Professorial rank is based on academic experience and accomplishments commensurate with departmental guidelines for each academic rank. The salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and qualifications. Starting salary at assistant professor rank is $60,000.
K-State Libraries invites applications for a University Archivist faculty position (tenure track) in the Richard L.D. and Majorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. The University Archivist serves as a senior advisor to Libraries and university administration, departments, and offices in the development of K-State’s university archives program.
This is a full-time, tenure-track academic appointment carrying full faculty status and responsibilities. The candidate must have a commitment to scholarly/creative activities and professional service necessary for pursuing tenure at Kansas State University Libraries. To be successful in this position, the incumbent must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills to establish and maintain productive working relationships with colleagues in an environment where flexibility and collaboration are essential. The ideal candidate will possess a strong commitment to providing excellent customer service.
Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting thePrinciples of Community.
Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program.
Demonstrated experience in archival administration and/or records management, including knowledge of and experience with collection management systems, digital archives tools, and recordkeeping systems.
Knowledge of laws and ethics that inform archival administration activities in a higher education environment, such as acquisition, processing, reference services, providing access, and intellectual property.
Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to convey complex archival issues to diverse constituencies that include administrative units, students, faculty, student groups, affiliated organizations, and other stakeholders.