The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Archivist (R97463). This position is assigned to the UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture and is responsible for organizing archival collections and for providing assistance to patrons. This position participates in identifying manuscript processing priorities that have maximum appeal and broadest impact for academic study and community engagement. Large political collections are part of the portfolio for this position as well as public outreach related to these collections and others. This position acts as liaison with faculty and other scholars on the content of the collections and its possible use in research and publication. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.
Required Education or Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in a field related to archives work and have two (2) years of relevant experience.
Preferred Education and/or Experience: Master’s degree in a field related to archives work.
Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/ . Incomplete applications will not be considered.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
UALR is a metropolitan university that provides a dynamic learning environment in Arkansas's thriving capital city. Little Rock, the capital city, is situated on the banks of the Arkansas River in Pulaski County. It is home to what is known as a thriving New South culture. The city offers world class attractions, including the Clinton Presidential Library. Little Rock’s storied history provides... residents with access to its role in America. One can learn about Central High School’s place in the civil rights movement and explore Heifer Village, where a world free of hunger can be imagined. Virtually visit Little Rock at http://www.arkansas.com/places-to-go/cities-and-towns/city-detail.aspx?city=Little+Rock