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  • A.J. Wright
    fyi..aj wright // ajwright@uab.edu ... From: Dwayne Cox [mailto:COXDWAY@groupwise1.duc.auburn.edu] Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 4:57
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      From: Dwayne Cox [mailto:COXDWAY@...]
      Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 4:57 PM
      To: ARCHIVES@...
      Subject: Job Announcement

      Assistant Archivist for Arrangement and Description:  Auburn University Libraries, Auburn, AL, seek a knowledgeable and enthusiastic archivist to assume overall responsibility for the arrangement and description of archival and manuscript holdings for a 12 month tenure track position.  This will include supervision of graduate assistants and other personnel involved in arrangement and description activities; creation of finding aids for archival and manuscript collections; preparation of USMARC catalog records of archival and manuscript collections for addition to the OCLC database; the posting of finding aids to the web in HTML; participation in reference services in the Department of Special Collections & Archives.  Position reports to the Head of Special Collections & Archives.  REQUIRED:  An ALA-accredited MLS with graduate level training in archival administration beyond the introductory course level, or an M.A. degree in history with graduate level training in archival administration beyond the introductory course level (candidates with an ALA-accredited MLS or an M.A. degree in history may substitute for the graduate level training in archival administration any relevant experience and a demonstrable knowledge of archival arrangement and description), or an M.A. degree in archival administration; strong and effective verbal and written communication skills; commitment to excellence; and adaptability, flexibility, and ability to contribute collegially and productively in a team environment.  PREFERRED:  Working knowledge of EAD and computer applications software; supervisory experience; understanding and familiarity of USMARC cataloging format; knowledge of and the ability to create HTML documents; and a record of scholarly, professional, and research activity. 
      Benefits include 20 days vacation; 12 days sick leave; participation in state teachers retirement (mandatory); other additional voluntary retirement plans available; health/life/disability insurance.  Salary $39,050 minimum.  Application review process begins May 1, 2002 and continues until a candidate is recommended for appointment.  Complete application must include resume, names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the verification of the individuals eligibility for employment in the United States.  Apply to:  Kerry Ransel, Human Resource Specialist, Archivist Search Committee, RBD Library, Auburn University, Auburn, AL  36849-5606, e-mail:  ranseka@....  AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
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