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*Position Title: Assistant Archivist*
*Classification: PAE-3RS*
*Job number: 15552*

Plan and manage digitization and encoding projects, which includes acting
as liaison between the Archives and any offices sponsoring digital imaging
projects and the Libraries' Digital Collections Services department, as
well as developing and updating procedures for digital imaging projects
undertaken by the Archives. Provide in-depth reference services to include
serving as contact for reference questions during regular, assigned hours
as the on-call staff member and determining search strategies by means of
reference interviews and knowledge of sources and assist patrons in
locating pertinent records; maintain accurate and complete user statistics;
continuously improve upon knowledge of collections and IU history so as to
enhance reference service. Supervise temporary employees to include
recruiting, hiring, training and evaluating. Develop appropriate and
well-conceived projects; provide temporary employees with clear
instructions on their responsibilities; and regularly monitor their
progress and be available and receptive to their questions and problems.
Act as the Archives registrar, accurately and expediently accessioning
incoming collections; creating preliminary inventories and advising other
Archives staff as appropriate. Participate in departmental outreach
activities, including regular contributions to the departmental blog and
assisting in exhibition preparation.

*Qualifications:* Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure
that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover
letter required.

Master’s degree in Library Science, Archival Management, Information
Science, or similar field of study. Two years in an archives or special
collections repository, preferably with responsibilities related to the
description and digitization of archival materials. Strong knowledge of XML
languages and descriptive standards such as EAD, TEI, and DACS; working
knowledge of MARC standards; strong information technology skills including
Microsoft Office and use of discovery tools; strong knowledge of archival
practices, particularly in an academic setting; strong project management
skills; ability to communicate effectively with users and donors, and to
work in a team environment; demonstrated supervisory skills. Ability to
lift boxes weighing up to 40 pounds overhead; ability to work in an
environment in which exposure to materials containing dust and mold is a
possibility. May require long periods of sitting and using a computer