Madison, WI: Processing Archivist, University of Wisconsin – Madison


Institution/Organization Name: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Job Location (City, State, Province, Country): Madison

Application Deadline: 6/15/17

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Years of experience required: Minimum 2 years

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director of Archives and Records Management, the Processing Archivist is the primary technical services position for university archives, specializing in archival arrangement and description. This position will work on new and existing collections in a wide variety of media formats. The Processing Archivist will advise on workflow improvement, policy-setting, and technologies and tools related to archival arrangement and description. They will assist with reference and outreach activities in collaboration with colleagues in archives and the UW Libraries.

The Processing Archivist must be service-oriented and have excellent communication skills. The person in this position must have superb organizational skills and a keen attention to detail. They will work in a highly collaborative work environment, which requires an ability to work with a range of departments and colleagues across the library system.

The Libraries at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment, and we encourage candidates to apply who share these values.


About Meredith Lowe

Outreach Specialist in Continuing Education Services at UW-Madison SLIS. Erstwhile archivist.
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