Reporting to the University Archivist/Curator, the Assistant to the Archivist/Curator will process and maintain archival collections, create finding aids, preserve and catalog artifacts, assist with general preservation activities, maintain subject files, perform some clerical duties and assist patrons and visitors. The Assistant to the Archivist/Curator will help the University Archivist with special projects, research, digitization, exhibits, and other assignments as needed. The part-time assistant will work 20-hours a week, Monday-Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m.to 5:30 p.m. or at specially scheduled times. To learn more about Gumberg Library please visit http://www.library.duq.edu.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Arrange and describe archival collections from individual schools, departments, and committees.
Prepares finding-aids and other research tools for processed collections.
Provides reference or retrieval assistance for patrons requesting archival information.
Patrons may visit the Archives or make requests by phone, e-mail or fax.
Assists with the preservation of documents, books, photographs, artifacts, textiles, and other materials.
Assists with designing exhibits and displays for special events in the Library and on the university Campus.
Supervise Graduate student interns and temporary employees and assist with grant writing.
Assists with large research projects.
Performs other related job duties as assigned by the University Archivist/Curator.
Master’s Degree in Public History, Art History, or Library Science with a specialization in Archives or Museum Studies or equivalent is preferred.
Strong interpersonal, written and communication skills are required.
Ability to learn and perform assigned tasks with little supervision and be able to work cooperatively with colleagues, staff, students, and patrons.
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.
Duquesne University, a private, Catholic institution, prides itself on being mission-centered and mission-driven. Our employees contribute to our culture of academic excellence and our mission of serving God by serving students. In turn, they enjoy a supportive working environment that values individual talents, encourages teamwork and rewards accomplishments.
A nationally ranked top-tier university, Duquesne has established a legacy of excellence in liberal and professional education. Our 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows our students to work closely with expert faculty. Duquesne has also won accolades and recognition among the nation’s top 20 small research schools for our research initiatives and faculty productivity.
Situated on a 50-acre campus within the city, Duquesne provides a small-town feel in an urban setting. The Pittsburgh region offers a variety of cultural, education and professional opportunities, as well as a safe and affordable lifestyle.
We strive to attract, recruit and retain a dynamic, diverse workforce. Our employees benefit from an array of campus resources that provide convenience and cost savings, including a variety of dining options, a full-ser...vice Starbucks, a retail bank and credit union, a fitness center and year-round wellness programs and onsite parking. Employees also may take advantage of the many educational, cultural and sporting events sponsored by the university.
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