Position Announcement: Library Associate for Archives and Digital Collections, Towson, MD

Library Associate for Archives and Digital Collections
Towson University’s Albert S. Cook Library
Towson, MD

Join our team at Towson! Towson University’s Albert S. Cook Library seeks a Library Associate to assist in processing and managing its archival and digital collections. As part of the Special Collections and Archives Department, this position works with the team that carries out the technical aspects of the Library’s archival, special, and digital collections programs by receiving, organizing, describing, and documenting, preserving, and providing access to records of enduring value.

Responsibilities
Creates descriptive metadata for digital files; edits controlled vocabularies; performs copy and original cataloging; develops collection guides; performs historical research and assists researchers in accessing and using materials in person and virtually; and prepares and installs exhibits.

For more information about this position see http://cooklibrary.towson.edu/…nt/employment.cfm .

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree; 2 years related experience to include describing, organizing and digitizing archival or special collections, or other relevant experience that would provide similar skills and knowledge. Highly preferred experience in an academic library or archives environment; experience working with CONTENTdm or similar digital collections software, and ability to do independent research.

Salary
31,000 year with full university benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 days holiday, personal and sick days; tuition remission; and excellent health, life and retirement plans. The position is contingent on funds being available at the time of hire.

To Apply: Please fully complete the online application and upload a cover letter and resume: https://csprd.towson.edu/…/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL

Equal Employment Opportunity
Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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