University of Utah Job Description
Plans, organizes, preserves and archives documents or special collections. Provides record accessioning and advice by interpreting and applying policies and industry standards. Influences policy and procedure, oversees acquisition, disposition, accessioning and safekeeping of archival materials.
Bachelor's degree in history or a related field or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) plus two years related experience required; knowledge of archival theory and storage methods required to determine proper preservation of documents and collections; demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.
Bachelor's degree in history, related field and five years archival experience may be required for some assignments.
An advanced degree in a related field or certification as a Certified Archivist (CA) or Records Manager (CRM) is preferred. This position does not provide care to patients.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
The incumbent must apply diplomacy when interacting with the University community and special collection donors. Problems arise when customers or prospective donors are unaware of proper preservation techniques or accessioning techniques. Remaining professional and calm in explaining proper methods is essential. Some collections are difficult to process due to size and complexity.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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