Archivist, Special Collections

The Kelvin Smith Library seeks an archivist to join the Scholarly Resources and Special Collections team, which is dedicated to the preservation and description of, and providing access to our unique and distinctive collections. The archivist will use ArchivesSpace collection management system and Aeon automated request and workflow management system. Working within a collaborative small team setting, the archivist will provide public services to our community of users (which includes students, faculty, and researchers worldwide), including research, reference, and instruction related to our collections. The archivist will also participate in team- and library-wide initiatives, outreach efforts, and events.

The Case Western Reserve University Libraries are deeply committed to achieving racial justice, and promoting a culture of anti-racism, inclusion, equity, and diversity, so all people are welcome, heard, empowered, and valued.

qualifications Required: A Master's degree in Library with archival concentration; or Master of Archival Studies; or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline with archival concentration. Preferred: Certified Archivist by the Academy of Certified Archivists.

environment The Kelvin Smith Library is a dynamic, technology-rich, and highly collaborative organization that is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), OhioLINK, and CNI.  Supported by an endowment, the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship integrates e-research and digital scholarship services.  Founded in 1826, the University is an internationally recognized private research university serving 4,400 undergraduates and 5,650 graduate students with a full-time faculty of 3,055. Situated in Cleveland’s vibrant University Circle cultural community, CWRU is an integral partner with world-class cultural organizations such as the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Western Reserve Historical Society, the Cleveland Botanical Garden, and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.  KSL affiliate libraries include the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives.

salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Process The full job description and application information are available https://bit.ly/3lhCyxW Job ID 9231

CWRU Libraries Diversity Statement: The Case Western Reserve University Libraries are deeply committed to achieving racial justice, and promoting a culture of anti-racism, inclusion, equity, and diversity, so all people are welcome, heard, empowered, and valued.

Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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