1. Assume a variety of responsibilities related to manuscript and archival material in all formats, including selection, appraisal, arrangement and description, preservation, and access and outreach. 2. Work in libraries across university campuses to meet the needs of local, national, and international teaching and research communities. 3. Assist with management of printed collections, as assigned. 4. Assist, if necessary, with disaster recovery efforts. 5. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience processing literary manuscripts and archival collections. Graduate-level training in European literature or history. Knowledge of twentieth-century European artistic and literary movements and culture. Experience creating original MARC catalog records for manuscript material.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience processing literary manuscripts and archival collections. Graduate-level training in European literature or history. Knowledge of twentieth-century European artistic and literary movements and culture. Experience creating original MARC catalog records for manuscript material.
Posting Position Title: Librarian, Archivist
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Processing Archivist
Required Skill/ability 1: Strong knowledge of European literature or history, and broad knowledge in the humanities, as demonstrated through academic degrees, training or experience.
Required Skill/ability 2: Advanced reading knowledge of French and/or Italian.
1. Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree, with formal training in archival theory and practice. In selected instances, a post-graduate degree in museum studies or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences may be substituted for a master's degree in library science. 2. Experience arranging and describing or providing public services for manuscript and/or archival collections. 3. Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment. 4. Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice may be substituted for formal training. 5. Demonstrated knowledge of current national data content and structure standards related to the archival control of collection materials. 6. Demonstrated knowledge of archival and library management systems. 7. Demonstrated job or school experience with basic preservation and conservation standards for archival and manuscript collections. 8. Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical ability. 9. Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion. Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments (see range assigned to this description as noted in the posting position title). Librarian ranking information can be found at: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html
Internal Number: 63588BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.