Davidson, NC: Project Archivist for Justice, Equality, & Community Archives, Davidson College

Job Opening Title: Project Archivist for Justice, Equality, and Community Archives

Institution/Organization Name: Davidson College

Job Location (City, State, Province, Country): Davidson, NC

Application Deadline: June 19, 2017

Link to job posting: http://employment.davidson.edu/cw/en-us/job/492558/project-archivist-for-justice-equality-and-community-archives

Years of experience required:

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Davidson College seeks a collaborative and innovative Project Archivist for a three-year grant-funded position. This archivist will be an active participant in a college-wide project which advances students’ understanding of structural inequalities and addresses the manifestations of justice and equality in various communities through a humanistic lens. In collaboration with the E. H. Little Library’s Research, Teaching, and Collection team, college faculty and staff, and the public at large, the archivist will enhance stewardship of and access to archival materials in order to support increased dialogue and curricular initiatives surrounding justice, equality, and community, beginning with the issue of race and religion at Davidson and in our region. The person in this position will facilitate transdisciplinary interactions in the humanities, promote original student research, and enable Davidson to develop reciprocal relationships and programming with community partners. The Project Archivist may also participate in additional archival and library-wide initiatives. Funding will be provided for professional development to maintain awareness of trends and developments within the various disciplines.

This is a fixed-term, three-year appointment. Anticipated start date: August 2017. Apply by June 19, 2017, for fullest consideration.

Candidates are asked to submit a resume and a cover letter addressing their experience and skills and how these relate to justice, equality, and community.

More information about job responsibilities and requirements and how to submit an application can be found at http://employment.davidson.edu.

Consistently ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte.
Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity, and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college’s mission.

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About Meredith Lowe

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