Job Opportunity — Reno, Nevada

March 29, 2019

The University of Nevada, Reno Libraries seeks an experienced and collaborative Archivist to join the Special Collections and University Archives Department as a member of the curatorial team with a primary curatorial and outreach assignment focusing on the university and greater Reno/Sparks communities. The Community and University Archivist (CUA) serves a vital role in assisting the University to foster its unique identity and sense of place, and document its significance to Nevada, the region, and the world. The CUA Archivist is responsible for appraisal of materials in all formats and will provide leadership and expertise in the Libraries’ efforts to document and preserve the history, activities, and impact of significant topical areas and regional communities. All members of the curatorial team are to seek out archival materials that add diverse voices and experiences to the department’s collections. The CUA will be a collaborative, innovative, analytical, and organized member of the department, working with a wide range of staff, campus, and community partners to develop and promote the collections and the archives in support of teaching, research, and learning. The CUA is aware of and participates in national and regional theoretical, conceptual, and practical developments in the field of archival studies, and cultivates external impact in the form of service to the profession and original research.

Required Qualifications: A MLIS or related degree and three years of related professional work experience. Related experience: with archival appraisal and donor relations, born-digital archival materials archival policy writing, archival collections management, and/or assessment of intellectual property rights pertaining to archival materials in a major research university.

For more information about the position, and to apply, please visit the UNR jobs site at https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno—Main-Campus/Archivist–Community-and-University_R0115234-1. This posting is open until filled: Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.


Early-bird Registration Deadline Approaching

March 28, 2019

Join us at the 2019 Annual Meeting in Tucson from May 15th to May 18th at the Tucson Marriott University Park.

This is the last week for early-bird registration.

Register by April 1, 2019 to take advantage of early-bird prices and save!

To register online, click here.

Three pre-conference workshops will be offered in conjunction with the meeting. See our annual meeting pages for a preliminary schedule of the sessions offered at this year’s meeting, information about booking a room at the Tucson Marriott University Park and things to do in Tucson, and the repository tours offered during this year’s meeting. We hope we’ll see you in Tucson this May!


CIMA/SSA Conference Schedule Available

March 28, 2019

The planning committees for the upcoming joint conference in May have released the preliminary schedule. This is available on the conference website.


Job Opportunity — West Valley City, Utah

March 19, 2019

The Salt Lake County Archives is seeking a full-time Digital/Reference Archivist for their facility in West Valley City. The position will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies, best practices, standards, and technologies that support discovery, access, management, and preservation of the repository’s digital collections in accordance with professional archival standards, in addition to processing of analog records. The position will also provide reference services to the public and to county agencies.

For more information about the position, and to apply, please visit the Salt Lake County jobs site at https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/nghome.guid?c=1210501&d=External&prc=RMPOD4&r=5000471589006.


Job Opportunity — Salt Lake City, Utah

March 12, 2019

The Utah State Archives is seeking a full-time Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator for their offices at the Rio Grande Building in Salt Lake City, Utah. The coordinator position is responsible for the following responsibilities:

  • Using a combination of print and electronic media to highlight agency programs, goals, and objectives.
  • Creating and editing marketing materials; such as articles, brochures, and fliers.
  • Managing the Division social media presence.
  • Designing, recommending, and managing public outreach programs.
  • Developing website and blog content.
  • Responding to requests, issues and problems from the general public.
  • Managing the recruitment and coordination of volunteers/interns.

For more information about the position, and to apply, please visit the Utah jobs site at https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/2380265/archives-outreach-and-volunteer-coordinator/agency/utah/apply. Applications are due by March 19, 2019. Salary range for the position is $19.22-$28.88/hour, with benefits.


Job Opportunity — Sacramento, California

February 21, 2019

Sacramento State seeks to fill a Library Services Specialist III in the Department of Special Collections and University Archives. This position is focused on public services and accessioning, processing, and cataloging of historical collections and institutional archives in analog and digital formats. This position directly contributes to student and faculty success by making special collections and archives materials available for research and instruction.

Applications for this positions are to be submitted through the Sacramento State jobs website: https://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/3837. Instructions on how to apply can be found at this link.


CIMA/SAA Joint Conference Registration Now Open

February 21, 2019

Registration is now open for the upcoming joint meeting to be held in Tucson in May. CIMA members can register online at the conference website — https://2019cima.southwestarchivists.org/registration/

In order to qualify for the member registration rate, CIMA members should use the code: CIMA2019MEMBER