2 Job Postings at UA Little Rock: Archivist, Metadata Archivist

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Hello BitCurator Users. If this type of post is not allowed, my apologies. I'd like to share with you all 2 open positions at the UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture. Come work with me! Feel free to message me directly if you have any questions. Thanks!

R0004417– Archivist

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites applicants for a full-time Archivist (R0004417) position at its primary facility at the Center for Arkansas History and Culture in the RiverMarket District of downtown Little Rock. UA Little Rock operates its archives in partnership with the Central Arkansas Library System with which it works on a variety on initiatives.

Applicants are expected to provide exceptional patron assistance, collection development advice and have knowledge and use of manuscript processing techniques including familiarity with DACS and EAD for digital encoding of manuscript and archival finding aids. Applicants will also assist in the coordination of educational and public outreach programs and must have excellent communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially across units and departments is essential. Part of the position’s responsibilities will include taking the lead on sorting, categorizing, arranging and describing large political collections. 

Experience with ArchivesSpace is preferred. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Required education and experience: Master’s degree, plus two years related experience; must be highly motivated, flexible and have the ability to work in a variety of educational settings; must have demonstrated interpersonal skills, sensitivity to and the ability to relate to program participants; must have a personal vehicle for travel; must have a valid driver’s license; must have the ability to work some hours outside of normal office hours, evenings, and weekends.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background and financial history check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify any applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.


R0004416–Metadata Archivist

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites applicants for a full-time Metadata Archivist (R0004416) position at its primary facility at the Center for Arkansas History and Culture in the RiverMarket District of downtown Little Rock. UA Little Rock operates its archives in partnership with the Central Arkansas Library System with which it works on a variety on initiatives.

Applicants are expected to provide exceptional patron assistance, collection development advice and have knowledge and use of manuscript processing techniques including familiarity with DACS and EAD for digital encoding of manuscript and archival finding aids. The Metadata Archivist contributes to quality control of metadata operations and maintains documentation on best practices, and provides ongoing support of the Center’s use of ArchivesSpace. The Metadata Archivist is expected to collaborate across the unit on ArchivesSpace implementation and use. Applicants will also assist in the coordination of educational and public outreach programs and must have excellent communications skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially across units and departments is essential. Part of the position’s responsibilities will include taking part in an executive committee directing a large National Endowment for the Humanities Grant. 

Experience with ArchivesSpace is preferred. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Required education and experience: Master’s degree is preferred; must be highly motivated, flexible and have the ability to work in a variety of educational settings; must have demonstrated interpersonal skills, sensitivity to and the ability to relate to program participants; must have a personal vehicle for travel; must have a valid driver’s license; must have the ability to work some hours outside of normal office hours, evenings, and weekends.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background and financial history check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify any applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

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