Job Number: P798
Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Library, College of Liberal Arts
Gore Research Center
$38,319 - $46,941; commensurate with experience
Job Summary/Basic Function
Serve as assistant archivist for grant-funded and other externally-funded projects involving the processing of archival materials and artifacts according to accepted professional standards. Create digital images of archival documents and attendant metadata for online dissemination of materials. Work with and under the direction of senior archival staff.
Required Related Experience
Six (6) months part-time experience in an archival setting with demonstrated experience in arrangement and description of manuscript or archival collections, including working with multiple media, including photographs, recorded media, oversized items, artifacts, and rare books.
Desirable Related Experience
Experience with digital platforms such as PastPerfect; experience with political archives; experience with creating digital images of documents and artifacts. Experience processing congressional collections preferred.
Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter, Resume, and One-Page Statement Required
Special Instruction to Applicants
Under "Supporting Documents," please provide a one-page statement describing archival processing experience.
MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:
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- Sick Leave
- Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
- 13 paid University holidays
- Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
- Retirement plans
- Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
- Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at https://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2022AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.
MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.
For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Review Date: October 13, 2023; for optimal consideration, please apply before September 26, 2023.
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