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Project Archivist (part time, term)

  • Kent State University
  • Kent, OH
  • Entry-Level
  • Part-Time

About this Job

Special Collections and Archives, Kent State University Libraries seeks a Project Archivist to perform archival appraisal, arrangement and description of archival collection(s) held by the unit. This position will complete processing work as outlined in the unit’s processing plan for the collection(s) included in the project. The Project Archivist is a temporary, part-time position funded through June 30, 2023 for the initial phase of the project. May be renewed, depending on funding availability, for future phases. Maximum of 24 hours per week.



Required Qualifications

MLS, MLIS, or MS from an ALA-accredited program of library and/or information science
Experience in processing archival collections.

Desired Qualifications

Coursework in archival administration
Prior work experience in a special collections/archives setting
Demonstrated knowledge of archival arrangement and description practices
Record of completing complex projects with time constraints

Employer Statement

Disclaimer: The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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Posted On: Nov 21, 2022 / This posting expires: Dec 19, 2022