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FW: Part-time Archivist Position - Delaware County Community College Library, Media, PA

  • 1.  FW: Part-time Archivist Position - Delaware County Community College Library, Media, PA

    Posted 01-23-2020 14:12

    Adjunct Archivist

    Delaware County Community College Library, Media, Pennsylvania, USA



    General Description

    The Learning Commons at Delaware County Community College seeks a qualified Adjunct Archivist. This individual is responsible for appraising, organizing, processing, maintaining, and providing access to the College's archival collections both physically and digitally. 


    Salary:  $39.00 an hour


    The Adjunct Archivist will develop workflows and processes to enable the efficient processing of the collection. The College Archives contains photographs, correspondence, public relations and marketing materials, and other documents related to the institution and its functions. Projects will include digitizing the collection. The Adjunct Archivist will develop exhibits both physically at the College and online. The Adjunct Archivist may be required to answer reference questions related to the College archives in-person, through virtual chat or via email.


    Minimum Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
    • Minimum of two years of experience in an academic library setting or archives.
    • Demonstrated experience creating archival records.
    • Knowledgeable with archival resource description and metadata schemas.
    • Ability to work with a diverse library staff and community college constituency.
    • Service-oriented, positive attitude, good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team.
    • Ability to work independently under minimal direct supervision.
    • Committed to professional development.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Certified Archivist through the ACA.
    • Experience digitizing collections or materials.
    • Experience working on large-scale team-based projects.
    • Ability to meet deadlines.            

    Please note: All applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. as a precondition to employment and DCCC will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

    Supplemental Information

    Pennsylvania Act 153 Clearances
    Applicants are required to either present to human resources current and valid PA Act 153 clearances or be able to obtain them expediently.

    Complete applications must have:

    • A cover letter stating your interest in this position 
    • An up-to-date copy of your resume/CV
    • The phone number and email address of three references (Please include your current/most recent Supervisor)
    • An (un)official copy of your undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

    Delaware County Community College strongly encourages applications from members of traditionally under-represented groups. DCCC promotes an organizational culture and structure that honors diversity through integration of the principles of access, inclusion and most importantly equality.   DCCC is an equal opportunity employer!

    Deadline to apply is May, 31, 2020.

    To apply and for more information please access this link:


    Dr. Erica Swenson Danowitz
    Professor/Reference & Instructional Librarian, Liaison for Communications, Arts & Humanities
    Learning Commons @ Delaware County Community College
    901 South Media Line Rd., Media, PA 19063
    Phone: 610-359-5139|Fax: 610-359-5272
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