FW: Archival Access Coordinator/University of Alabama
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From: Angela Wright - ILL Librarian [mailto:ajwright@...]
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2001 2:20 PM
Subject: Archival Access Coordinator/University of Alabama
THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA LIBRARIES
ARCHIVAL ACCESS COORDINATOR
DESCRIPTION: The University of Alabama Libraries is seeking a dynamic,
experienced archivist for the position of Archival Access Coordinator in the
William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library. The W.S. Hoole Library is
a national resource specializing in the unique history and culture of the
state of Alabama, including the University of Alabama. The Archival Access
Coordinator works closely with the Curator and the Public and Outreach
Services Coordinator to provide access to and promote the use of the W.S.
Hoole Library collections. The W.S. Hoole Library in conjunction with the
University Libraries is actively investigating digitization projects. The
Archival Access Coordinator reports to the Curator of the W.S. Hoole Special
RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for ensuring access to manuscripts and
personal papers, audio/visual materials, photographs, realia, and other
resources in a variety of formats. Supervises two classified staff, interns,
graduate and student assistants, and volunteers. Provides reference and
research services. Assists with donors and with outreach and instructional
activities. Participates in the administration and operation of the Hoole
Library. May also serve as subject specialist and library liaison.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required: ALA- accredited M.L.S. or Masters of Archival
Studies or certification by the Academy of Certified Archivists.
Demonstrated archival experience, including processing work. User- centered
service orientation. Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication
skills. Ability to work cooperatively and collegially with department and
library colleagues and with university faculty and staff at all levels.
Initiative and flexibility. Knowledge of current trends and technological
developments in the archives field, including digitization. Evidence of
potential to meet University requirements for promotion and tenure.
Preferred: Academic library experience. Supervisory experience. Knowledge of
Southern and/or Alabama history. Graduate degree in related discipline.
Collection development experience.
The University Libraries maintains membership in the Association of Research
Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, the Coalition for Networked
Information, SOLINET, and the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries. A U.S.
Government documents regional depository, the Libraries serves Alabama
libraries and the public. The Libraries employs the Voyager Integrated
Library System and is an active participant in the Alabama Virtual Library.
The Libraries homepage may be accessed at http://www.lib.ua .edu.
SALARY/BENEFITS: 12-month tenure track appointment. Rank and salary
commensurate with qualifications and experience. Strong benefits including
professional development support and tuition fee waiver; substantial moving
allowance may be available.
TO APPLY: Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and
phone numbers of three references to:
Ms. Voni B. Wyatt, Personnel Officer
The University of Alabama Libraries
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0266
Applications received by July 15, 2001 are assured of receiving full
THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION