage Center

  • Open Date: 08/29/2018 Close Date: 01/14/2019
  • The American Heritage Center (AHC) is looking for an Archives/Museum Aide. AHC is the University of Wyoming’s home for manuscript collections, rare books, and the university archives. This position is part of the Born Digital Archives unit. Working under the supervision of the Digital Archivist, the Digital Archives Aide will be responsible for transferring born-digital archival records to a secure server, and creating descriptive, technical, and preservation metadata. This position will work closely with the Digital Archivist, as well as members in other departments as necessary, including the supervisor for Content Listing.

African American Heritage Coordinator, Department of Archives and History, Columbia, South Carolina

  • Open Date: 8/15/2018 Close Date: Continuous
  • The Department of Archives and History in Columbia, SC is seeking applicants for an African American Heritage Coordinator position. The coordinator will: coordinate and promote the outreach activities of the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission; coordinate updates and promotion of The Green Book of South Carolina: A Travel Guide to South Carolina African American Cultural Sites; maintain and update the Commission’s social media accounts and promote the work of the Commission; work with State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) staff to promote National Register nominations and State Historical Markers.

Chief Archivist, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is looking for applicants for its Chief Archivist position. The archivist will provide leadership in directing and managing the Ringling Archives, including the Museum Archives and the Archives of Circus History through planning, directing, preserving, organizing, outreach, and programming activities. The archivist will also create and maintain digital archives collections, maintaining digital objects and their corresponding metadata.

Archivist, Heritage Werks

Heritage Werks is searching for driven applicants for an Archivist position. The position includes assessments, physically and intellectually organizing large amounts of content, descriptive cataloging, preservation, writing finding aids, creating inventories and selecting assets for digitization.

Project Archivist, California State University – Monterey Bay

Under the general direction of the Library Dean and day-to-day work direction of the Archives Specialist, the incumbent will process the print and born-digital archives of former Congressman Sam Farr and his father, former California State Senator Fred Farr.

Project Processing Archivist for Western Americana, Yale University

Reporting to the Head of the Manuscript Unit three-year term, the Project Processing Archivist for Western Americana catalogs and processes archival and manuscript material, in both textual and visual formats, from the Yale Collection of Western Americana. Other duties include performing original cataloging in the MARC format for the library’s online catalog, assisting in the preservation assessment of collections and in the selection of materials for conservation treatment, and assisting in the ongoing development of the unit’s processing and cataloging procedures for archival collections.

Archives/Special Collections/Digital Initiatives Assistant, Copley Library, University of San Diego

Reporting to the Records Manager/Processing Archivist, the Archives/Special Collections/Digital Initiatives Assistant supports the work of the Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives Department, including assistance with maintenance and projects related to the university archives and special collections, the university records management program, and technical operations associated with the university’s digital repository and digital initiatives.

Special Collections Archivist, Maryland Historical Society – H. Furlong Baldwin Library

The Maryland Historical Society is looking for a dynamic team player who will serve as a Special Collections Archivist in the Maryland Historical Society’s H. Furlong Baldwin Library. The Special Collections Archivist will work with a staff of three and report to the Vice President of Collections and Interpretation. The Special Collections Archivist will function as an archivist, reference librarian, and cataloger while balancing patron services, technical services, managing volunteers, promoting the library through various methods of outreach, and providing institutional support. The Special Collections Archivist is responsible for processing, organizing, cataloging, preserving, and providing access to library materials and serving the public.

Collections Archivist, The Alabama Department of Archives and History

The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) seeks a motivated, entry-level Collections Archivist for the department’s Archival Collections Section. This is a full-time position and includes state benefits. The archivist will work in all aspects of archival accessions, processing, and description. S/he will organize and rehouse collections; identify sensitive materials; research the historical context of collections; produce catalog records and finding aids using MARC and DACS; work with special formats including photographs and born-digital records; assist with new accessions; and promote ADAH and its programs through presentations, tours, site visits, and other outreach activities.

Barnard Archives and Special Collections Fellowship — Library Specialist: Archives Processing

The Barnard Archives and Special Collections offers fellowships working under the supervision of the Director and Associate Director of the Archives and Special Collections. This year, the Archives Processing Specialist will gain hands-on experience in an academic institutional archives and special collections. Material types that the Archives Processing Specialist may work with include institutional papers, manuscripts, photographs, A/V, and born-digital collections inclusive of web archives.

Archivist

Bryce Canyon National Park

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The Great Basin Institute seeks to hire one (1) Archivist to work cooperatively with Bryce Canyon National Park (BRCA) and Zion National Park (ZION) staff to support the Park’s archives program. The role of the Archivist is to provide archives management including processing and cataloging of archives, understanding archive appraisal and arrangement and description. The Archivist will supervise one 12 week archives intern. Additionally, the archivist will may assist the Zion Museum program with other duties as assigned such as environmental monitoring, housekeeping, and annual inventory.
  • http://crcareers.thegreatbasininstitute.org/careers/Careers.aspx?adata=EJ4JNptgGf0nQ5m%2btt1%2b8mShlAVLIB7prNtsMov41AyKSImRbHj9kZ%2fEn78kiHXAPRHcJDIm%2bj44EySCz13tYZctHa%2bjFqYFqn7TwbDXr3DVmj53WpUuMOdR%2b3WRVYlBErubGmByFUw7YlDOScopnDaHyiaNAGoTS1PKLO6HIrwiorJ4F8UumXq4AKruZpYkA5LOBv72ap%2fMIz%2bn3FyogD38h4To9bCooqhl6iDEPY7IXpNgLOE%2bfddbprbcLvE2fg%3d%3d 

Access Archivist

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Archivist

Franklin Historical Museum

  • Opening Date: November 6, 2018
  • Closing Date: Preferred Deadline: November 30, 2018
  • The Town of Franklin is seeking a part‐time Archivist to lead the community’s Historical
  • Duties include: developing institutional policies to identify, preserve, manage, and provide access to Historical Museum collections; implementing a collection management system and establish protocols for collection processing; inventorying, cataloging, and documenting objects and archival materials in the Museum Collection; researching and developing a long‐range plan for collections development; reviewing infrastructure needs at the Historical Museum, such as housing, technology, and use of space, and develop strategies for long‐term preservation.
  • http://www.franklinma.gov/sites/franklinma/files/uploads/archivist-jobposting-nov2018.pdf

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Tenure Track Positions

History, Native American & Public History, Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma

Assistant or Associate Professor, Public History

Cornell University

  • Opening Date: 10/18/2018
  • Closing Date: 01/09/2019
  • The Department of History is searching for an advanced assistant professor or an early associate professor in the area of Public History. They are seeking a scholar with a PhD in History who is also grounded in theoretical and methodological public history approaches, including, but not limited to Museum Studies, Historic Preservation, and digital history. In collaboration with the Departments of City and Regional Planning and Landscape Architecture, this position will be part of a new Provost’s initiative in “Humanities, Art, & Public Life.” This position will involve developing new directions in public history teaching and research, and joining an interdisciplinary group of scholars and students whose projects focus on historic sites, digital media, museums, libraries, archives, and/or local communities.
  • https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12469

Assistant or Associate Professor in Public History

University of West Georgia

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: (Review of applicants will begin November 15, 2018 and will remain open until filled)
  • The Department of History at the University of West Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in public history beginning August 1, 2019, at either the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate public history courses and U.S. History surveys, administering public history projects and supervising students at the Center for Public History, co-directing the public history program, serving on graduate thesis committees, and working with community and public history agencies.
  • http://facjobs.westga.edu/ReviewJobs.aspx

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Digital History of the Ancient Mediterranean

George Mason University

  • Open Date: 09/04/2018
  • Close Date: Open Until Filled
  • The George Mason University Department of History and Art History invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Digital History of the Ancient Mediterranean (Bronze Age through Late Antiquity). Candidates for this position will be expected to maintain an active scholarly agenda in the field of digital ancient history. Candidates will have a 2/2 teaching load, and will teach undergraduate courses on Greek and Roman history and in digital history, as well other undergraduate and graduate courses in their areas of research interest. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the history major’s concentration in digital history and should have a research interest in the digital humanities. This can include, but is not limited to, GIS and mapping, 3D modeling or VR/AR, computational text analysis, network analysis, digital collections, and digital archaeology.
  • https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/43817

Term-tenure track position in Public History, Messiah College (Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania)

  • Open Date: N/A
  • Close Date: Open Until Filled
  • The Department of History at Messiah College invites applications for a term-tenure track position in Public History with expertise in post-1865 United States History. Applicants must be committed to working closely with undergraduate students. Teaching responsibilities will include an advanced course in public history, upper-division courses in area of specialty, a United States history survey from 1865, and first-year interdisciplinary general education courses. We are especially interested in candidates who could offer one or more upper-division courses in subfields of public history and American social history.

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Practice, Museum History and Practice, Texas State University

The Department of History at Texas State University invites applications for a professor of practice, any rank, in museum history and museum studies. The successful candidate will be expected to teach specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in the practice of public history in museums. Preferred areas of expertise include one or more of the following or related specializations: critical museum studies, critical/inclusive museum interpretation and audience development, museum education, exhibit design, material culture, collection standards and best practices, museum ethics, museum management and administration. Candidates must demonstrate a strong record of museum practice, including experience within museums, galleries and/or cultural centers and the ability to work collaboratively with public institutions and audiences; for the rank of assistant professor, a minimum of 5 years, for associate professor, a minimum of 10 years, and for professor, a minimum of 15 years.

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the field of United States History since 1960 to begin August 2019. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in History or a related field at the time of appointment, show potential for professional development as a scholar and teacher, and demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity as a value in the department and college.  A research and teaching focus on United States History since 1960 as well as familiarity with digital history are required.  We are especially interested in applications from historians doing innovative work in one or more of the following areas: politics, labor and business, law, medicine and health, and foreign policy.

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Call for Papers

Joint Annual Meeting of the Council of State Archives (CoSA) and the Society of American Archivists (SAA)

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: November 16, 2018
  • The 2019 Joint Annual Meeting of the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) and the Society of American Archivists (SAA) will take place July 31 – August 6 at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin, Texas. The 2019 Program Committee seeks session proposals that address how the archives, records, and information management community is working across, between, and through boundaries to navigate archives and the ever-evolving societies in which we live and engage.
  • https://www2.archivists.org/am2019/program/call-for-program-proposals

2019 Call for Proposals Organization of American Historians

  • Opening/Closing Dates: Submissions will be accepted between December 3, 2018 and February 1, 2019
  • The Program Committee welcomes proposals from all areas and eras of early American and U.S. history, broadly conceived. While (in)equalities might characterize virtually every subject that historians study and teach, the committee does not expect all papers and sessions to adhere to the conference theme. The OAH meeting is a site for wide-ranging conversation, a place to talk across subfields, to experiment with methods, topics, and presentation, and especially to learn from one another. The committee encourages proposals for panels, workshops, and roundtables that employ new media and methodologies, transcend traditional disciplinary and geographic boundaries, and showcase work that reaches out to a broader public. OAH welcomes teaching sessions, particularly those that involve the audience as active participants.
  • http://www.oah.org/meetings-events/meetings-events/call-for-proposals/

Call for Papers Texas Oral History Association

  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date: January 31, 2019
  • The Texas Oral History Association is searching for papers for their 2019 Annual Conference.
  • https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dr1CJneUcAUEUfS.jpg:large

Call for Papers Oral History Society

 

Call for Papers Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region

  • Opening Date:
  • Closing Date: January 15, 2019
  • Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region (OHMAR) invites paper and panel proposals for its 2019 Annual Meeting, “Access and Inclusion in Oral History.” The conference will be held at Monmouth University from Thursday, April 18 – Friday, April 19. OHMAR encourages presenters to interpret the conference theme creatively in the context of their own work and community projects.
  • https://ohmar.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2019_OHMAR_CFP.pdf

Requests for Proposals National Park Service

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: December 7, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. EST
  • The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking the services of a qualified historian through a cooperative agreement with the Organization of American Historians (OAH) to prepare a Special History Study (SHS) on African Americans at Fort Pulaski National Historic Site (FOPU) from the eighteenth century through desegregation. The selected historian will be the Principle Investigator (PI) for the project.
  • https://ncph.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/FOPU-Final-RFP.pdf

Request for Proposals National Park Service

  • Opening Date: November 6, 2018
  • Closing Date: November 30, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. EST
  • The National Park Service (NPS) initiated an update of the National Register Bulletin: How to Prepare National Historic Landmark Nominations (NHL Bulletin) in 2017 and prepared a substantially complete draft, which is now ready to be finalized for publication. The NHL Bulletin provides guidance for identifying, evaluating, and documenting properties that are historically significant at the national level under the NPS’ National Historic Landmarks (NHL) Program. The NPS is currently seeking the services of a qualified consultant through a cooperative agreement with the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO) to assist in preparing the completed draft for publication by accomplishing the tasks specified in this Request for Proposals (RFP). The contract is to be administered by NCSHPO and the work prepared for and completed in coordination with the NHL Program.
  • https://ncph.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/NHL-Bulletin-RFP-Phase-II.pdf

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Internships

Archives Internship

Nantucket Historical Society

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: November 18, 2018
  • The Nantucket Historical Association’s Research Library is offering two paid archival processing internships during spring 2019. Working closely with the NHA’s archivist, the Archives Interns will be exposed to all aspects of archives management and gain hands-on experience working with manuscript, photographic, and audiovisual collections. They will conduct specific processing projects, document and refine existing procedures, and complete digitization of manuscript materials. The interns will also participate in the Research Library’s reference desk schedule and respond to remote research queries. Based on the interns’ interests, they may also develop collections-focused posts for social media, plan and propose outreach projects, or contribute to ongoing collections assessment work.
  • https://ncph.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Spring-2019-Archives-Interns.pdf

Knowledge Management Fellow (American Battle Monuments Commission) (Full-time Internship)

American Conservation Experience/National Park Service (Virginia)

    • Opening Date: N/A
    • Closing Date: This posting may close at any time.
  • American Conservation Experience, a Non-Profit Conservation Corps, in partnership with American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) is seeking ONE full-time Knowledge Management Fellowinterested in dedicating 30 weeks in support of the ABMC. The selected applicants will be supporting the Knowledge Management Directorate to include: digitizing historical documents, assisting in the evaluation of metadata management solutions, conducting research on those interred or memorialized at the American Battle Monuments Commission sites.
  • https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/281826.html

Student Conservation Association, Internships, National Park Service

  • Open/Close Date: Depends on internship
  • The Student Conservation Association seeks driven students to serve as internships at various national parks. From Yosemite National Park to the Dinosaur National Monument, the Student Conservation Association will provide internships that will give students much experience within the National Park Service.

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External Grants, Fellowships and Awards

Summer 2019 Research Fellowship

African American Heritage Commission

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: January 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
  • The African American Heritage Commission is seeking a Summer 2019 Research Fellow for A Tale of Two Ships: Developing a Research & Interpretation Plan for Revealing Hidden Histories of One Ship with Two Identities. This project is funded by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services and led by the AAHC. The project aims to develop a plan for continuing collections research and interpretation using archives and artifacts, to reveal and retell the many still hidden histories of North Carolina shipwreck 31CR314, identified as Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge, that was previously the French slave ship La Concorde.
  • https://aahc.nc.gov/about-us/internship-fellowship-opportunities

2019-2020 Fellowships at the New York Historical Society

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: Depends on fellowship
  • The New-York Historical Society is now accepting applications for its prestigious fellowship program for the 2019–2020 academic year. The New-York Historical Society offers several long- and short-term fellowships during the academic year. Designed to encourage and promote the use of the institution’s diverse collections of primary and secondary sources, the fellowships are open to scholars at various times during their academic careers.
  • https://www.nyhistory.org/library/fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Center for Presidential History (CPH) at Southern Methodist University

  • Opening Date: October 31, 2018
  • Closing Date: Full review of applications will begin on December 03, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.
  • The Center for Presidential History (CPH) at Southern Methodist University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities, to begin in 2019. Applicants from all historical fields are welcome, with preference given to American history. Particular attention will be given to applicants who have demonstrated experience with web-based digital humanities development (for instance, Omeka, Java, HTML, or D3), as well as oral and/or public history. The CPH will accept applications from those who have completed their Ph.D., and from doctoral candidates who can demonstrate they are in their final year of their program. The successful candidate will spend their fellowship developing their own work, and collaborating with the CPH to develop and design the web-based presentation of the Collective Memory Project, a filmed oral history of the life and times of the George W. Bush Presidency. This ongoing project is based on more than one hundred oral history interviews conducted thus far.

Linda Hall Library 2019-2020 Fellowships

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: 01/18/2019
  • The Linda Hall Library invites doctoral students and scholars of exceptional promise to apply for its 2019/20 fellowships in the history of science and related areas of science and technology studies. Major strengths of the collection include: engineering, natural history, physical sciences, astronomy, life sciences, environmental studies, aeronautics, earth sciences, Cold War science, infrastructure studies, and mathematics. Researchers also benefit from having access to rare books and other primary sources in the Library’s History of Science Collection and supporting monographs, journals, technical standards, patents, and government reports from its general collections.
  • https://www.lindahall.org/fellowships/

Beckman Center Fellowships

The Science History Institute

2019-2020 Fellowships at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes applications from scholars of art history, archaeology, conservation and related sciences, education, as well as from scholars in other disciplines whose projects are interdisciplinary in nature and relate to objects in The Met’s collection. The tremendous diversity of fellows’ projects reflects the historic and geographic diversity of the Museum’s collection. The community of fellows becomes immersed in the intellectual life of the Museum and takes part in a robust program of colloquia, roundtable seminars, research-sharing workshops, behind-the-scenes tours of exhibitions, conversations with Museum staff, and visits to the curatorial and conservation departments. Fellows form long-lasting professional relationships as they discuss research questions, look closely at objects, and share the experience of living in New York City.

Brown Teacher Scholar Fellow in Public History

Stetson University

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled
  • Stetson University invites applicants for the Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellow in Public History. The fellow will support and help develop a vibrant Public History concentration through engaged, innovative teaching and collaboration with a diverse constituency of community partners. Stetson University invites candidates with expertise in any Public History area and with experience as a practicing Public Historian to join Stetson’s faculty. A significant element of this position includes community outreach and collaborative public history projects involving students and community partners. Administrative responsibilities include building relationships with local and regional institutions. Stetson University welcomes candidates prepared to effectively engage the diverse history of Florida and the region. This position is funded by the Cici and Hyatt Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellows Program for one year with an option for a second-year appointment after satisfactory performance.
  • https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000454719-01

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Other

Director of Special Collections and Archives

Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The Mary and Jeff Bell Library at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is seeking a dynamic, innovative Director to provide leadership, vision, and support for the library’s Special Collections and Archives Department. The Director will display an understanding of building, maintaining, and providing access to archives and special collections in a variety of formats. They will ensure the accessibility of research collections by supervising departmental personnel in processing, preserving, and describing collections according to professional standards and best practices, and in providing research assistance service to library users.
  • http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/11678429/director-of-special-collections-and-archives

OHA Records and Data Protection Officer

Oral History Society

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: December 7, 2018 at 5 p.m.
  • The Oral History Society is seeking to recruit a new trustee to fill the role of Records Data Protection Officer. The main purpose of the role is to assist the Society in dealing with the implementation of GDPR best practices. The role will suit a candidate who has a working knowledge of relevant legislation around GDPR in relation to the activities of the charity as well as a working knowledge of small charities and their operation. It is essential for the candidate to have the ability to challenge existing practices where they are felt to contradict GDPR regulations. The role will suit someone with an understanding of records management legislation and practice for small organizations. The ability to train people associated with the Oral History Society in the regulations concerning data usage would be desirable, as would knowledge of websites and data storage.
  • http://www.ohs.org.uk/ohs-records-and-data-protection-officer/

Audiovisual Conservator

Emory University

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • Reporting to the Head of Digitization and Digital Curation, the Audiovisual Conservator oversees and conducts preservation and digitization of audiovisual materials, including sound recordings, video recordings, and film. The majority of audiovisual materials in need of preservation are held in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, the University Archives, Pitts Theology Library, and the Music & Media Library. This position works closely with librarians, archivists, curators throughout the Emory University Libraries, and with outside vendors as appropriate, to assist and advise on the proper storage and ongoing preservation of audiovisual materials.
  • https://staff-emory.icims.com/jobs/28709/audiovisual-conservator/job?codes=IND&mobile=false&width=1150&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

Director, Public History Project

University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: For full consideration, all materials must be received no later than midnight, Saturday, December 1, 2018.
  • The Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in association with the Office of the Chancellor seeks an innovative and creative scholar and public historian who will create and sustain a new Public History Project on campus. This position will end on June 30, 2021; this position may be extended or become renewable. The Project Director will be responsible for linking diverse community members within and beyond the University in order to recover and acknowledge the history of exclusion on the campus, especially through the voices of those who experienced and resisted it. This project has been proposed in response to a recently completed report about the history of organizations named for the Ku Klux Klan that operated on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus in the 1910s and 1920s.
  • http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/11664308/director-public-history-project

Historian

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • SNA International, the Global Leader in Forensics, Biometrics and Identity Intelligence, is currently looking for a Historian to support the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), at the DPAA lab in Hawaii, by conducting historical research and writing, as well as assisting with related activities for DPAA’s Asia Pacific Directorate. Perform complex historical research into casualty resolution and unidentified remains interred in U.S. cemeteries. Assignments include, but are not limited to: historical reports, documentary research, oral histories, secondary source readings, geographically bounded studies, cemetery analyses, case narratives, reports of findings, and briefings to Agency leadership. Occasionally travel nationally for Family Member Updates (FMUs) and occasionally internationally for field investigations or other activities as required by Agency leadership
  • http://jobs.jobvite.com/snainternational/job/oCJK7fwW

Date Integration Specialist

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The Isabella Stewart Gardner is searching for applicants for a Data Integration Specialist. The incumbent: manages collections database (currently EmbARK by Gallery Systems) including administration of user accounts, training, user support, access and authorities, and customizations in consultation with the collection digitization project team members as applicable; acts as the primary liaison to the database vendor Gallery Systems for data conversion planning and technical support; promotes best practice policies, participates in establishing protocols and workflows, institutional standards, authority controls and documentation as needed; oversees database user manuals, style guides, and documentation; implements and maintains database integrations with application programming interfaces (API) between the collection management database and other systems; maintains data records and data integrity across database systems; works with the Head of Collection’s Access and stakeholder departments (Conservation, Archives) on legacy data integration; prepares and delivers assets to a Trusted Digital Repository in collaboration with the Collections Photographer including file editing in Adobe Software, keying in/importing metadata, creating/preparing derivative files, and creating/running scripts for bulk processing; modifies existing workflows as necessary with the new collection management database
  • https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/69368

Hatch Show Print Collection Digitization and Metadata Specialist

Nashville, TN

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has an opening for an IMLS grant-funded full-time exempt Hatch Show Print Collection Digitization & Metadata Specialist in the Digital & Library Collections Department. This is a grant funded position for 24 months. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum seeks a Hatch Show Print Collection Digitization & Metadata Specialist to digitize, create metadata, rehouse, and provide increased access to the Hatch Show Print collection; and to upload files and metadata to the Museum’s Digital Archive, CONTENTdm. Training will be provided for some aspects of the technical work, and metadata capture and workflow specific to this project. The goals of the position are to preserve, digitize, and provide organized access to the collection; to create, organize, and migrate metadata about the collection to the museum’s digital archive; and to rehouse with care unprocessed collections.
  • https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/64968/Country-Music-Foundation/Hatch-Show-Print-Collection-Digitization-Metadata-Specialist

Oral Historian, Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies

University of Minnesota

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: N/A
  • The Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies seeks to hire a creative and engaged professional to serve as Oral Historian for a two-year, grant-funded project designed to document local and national histories of community organizing, policy development, and political activism for transgender justice. This is a fixed-term position (2 years) and requires extensive domestic travel (approximately 20-40%) to hold meetings, conduct interviews, and attend conferences. The Oral Historian will work closely with the Curator of the Tretter Collection to develop and complete Phase Two of this project, and will be responsible for a wide range of tasks—including planning and outreach, conducting interviews with members of pertinent organizations, and devising robust description and digital access strategies for the completed project.
  • https://hr.myu.umn.edu/psc/hrprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=327089&PostingSeq=1&

Director of Book History and Digital Initiatives

American Antiquarian Society

  • Opening Date: 10/12/2018
  • Closing Date: Position Open Until Filled
  • The American Antiquarian Society is seeking applicants for a Director of Book History and Digital Initiatives position. Responsibilities include: developing, promoting, and coordinating seminars, workshops, and conferences; engaging with and represent AAS in the academic fields of book history and digital humanities; managing digital projects as assigned by the librarian and the vice president for programs and outreach; teaching classes and workshops, presenting and publishing on book history and digital humanities topics; promoting AAS’s digital collections and the use of digital tools to various constituents including but not limited to AAS staff, fellows, and members; working with AAS staff to identify priorities for digitization and other digital projects; creating and maintain opportunities for K-12, college and graduate student engagement with digital collections; creating and manage digital projects in cooperation with a variety of partners and stakeholders.
  • https://www.americanantiquarian.org/employment-opportunities

Digital Preservation and Curation Officer

Arizona State University Library

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: 11/14/2018
  • ASU Library is seeking to hire a highly motivated, collaborative and service-oriented information professional to assume the newly created position of Digital Preservation and Curation Officer. The Digital Preservation and Curation Officer, reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Technology Services, will work closely with Library administration and departments/units as well as University constituents to plan, develop, implement, and communicate digital preservation and curation policies, strategies, workflows, processes, and practices to ensure the long-term viability of digital assets under the Library’s stewardship. The person in this position will help to develop partnerships, programs, and capabilities to position the ASU Library, the university, and the state of Arizona with regard to exemplary digital preservation and curation processes. Additionally, this individual, representing the ASU Library, will actively participate in consortia to scaffold efforts concerning digital preservation at the local, national and international level.
  • https://lib.asu.edu/employment/digital-preservation-curation-officer

Oral History Program Assistant

Association for Diplomatic Studies & Training

  • Part-time position available for an Oral History Program Assistant
  • The deadline for applications is November 15.
  • Further Details.

Assistant Director of Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative

Brown University

  • Open Date: 08/31/2018
  • Close Date: N/A
  • Brown University is searching for applicants for an Assistant Director position. Working with the Director of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative (NAIS), the Assistant Director provides day-to-day administrative oversight and management of the Initiative’s programs and resources and coordinates with other campus departments and groups to support related activities. The Assistant Director supports the Director in the following areas: Programming: developing and managing academic planning, public events, lectures, performances, brown bag series, and workshops, among other areas; Financial management & budgeting: managing the annual budget, and supporting fundraising activities; Staff management: oversight of NAIS staff and student workers; Governance and community engagement and support: organizing and staffing meetings with various University and community constituencies, including the Steering Committee, faculty, student organizations, and local Native New England tribes; Academic development: working with relevant stakeholders to support the hiring of faculty, visitors, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students; Communications and Outreach: working with the Director to increase the visibility of NAIS activities both within Brown and in the wider community in New England, across the United States, and internationally.
  • https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/staff-careers-brown/job/University-Hall/Assistant-Director-of-Native-American-and-Indigenous-Studies-Initiative_REQ149375

Curator, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Library, Charleston, SC

  • Open Date: N/A
  • Close Date: N/A
  • The MUSC Libraries seeks a creative, service-oriented, and forward-thinking individual to join our leadership team as the Curator, Waring Historical Library. Responsibilities include: providing strategic direction for the programs of the Waring Historical Library, the University Archives, Digital Library, Macaulay Museum of Dental History, and Waring Library Society; processing and maintaining archival collections, including manuscripts, books, artifacts, art, and ephemera; documenting and scheduling conservation of materials; participating in the development of online and physical exhibits; serving as faculty advisor for the Student Medical History Club; facilitating IP 732 “Topics in the History of the Health Sciences” interprofessional elective, senior history rotations, and other student-directed research projects; responding to complex reference requests and patron services, in support of the University Archivist; presenting lectures about the history of MUSC and the history of medicine to internal and external audiences; researching and publishing public and academic history materials based on and promoting library collections.

Communications Director, Allied Media Projects

Allied Media Projects is hiring a Communications Director to work with their Executive Director and other senior staff to set the editorial direction for a multi-media, multi-channel communications strategy that tells the story of AMP’s programs and their vision for a more just, creative, and collaborative world. The Communications Director will supervise, manage, and direct a communications strategy that aims for powerful storytelling presented with beautiful and compelling design. The Communications Director will work with the Executive Director and other senior AMP staff to continuously design and refine their approach to communications.

Museum Specialist, Office of Curatorial Affairs, National Museum of American History (NMAH)

The National Museum of American History seeks applications for a Museum Specialist. This position entails caring for assigned diverse collections with a variety of conditions, values, and handling needs; creating and maintaining objects databases and supplies object information to team members; serving as Project Leader for inventory projects, reconciling objects against their accession files, assigning catalog numbers, updating the objects location and creating digital surrogates.

Curatorial Assistant, University of California, Los Angeles

Reporting to the Head of Curators and Collections and UCLA University Archivist, the Curatorial Assistant (CA) provides administrative and operational support services for a group of curators within the curatorial division of Library Special Collections (LSC), International Studies, and the Richard C. Rudolph East Asian Library.

Receptionist, Tennessee State Museum

Work includes a variety of assignments such as: budget development and maintenance; contract negotiation, development and monitoring; personnel administration; research; planning; information compilation and dissemination; procurement and property administration; grant proposal review and monitoring; forms design; and report and correspondence preparation.

Project Manager for Digital Humanities (Temporary), Rutgers University

The Project Manager for Digital Humanities (Temporary) will collaborate with media, academic and community partners to conceptualize and execute the digital, exhibition and curricular components of a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) funded Neighborhood Histories project.

Coordinator, Louisiana State University

Associate Director for Digital Collections Management and Discovery, New York Public Library

Under the direction of the Astor Director for Collections and Research Services, the Associate Director for Digital Collections Management and Discovery provides strategic and strong administrative leadership in the integration, optimization, and assessment of digital collection operations; oversees the evolving formation and implementation of a digital preservation strategy; and plays a critical role in the development of a comprehensive and cohesive digital collection strategy building on more than twenty years of NYPL leadership in engagement with digital collections.

Oral History and Folklife Research, a 501(c)(3) non profit is looking for associates/partners to help build the organization.  OHFR was founded in 2013, and has conducted oral history projects among the disability community, immigrants, hunters and sportsmen, and cannery workers.  We conduct workshops for community scholars and consult with communities regarding oral history materials. We work on a project and contract basis. when a project is funded, we work as contractors on the project, being paid from grant funds or donations raised in fundraisers.  Contact Keith Ludden kjludden@roadrunner.com or 207-458-1377.

Request for Proposal for Services, History Nebraska

Program Specialist (EDSITEment), National Foundation of the Arts and Humanities

Digital Scholarship Research Developer, The Stanford University Libraries’ Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR)

The Stanford University Libraries’ Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR) is seeking a full-time Digital Scholarship Research Developer to build sophisticated, sustainable, and generalizable tools and platforms in order to support interdisciplinary research in the computational social sciences and digital humanities at Stanford. Regular tasks will include programming, analyzing, designing, developing, deploying, modifying, and maintaining computer programs in systems of moderate size and complexity or segments of larger systems.

Digital Project Coordinator

Library of Congress

  • Opening Date: November 2, 2018
  • Closing Date: December 3, 2018
  • The Library of Congress is searching for applications for a Digital Project Coordinator. The incumbent will: develop work plans, intake specifications, and conversion specifications for image, text, and video capture specific to assigned projects. The incumbent will review digital material for quality issues and coordinate reworking (for digital reformatted material) or re-submission (for digital originals). When all material which has been ordered is reviewed, they will notify the supplier of acceptance of work. They will also oversee the preparation for and archiving of the digitized materials in a secure and stable repository.
  • https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/515726500

 

Senior Lecturer and Academic Director of Digital Studies

University of Chicago

  • Opening Date: N/A
  • Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on January 7, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled or the posting is closed
  • The Humanities Division of the University of Chicago invites applications for a Senior Lecturer and Academic Director of Digital Studies. This is a full-time, 12-month position with a three-year renewable term, beginning on July 1, 2019. Reporting to the chair of the Digital Studies faculty board, the Senior Lecturer and Academic Director of Digital Studies will have a leading role in building the Digital Studies program. His or her responsibilities will include teaching five quarter-length courses per year (normally, two in Autumn, two in Winter, and one in Spring). These may include introductory courses on computer programming and statistics as well as courses on data management, data analysis, data publication via the Web, and natural language processing. These courses are intended to teach students how to make effective use of software tools and techniques relevant to scholarship in the humanities, with emphasis on textual, visual, and sonic data related to human language, culture, and history.
  • https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=185988

 

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