Archivist -- Missouri State University Libraries -- Springfield, MO

The Missouri State University (MSU) Libraries seeks an Archivist to be involved with all aspects of collection development and collection care for Special Collections and Archives. The Archivist is actively involved with collection decisions based on knowledge of regional history and culture, awareness of archival standards and trends, and understanding user needs. Responsibilities include processing collections to archival standards, as well as initiating and participating in outreach, reference, and collection development activities for Special Collections and Archives. The successful candidate must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. MSU is a dynamic and growing comprehensive university with over 24,000 students [missouristate.edu/about/], located in Springfield, the third largest metro area in Missouri with a vibrant population of over 500,000 https://www.missouristate.edu/about/spfdozarks.htm.

This is a 12-month, full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits. Please submit a letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. For a complete job description and to apply, visit https://jobs.missouristate.edu/. Date of first consideration: February 26, 2018. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. Missouri State University is an EO/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer and Institution.

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