The Montana State University (MSU) Library seeks a service-oriented University Archivist and scholar of the American West to lead our Special Collections department. Reporting to the dean of the library and serving as part of the library’s leadership team, the successful candidate will help fulfill MSU’s aspirations as the University of the Yellowstone™by growing our special collections and archives into a world-class resource that reflects the heritage and aspirations of our local community, Montana, and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Special Collections and Archives is the space where Montana State University’s scholarship and the life of the region finds its historical representation, and the library is responsible for preserving and creating possibilities for these cultural memories. The University Archivist is the position that connects these goals through scholarship, teaching, and providing researchers and the public with the materials to ask questions of our history.
Montana State University welcomes a broad array of experiences and perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting, and building an inclusive and culturally rich campus environment. In support of our campus and library strategic plans, which value diversity in all its dimensions, we enthusiastically encourage members of traditionally underrepresented groups to apply.
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Additional Info & Requirements
To apply, visit the job posting at https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/18302 upload your Curriculum Vita and a cover letter outlining how you meet each individual required and preferred qualification. Submit a statement (max 250 words) that describes your commitment to the values outlined in the following Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement: Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment.
Please note, this posting requires contact information for three professional references within your app profile.
Screening of applications will begin on October 30, 2019; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
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