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History Colorado – Guest Service Ambassador

Guest Service Ambassador
Service Systems Associates, Inc. (SSA), the provider of guest services at the History Colorado Center has Guest Service Ambassador Positions available. SSA is a, Denver based, family owned company with over 50 accounts nationwide. We are a leading provider of guest services to cultural attractions with opportunity for career growth.
Visit us at http://www.kmssa.com.

What you get to do!
-Work with museum operations team
-Be a part of a unique museum environment focused on the history of Colorado
-First Point of contact for museum visitors
-Process admissions and membership transactions
-Treat each guest with SUPERIOR, OUTSTANDING, FRIENDLY service.
-Inform museum visitors about programs, events, exhibits and general museum guidelines
-keep the admissions and museum organized, stocked, clean and visually appealing

Skills and Characteristics we are looking for!
-Can Do attitude
-Passion for Colorado History
-Flexible Work Schedule (days and Weekends)
-Ability to work in fast paced environment
-Team Player
-Loves what they do
What We Offer!
-Employee Meal Program
-401K
-Career Advancement
-Family company who cares

The Legal Stuff!
-Service Systems Associates is an EEOE and a satisfactory background check must be completed before being hired
-Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
-Must be able to move and/or lift items that may be heavy
-Satisfactory background check
To apply for the Guest Service Ambassador position visit:  http://jobs.schedulefly.com/post-4043.aspx

History Colorado – Curator of Archives

Curator of Archives

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Salary
$4,583.33 – $4,835.00 Monthly
Location
Denver Metro, CO
Job Type
Full Time
Department
History Colorado
Job Number
GCA-09413-1017
Closing
10/19/2017 11:59 PM Mountain
DESCRIPTION
BENEFITS
QUESTIONS
Department Information
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If you are considering a career opportunity with the goal of making a difference, consider joining the dedicated people at History Colorado. Our professionals inspire generations to find wonder and meaning in our past and to engage in creating a better Colorado. The History Colorado Center is a location convenient to downtown shopping, restaurants, and cultural facilities in the Golden Triangle district. In addition to a great location and rewarding, meaningful work, we offer:

Your choice of one of two strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including PERA Defined Benefit Plan or the PERA Defined Contribution Plan
Employee wellness programs
Medical and dental health plans
Paid life insurance plan plus additional optional coverage
Free short-term disability coverage plus optional long term disability
10 paid holidays per year plus paid opportunities to volunteer in the community
Generous paid vacation and sick leave benefits
Excellent work-life programs and more

HISTORY COLORADO has a strong commitment to diversity and cultural competence. We welcome responses from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Description of Job

History Colorado’s collection of original documentary materials and artifacts are central to our mission of “Inspiring generations to find wonder and meaning in our past and to engage in creating a better Colorado.” The collection spans curatorial disciplines and typologies and, while recognizing there are issues and collecting goals unique to each curatorial area, staff works collaboratively to research, document, share, and preserve the people, places, and stories of Colorado history.

History Colorado collects in three main areas: archives, artifacts, photography & film. The archives collection includes books, maps, newspapers, serial publications, oral histories, sound recordings, ephemera, and over 8000 linear feet of manuscripts. For more information about the collection please visit: http://www.historycolorado.org/researchers/archives

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Oversees, management, acquisition, research, and interpretation of the archives collection.
Builds a meaningful collection for the 21st century through the pursuit of a purpose-driven acquisition and deaccessioning programs tied to institutional vision and goals and the development and implementation of an updated collection plan in collaboration with other curatorial departments.
Improves physical and intellectual control of and access to collection resources through processing and documentation in coordination with Collections Management and Registration.
Supervises contract staff, volunteers, and interns
Works with the Library and Research Center staff to provide and expand broad public access to collection resources through digital means, on-site physical access, and improving documentation to address patron access needs including the creation and revision of finding aids/collection guides
Uses a variety of approaches to outreach including public presentations, education programs, scholarship, social media, responding to patron and scholarly inquiries, and collaboration with other departments and divisions to realize the collection’s full potential as an interpretive and educational tool and a resource for understanding Colorado history.
Promotes the mission and goals of History Colorado through cultivating and sustaining relationships with donors, community groups, colleague institutions, partner organizations, educators, and researchers.
Participates in the exhibit development process which may include serving as a content specialist, collections resource, or exhibit developer depending on the project and team composition.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited institution with a specialization in archives and records management, or a master’s degree in history, American Studies, or other relevant discipline, with significant experience in archives, archival course work, or archival certification.

Also Required:

Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice and proven ability in processing, preservation, and digitization of archival collections.
Knowledge of museum and archival collection standards and best practices and experience with information management techniques and database systems used in museums.
A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience working with archival collections in a museum or other collecting institution with a public audience.
Good communication skills, both written and oral, including evidence of writing and presenting public programs for a variety of audiences.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse community groups, colleagues, researchers, donors, and partner organizations.
Demonstrated cataloging experience with the MARC format and application of professional standards to archival processing and description, including DACS, LC name authorities, and LCSH
Demonstrated experience writing finding aids to archival collections using ArchivesSpace, Archivists’ Toolkit, or EAD
Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision collaboratively in a team environment.
Experience supervising staff, volunteers, and interns.
Familiarity with collecting, preserving, and providing access to born digital materials
THE PREFERRED CANDIDATE CAN SUCCESSFULLY DEMONSTRATE:

The successful candidate will be a forward thinking and dynamic individual who possesses a passion for preserving and sharing the past and a belief in the power of original documents/photographs/artifacts and the stories they embody to engage people in making personal connections to history through research, exhibit experiences, and educational programs. A creative imagination, the ability to recognize and deal with sensitive issues and diverse cultures, and a willingness to step outside the traditional curatorial role are highly desirable as are:
Knowledge of Colorado history and the history of the American West.
Innovation in curatorial practice to engage audiences with collections in meaningful ways.
Familiarity with EOS.WEB or other OPAC system and the application of DublinCore metadata standars.
Experience with strategic planning for archival projects and the ability to manage a broad variety of tasks in response to varying time pressures with shifting priorities and constraints.
Successful grant-writing and administration experience.
Familiarity with the challenges of oral history collecting, cataloging/transcribing, preservation, and access.
Experience developing exhibits in a team environment.
Experience prioritizing collections for digitization projects, including familiarity with the nuts and bolts of the scanning/editing/metadata assignation process.
Supplemental Information

Additional requirements for this position:

Ability to work occasional evenings and to travel by car or air, typically for periods of less than one week in duration.
Ability to lift boxes of up to 40 lbs. from 14 ft. shelves while on a ladder
Successful candidate must pass a criminal history background check prior to hire.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/1868303/curator-of-archives

Colorado State University – Assistant Professor of Public History

The Department of History, Colorado State University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Public History, with specialization in digital history and/or new media. More details and application submission site can be found at: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/50009.

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art – Museum Educator for Art Stop on the Go

JOB POSTING: Museum Educator for Art Stop on the Go in Arapahoe County
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program Art Stop on the Go in Arapahoe County. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Education Coordinator and Library Staff.

BMoCA’s Education Department is comprised of programs for all ages and focuses on reaching a diverse audience. BMoCA has built a strong platform for fostering creativity through unique educational opportunities in our community.

Art Stop on the Go is an after-school art workshop for 5-12 year olds, held 1-2 times a month at each of the five participating libraries.

BMoCA believes the right candidate for this position will have an innate belief in the power of education to facilitate greater understanding of BMoCA’s exhibitions, art, the community around us, and our own humanity. We are searching for a well-qualified candidate with experience in art education.
Duties include but are not limited to:
o Planning, organizing, and teaching Art Stop on the Go
o Working with the Director of Education and staff
o Coordinating between the libraries and BMoCA Staff
o Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program
o Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to the library’s audience and the public
o Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed

Character/Qualities:
o Organized, enthusiastic, proactive, and enjoys building and promoting programs
o Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
o Thrives in creative, team environments and working collaboratively with staff
o Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources
o Enjoys outreach and building collaborations between multiple constituencies

Qualifications:
o 1 year of experience in art education
o Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, teaching certification, and museum experience preferred
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
o Must have a reliable mode of transportation to travel to libraries located throughout Arapahoe County.

Compensation and benefits:
This position will be on a contract basis and compensation will be commensurate upon experience. The Museum Educator will also enjoy the benefit of free admission to BMoCA and its programming while teaching Art Stop on the Go. Health insurance and vacation are not included with this position.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and experience, a resume, and a list of at least two professional references with contact information to nicoleroush@bmoca.org. No phone calls please.

Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Start Date: Immediately

About BMoCA:
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is a catalyst for creative experiences through the exploration of significant art of our time.
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is located at 1750 13th Street in downtown Boulder, Colorado. The museum’s hours are Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–5pm; closed Monday. Museum admission is $1. Free admission to the museum is offered to members and children under the age of 12.
www.bmoca.org
303.443.2122

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art – Museum Educator for ARTlab

JOB POSTING: Museum Educator for ARTlab at Justice High School and Boulder Preparatory School
BMoCA is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program ARTlab at Justice High School and Boulder Preparatory School. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Education Coordinator.

BMoCA’s Education Department is comprised of programs for all ages and focuses on reaching a diverse audience. BMoCA has built a strong platform for fostering creativity through unique educational opportunities in our community.

ARTlab is a fine arts program designed by BMoCA to engage Boulder County’s most underserved high school students. ARTlab strives to empower youth to build a positive future for themselves using visual arts as a language of self-expression and a tool for building self-esteem. ARTlab takes place every Wednesday and Thursday at Justice High School (JHS) and every Friday at Boulder Preparatory School.

BMoCA believes the right candidate for this position will have an innate belief in the power of education to facilitate greater understanding of BMoCA’s exhibitions, art, the community around us, and our own humanity. We are searching for a well-qualified candidate with experience in art education.

Duties include but are not limited to:
– Planning, organizing, and teaching ARTlab
– Working with the Public Program Manager and staff
– Coordinating between Justice High School and BMoCA Staff
– Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program
– Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to Justice High School, Boulder Preparatory School, and the public
– Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed

Character/Qualities:
– Organized, enthusiastic, proactive, and enjoys building and promoting programs
– Experience working with underserved or at-risk populations
– Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
– Thrives in creative, team environments and working collaboratively with staff
– Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources
– Enjoys outreach and building collaborations between multiple constituencies

Qualifications:
– 1 year of experience in art education
– Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, teaching certification, and museum experience preferred
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
– Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities

Hours & Schedule:
This position will begin immediately. ARTlab occurs twice a week at Justice High School, and once a week at Boulder Preparatory School.

Compensation & benefits:
This position will be on a contract basis and compensation will be commensurate upon experience. The Museum Educator will also enjoy the benefit of free admission to BMoCA and its programming while teaching ARTlab. Health insurance and vacation are not included with this position.

To Apply:
Please submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and experience, a resume, and a list of at least two professional references with contact information to nicoleroush@bmoca.org. No phone calls please.

Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.
Start Date: Immediately
About BMoCA:
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is a catalyst for creative experiences through the exploration of significant art of our time.

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is located at 1750 13th Street in downtown Boulder, Colorado. The museum’s hours are Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–5pm; closed Monday. Museum admission is $5 for adults; $4 for seniors, students, and educators. Free admission to the museum is offered to members and children under the age of 12.
www.bmoca.org
303.443.2122

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

Molly Brown House Museum – Docent (PT)

PART-TIME DOCENT

Position Summary:
Docents at the Molly Brown House Museum lead groups of guests through the Museum and should be interested in history, be able to speak clearly in front of large and small groups, have a flexible schedule and be dependable. This position is for approximately 9-12 hours/week and will include both weekday and weekend shifts. The rate of pay is $10.00/hr. For immediate start, training will be provided.

Qualifications:
Previous experience working directly with the public is necessary. Previous museum, docent, volunteer, or public speaking experience, and Spanish proficiency are all preferred. An interest in history and storytelling is preferred to facilitate training and the ability to engage guests and place Margaret Brown’s life in context.

Physical/Mental Requirements:
This position requires walking or standing to a significant degree. Physical demands associated with the essential functions include reaching, handling, talking and/or hearing (ordinary conversation) and seeing (near and far acuity, depth perception, field of vision, accommodation and color vision).

Required are the abilities to apply principles of logic or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; to interpret a variety of technical instructions in various forms; to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; to utilize spatial, visual and tactile discrimination; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and volunteers, supervisory staff, other organizations and agencies, and the general public.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Historic Denver, Inc., the parent company of the Molly Brown House Museum, is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by state or local law. Prospective employees are subject to a background check.

Resumes accepted by e-mail only to: kpopetz@mollybrown.org
For Immediate Hire

The Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation – Museum Registrar

The Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation (HMWF) is currently seeking candidates for the position of Museum Registrar. The Registrar is responsible for tracking and caring for all collections objects and archives in the care of the HMWF. The Registrar ensures that both internal and external stakeholders can efficiently utilize the collections in a manner that ensures the safety of all objects. This is a full-time position and reports to the Museum Manager. This position may supervise interns and volunteers working in collections. Salary for this position will be between $32,000 and $38,000, commensurate with experience and other qualifications.

Strongly Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Museum Studies, History, or a related field.
• Two years of experience in museum collections work.

Desirable Qualifications:
• Experience managing ArchivesSpace or a similar collections management database.
• Knowledge of WWII and Japanese American history.
• Ability to read Japanese.

The Registrar is responsible for the below duties:

Collections Care:
• Receive potential acquisitions and review the appropriateness of items to the collecting goals of the HMWF. Accession and catalogue accepted donations.
• Recommend deaccession of collection items that do not meet collecting goals.
• Pack and unpack, process, and condition report all incoming and outgoing artifact loans. Review all outgoing loan requests. Arrange shipping for all loans.
• Inventory collections and maintain an accurate and accessible collections database. Track locations for temporary custody objects, loaned objects, and new acquisitions.
• Communicate effectively with lenders, donors, and other interested parties. Complete and maintain all necessary loan and gift paperwork.
• Monitor and regularly report on environmental conditions in artifact storage and exhibit areas.
• Monitor condition of objects and archives and make recommendations for cleaning, conservation, and security when appropriate.
• Organize collections storage areas to provide safe storage and easy access.

Exhibit Development:
• Create safe and efficient packing solutions for traveling exhibits developed by the HMWF. Work with Museum Manager and Communications and Design Manager to draft accompanying guidelines on packing and unpacking, condition reporting, and object handling.
• Work with staff to develop temporary exhibits, suggesting potential objects related to topics and themes.
• Develop and maintain a rotation schedule for objects in the permanent exhibit.
• Assist with the preparation and installation of exhibits, especially where the exhibition of collections objects is involved.

Administrative:
• Work with the HMWF board and staff to develop collections procedures, plans, and policies that reflect best museum standards and practices.
• Assist with the execution and reporting of grants, where applicable. Suggest areas where grant funding is needed to the Grant Writer. Notify the Grant Writer of grant opportunities discovered through professional connections.
• Schedule, monitor, and assist researchers requesting to work with the HMWF collections.
Professional Development:
• Represent the HMWF at professional conferences and meetings.
• Establish relationships beneficial to the HMWF with museum professionals from other institutions.

Visitor Services:
• Serve as front desk staff, assisting guests and providing background on the site and museum, approximately 8 hours per week during the on-season. Assist with special events and programs as needed.

The Registrar may also be responsible for other duties, as assigned.

To Apply:
• Submit a cover letter and resume to Dakota Russell, Museum Manager, at dakota@heartmountain.org.
• The application period closes on October 2, 2017.

The Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation is an “At Will” employer. Employment, compensation, and/or benefits can be terminated, with or without cause, and with or without notice, at the option of either the HMWF or the employee.

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History – Invertebrate Collections Manager

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History invites applications for an Invertebrate Collections Manager position. We seek an individual with interests in non-insect invertebrates to guide the continued growth and management of the physical collections and associated resources including archives and paper records, databases, and genomic resources. Our museum is a world-class natural history institution nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Boulder, Colorado. The Invertebrate Collection houses approximately 870,000 specimens of molluscs, and other non-insect marine, freshwater, and terrestrial invertebrates. Most holdings are from Colorado and the southern Rocky Mountain region, and enhanced by wider U.S. and international collections.

Minimum Qualifications: M.S. degree in relevant field (Biology, Zoology, or Museum Studies) or Bachelor’s degree with at least three years’ experience as a full-time zoology collection manager.

Preferred Qualifications: experience in supervisory roles, fieldwork, grant writing, and/or bioinformatics; proficiency with the taxonomy, nomenclature, preparation, and preservation of invertebrate specimens and their DNA.

The position also requires knowledge on management of zoological collections, including cataloging & accessioning specimens, processing loans, providing regulations & permits for zoology collections, and using electronic databases. Additional required skills include demonstrable attention to detail and accuracy, excellent teamwork and communication skills, ability to interface professionally with the university, public, governmental & research communities, and ability to manage projects, students, and volunteers.

Duties include: Assists curator in the management of invertebrate collections to ensure all care and maintenance procedures necessary for specimen conservation; loans; permitting; collection use for research, teaching, exhibits, and public programs; supervision of student assistants and volunteers; databasing, web access, and reporting; museum & local community service; help establish & nurture mutually beneficial relationships with individuals, schools, colleges, universities, and relevant organizations. The collection manager will work with the Invertebrate Curator to develop policy and procedures; grow the collection; write grant proposals; participate in informal (or formal) teaching and training of museum techniques through the collections; aid in shared administrative duties, and develop and implement a long term collections strategy in reference to American Association of Museums accreditation requirements, standards, and best practices.

This position is an 85% appointment (34 hrs/week) for the first two years. It will become a 75% appointment (30 hrs/week) starting the third year. The salary for the 85% appointment is 39-42K commensurate with experience, plus benefits. It will be adjusted accordingly for the 75% appointment. There is the possibility that the salary may be supplemented with external grants to reach 100% appointment.

To Apply: Applicants must apply online at https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=11075&lang=en. Applicants will need to provide a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position. Position is open until 15 October 2017. Contact: Invertebrate Curator, Dr. Jingchun Li, jingchun.li@colorado.edu.

The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

University of Wyoming – Digital Archivist

University of Wyoming
Job Title: Digital Archivist
Archivist, Assistant ETT
Job ID:
9041
Location:
Main Campus
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
FLSA Status:
Exempt
Department:
20500
AHC/American Heritage Center
Date Opened:
08/31/2017
Closes at 11:59PM MT on
09/30/2017
The Digital Archivist is responsible for the acquisition, stewardship, and discovery of archival content in digital form. They will apply core archival principles of appraisal and description to documentation which is “born digital” and ensure that archival digital content is stable, discoverable, and persistent.

Supports the academic mission of the University of Wyoming:

Digital Archives: Develops and executes processes enabling effective and efficient acquisition, appraisal, ingest, preservation and management of born-digital (and hybrid) archival collections. Works with a variety of stakeholders including, University Libraries, Information Technology, donors / creators of collections, and AHC archivists and staff to ensure stewardship and technical needs are met, in line with standards and best practices for metadata, curation, rights management, and access.
Professional Practice: Identifies, appraises, and curates born-digital content in existing manuscript and archival collections and University records. Solicits born-digital records and consults with record creators to achieve the transfer of content into the repository. Works closely with the AHC University Archivist to manage University electronic records in compliance with disposition schedules. Serves as a resource for colleagues within AHC, at UW, and around the state for information and support in best practices for the acquisition, description, management and preservation of born digital content in an archival setting. Creates and maintain appropriate workflows, staffing, hardware and software to ensure ingest, description, access and stewardship of born digital content.
Hires, trains and supervises student employees. Maintains high level of knowledge and awareness of best practices and emerging technologies and trends in the area of digital curation, metatdata standards, digital forensics, and digital asset management systems.
Instructional Support and Classroom Teaching: May deliver instruction, develop campus learning opportunities, and supervise graduate research assistants and interns.
Acquisitions: Engages in additional collection development activities to enrich the AHC’s holdings.
Research and/or creative activity.
University and professional service.
The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications
MA or MLS/MLIS with an archival concentration and two years of experience working with digital content.
Knowledge of digital forensic tools for harvesting, managing and preserving born-digital materials, with preservation and access platforms for digital content.
Familiarity with metadata standards such as DACS, EAD, Dublin Core, MODS, PREMIS. Demonstrated experience processing born-digital collections and capturing disk images from legacy media.
Demonstrated understanding of archival principles and practices.
Demonstrated capacity for (or evidence of) service and scholarship consistent with the requirements of faculty archivists at the AHC.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills
Desired Qualifications
Digital Archivist Specialist (DAS) certification;
Programming, scripting and querying skills,
Additional advanced degree, and
Experience applying computational, mapping, or visualization tools to digital resources.
Required Materials
Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume and contact information for three work-related references.

Hiring Statement
The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

Welcome to Laramie
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. Wyoming is investing in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach.

The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and is a cultural center for the state. Located on a high plain between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountain ranges, Laramie has more than 300 days of sunshine a year and is near year-round outdoor activities that include skiing, hiking, camping, bicycling, fishing and climbing.

The community provides the advantages of a major university and a distinctive identity as an important city in a frontier state. Laramie is near many of Colorado’s major cities and university communities (Fort Collins: 1 hour; Boulder: 1.5 hours; Denver: 2 hours; Colorado Springs; 4 hours).

To apply online, please go to: https://jobs.uwyo.edu/psp/EREC/UWEXTERNAL/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=6

University of Wyoming American Heritage Center – University Archivist

University of Wyoming American Heritage Center
Job Title: University Archivist
Archivist, Assistant ETT
Job ID:
9032
Location:
Main Campus
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
FLSA Status:
Exempt
Department:
20500
AHC/American Heritage Center
Date Opened:
08/29/2017
Closes at 11:59PM MT on
09/28/2017
The University Archivist undertakes appraisal and acquisition of records of the University of Wyoming. The archivist is responsible for determining which records have permanent legal or historical value. The records include departmental records, selected faculty papers, and materials documenting life and events at the University of Wyoming. The University Archivist works with the university community and the public at large to promote an understanding of the history and legacy of the university.

Supports the academic mission of the University of Wyoming:

University Archives: Supervises university archives and records management program, including handling collections, management issues, improving access to university archives collections and assisting UW personnel with records request. Creates and implements outreach efforts to increase the visibility of the university archives program. Documents important events on campus, often quickly after they occur. Provides records management services to university community, including soliciting, appraising, scheduling, disposing, and processing university records. Facilitates transfer of born digital archives and contributes to AHC born digital records policies.
Professional Practice: Arrange and describe research collections. Create finding aids to assist in location of pertinent material. Apply expert knowledge of wide range of professional standards, sources, and practices. Chair and/or serve on Al-IC committees and task forces as appointed. Communicate effectively with colleagues, collection donors, researchers, teaching faculty and members of the public in order to promote access to the resources of the AHC.
Instructional Support and Classroom Teaching: Provide lectures on archival or historical topics for UW or community college classes. Train and supervise interns and volunteers.
Acquisitions: Engage in collection development activities to enrich the American Heritage Center’s holdings.
Research and/or creative activity.
University and professional service.
The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications
MA or MLS/MLIS with an archival concentration and two years of experience working with archival material.
Familiarity with metadata standards such as MARC, RDA, DACS and EAD, and with retention schedules and disposition practices.
Demonstrated understanding of archival principles and practices.
Experience working with record creators and in engaging communities through archival collections.
Demonstrated capacity for (or evidence of) service and scholarship consistent with the requirements of faculty archivists at the AHC.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills
Desired Qualifications
Digital Archivist Specialist (DAS) certification;
Additional advanced degree;
Experience developing programs and exhibits.
Required Materials
Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume and contact information for three work-related references.

Hiring Statement
The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

Welcome to Laramie
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. Wyoming is investing in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach.

The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and is a cultural center for the state. Located on a high plain between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountain ranges, Laramie has more than 300 days of sunshine a year and is near year-round outdoor activities that include skiing, hiking, camping, bicycling, fishing and climbing.

The community provides the advantages of a major university and a distinctive identity as an important city in a frontier state. Laramie is near many of Colorado’s major cities and university communities (Fort Collins: 1 hour; Boulder: 1.5 hours; Denver: 2 hours; Colorado Springs; 4 hours).

To apply please go to: https://jobs.uwyo.edu/psp/EREC/UWEXTERNAL/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=6