Processes archival and photography collections according to department and professional standards. Creates finding aids compliant with archival metadata standards. Coordinates creation of cataloging records with Technical Services. Collaborates in developing and documenting new archival procedures and updating existing guidelines and procedures. Manages the long and short term planning for processing collections. Works directly with campus departments to coordinate the development, management, and use of the University Archives records collections. Provides consultations, workshops, and training to campus departments for managing print and electronic records. Coordinates transfers to University Archives, updates descriptive records, and builds partnerships with campus departments and committees. Works closely with Alumni Affairs. Conducts archival reference, outreach, and instruction.
At the time of appointment, an ALA-accredited Master's degree in Archives or Library/Information Science with an emphasis on formal archival education and training, OR a Master's degree in history, American Studies, or other relevant discipline, with experience in archives, archival course work, or archival Early career archivists encouraged to apply.
One year of experience working in an archives, special collections, or comparable setting (may include as an intern, volunteer, or student worker).
Familiarity with EAD, DACS, and other archival standards. Excellent computer skills, including experience with a collection management system such as ArchivesSpace or
Physical ability to lift archival boxes weighing up to 40 pounds and to push a loaded cart weighing up to 200
At least six months of archival processing
Demonstrated ability and initiative in reference, outreach, and
Demonstrated knowledge of creating and managing digital
Supervisory and project management experience.
Additional Salary Information: This position is a full time (40 hours/week), 12-month library faculty appointment at anticipated rank of Librarian I. Salary commensurate with experience—minimum salary $49,500. The successful candidate will be expected to meet library and university requirements for reappointment, promotion, and permanent status.
About University of Maryland, Baltimore County
UMBC, an honors university serving more than 11,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students, is one of two public universities in Maryland to achieve the “doctoral/research university-extensive” Carnegie classification. Located just outside Baltimore and 45 minutes from Washington, DC, the campus is growing rapidly under dynamic leadership.Our UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. We will advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds. The successful candidate will join a department with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, and will be expected to contribute actively to these efforts