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University Archivist (Revised Posting)

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Texas A&M University Libraries seeks a creative and dynamic professional to join the Texas A&M University Libraries as University Archivist. This is a non-tenure track "clinical" faculty position. Successful candidates will be expected to engage in professional service activities, consistent with the Libraries’ and University’s requirements for promotion.Reporting to the Director of Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, the University Archivist is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the University Archives and will be the primary spokesperson for Texas A&M history on behalf of the Libraries. Responsibilities include coordinating the identification, appraisal, acquisition, storage, access, preservation and disposal of university archives in both paper and electronic formats; organizing collections; creating archival based descriptions; providing online and in-house reference services. Additional responsibilities include onsite visits to investigate, assess, and acquire potential collections; participating in instructional sessions and outreach programs to the campus community; collaborating in exhibit design and fabrication; participating in digitization initiatives; and assisting in the development of the Cushing’s website.Applications:Applications received by September 13, 2013 will be given first consideration. The letter of application should address the responsibilities, qualifications, and experiences listed for the position. Please submit application letter, vita, and the names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references. References will not be contacted without contacting the candidate first and verifying permission. Send nominations and applications via email to LibrarianJob@library.tamu.edu or mailed to Pixey Mosley, Associate Dean for Administrative & Faculty Services, Texas A&M University Libraries, 5000 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-5000.An Equal Opportunity Employer, the Texas A&M University Libraries is committed to employing quality faculty who will enhance the rich diversity of our academic community. In that regard, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who are representative of the state’s diversity.Details of this position can be viewed at: http://library.tamu.edu/about/employment/faculty-positions/university-archivist.html

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