The Oklahoma State University Library seeks a highly motivated and innovative professional with a strong commitment to preservation and access to serve as Assistant Head of Archives. Among other duties, this position will be responsible for assisting the department head in carrying out the strategic goals of the department and managing the digital aspects of the Archives. This will include, among other tasks; supervision and administration; preservation and curation of born-digital files and analog materials converted to digital; development and implementation of electronic record workflows; coordination with metadata specialists for access, preservation, and discovery purposes; conversion of analog materials to appropriate digital formats; and the processing of digital materials in a wide variety of formats.
The Assistant Head is a member of the OSU Library faculty reporting to the Head of the Archives, but this position will also work closely with other departments in the Library, including with the Heads of Digital Resources and Discovery Services and the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program. Close cooperation and indirect reporting relationships with other library administrators are required of all library faculty. This is a tenure track position with anticipated initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. A full position announcement is available at: http://www.library.okstate.edu/about/jobs/
Required Qualifications: (Please address these qualifications in your application materials.)
Deadline: Application review begins on May 1, 2017, and continues until position is filled. Candidates should make application through the University’s online application process at: https://jobs.okstate.edu You may contact Jackie German, Senior Manager of Business Operations, Edmon Low Library, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078-1071. (405) 744-6324. Candidates will be asked to make a presentation to library faculty and staff.
Oklahoma State University is an AA/EEO/E-Verify employer committed to diversity. Hiring contingent upon available funding.