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Archivist for Faculty Papers

Organization: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Date Posted: 2/22/2014
City: Champaign
Location: Illinois
Country: United States
Primary Category: Position Closed - Do Not Apply

Description & Details

Position Available:  Position available immediately after closing. This is a 100%, twelve-month, tenure-system appointment.

Duties and Responsibilities:  Working under the direction of the Archivist for Music and Fine Arts, the Associate Archivist for Faculty Papers is responsible for strategic leadership to acquire, preserve and steward the professional and personal archives of University of Illinois faculty (i.e., "faculty papers”) initially those in the College of Fine and Applied Arts.   


Required:  MLS from an ALA accredited library school with a concentration in archival theory and practice, or an equivalent degree; Working knowledge of the accepted standards of the archives profession; Minimum of one year of experience working in an academic  or governmental  archives  or special collections repository; Supervisory experience.

Strong written and oral communication skills; Ability to meet research and publication requirements for promotion and tenure; Ability to read music.  See for preferred qualifications.

How to Apply / Contact

To Apply:  To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.  

Deadline:  In order to ensure full consideration, applications and nominations must be received by March 18, 2014.


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About MLA

The Music Library Association is the professional association for music libraries and librarianship in the United States. Founded in 1931, it has an international membership of librarians, musicians, scholars, educators, and members of the book and music trades. Complementing the Association’s national and international activities are eleven regional chapters that carry out its programs on the local level.