Project Archivist

Colorado College

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


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Colorado Springs, CO




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Minimum Education

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Library Experience

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Supervisory Experience

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Type of Library

School (K-12)

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Job Description

Manage the intake, arrangement, description, and preservation of archival materials in all formats documenting the history of Colorado College.  This is a three-year limited term position supporting the gift-funded “History of Colorado College” project.

The Community

·        Communicate the value and importance of archival preservation and access at Colorado College.

·        Enrich the college’s archival collections, ensuring preservation of institutional history and heritage in all its dimensions – student, academic, administrative, and cultural.

·        With the guidance of the Curator of Special Collections/Archivist, establish policies and priorities for archives and records management including acquisition of new materials, order of processing, and preservation priorities.

·        Work with departments, offices, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and potential donors to identify collection needs and acquire materials.

·        Survey campus departments and solicit a wide variety of administrative files and born-digital records for transfer to the archives; assist Colorado College departments in interpreting records retention schedules and ensure the timely transfer of records to the archives.

·        Provide access to and ensure preservation of archival and manuscript materials through traditional and innovative means.

·        Contribute to on the ongoing development, implementation, and management of a comprehensive, campus-wide, records management program in collaboration with the Policies and Procedures subgroup of the Data Governance Council.

·        Supervise student or paraprofessional assistants.

Posted Apr 8, 2020