Job Opportunity – Flagstaff, Arizona


The Cline Library at Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, AZ) is seeking a motivated and innovative individual to fill the position; Curator of Visual Materials. Reporting to the Coordinator for Special Collections and Archives, the Curator of Visual Materials will oversee all tasks related to the management of the library’s unique visual material holdings. The visual materials collections are the most heavily used component of the archives. The library’s interdisciplinary documentary resources focus on the Colorado Plateau and Northern Arizona University. Responsibilities include but are not limited to acquisition, processing, digitization for 24×7 global access ( ), generation of metadata, oversight of patron orders, preservation, supervision, and reference services. Formats include traditional and digital photographs, moving images, and graphics.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: An ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library/Information Science or an advanced degree in a closely related field, such as Museum Studies or Archival Administration from an accredited program. One year of experience working with photographic or other visual materials collections. College level course work in the history of photography.

For complete information on applying, minimum requirements and a detailed job description see: The Salary range is $52,000 to 55,000 DOE. Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

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