The University of Vermont Libraries seeks to hire three Congressional Papers Archivists to arrange and describe the papers of Senator Patrick J. Leahy. These positions report to the Director of the Silver Special Collections and will work closely as a team and with colleagues in Special Collections. These positions are grant funded for five years. The archivists will arrange and describe the Senator Leahy Papers, digitize content from the collection and make it available online, and conduct an oral history project with the Senator and his staff. The archivists will also supervise student employees and interns, principally on arrangement and description tasks.
- Works as part of a team to arrange and describe a large Congressional Papers collection, following local and professional best practices and standards.
- Creates item and collection level descriptive metadata records.
- Assists in the appraisal of records and items within the collection.
- Maintains statistics on work progress and contributes to project reports.
- Develops and implements plans for long-term preservation and management of analog and digital objects in the collection.
- Assists in the promotion of the collection and project.
- Develops and pursues a personal agenda for scholarly and/or creative activities.
- Engages in service activities at library, university, association, and/or community levels.
Salary, Benefits, and Application Information:
Librarians at the University of Vermont hold faculty appointments without tenure. As such, librarians are expected to perform in three areas: Educational Mission (Librarianship), Scholarly and Creative Activity, and Service. Decisions about rank at time of initial hire will be based upon each candidate’s previous experience, performance in all three areas, and will be at one of the following ranks: Library Assistant Professor (Minimum salary: $62,234), Library Associate Professor (Minimum salary: $74,801), Library Professor (Minimum salary: $95,839).
Generous benefits package includes: TIAA/CREF (or alternative plan), managed health care plan, professional development funds, and 22 days of annual leave. Faculty librarians are represented by UVM United Academics.
To apply online, please visit our website at: http://www.uvmjobs.com and refer to job posting number F2576PO.
In addition to the online application, candidates are required to submit the following four documents:
• Cover Letter – This is your chance to tell us about yourself! We encourage you to tell us about any unique experience or skills you would bring to the position that would be valuable to the University Libraries.
• Curriculum Vitae – Please include education, work experience, and contributions in the areas of scholarship and community and/or professional service.
• Diversity Statement – The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic institution. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about their commitment to diversity and how they will further this goal. For more information on diversity at the University of Vermont, see https://www.uvm.edu/president/
• List of Three References – Names and contact information (email and phone) for three professional/ educational references.
The search will remain open until the position is filled. For best consideration, complete applications should be received no later than March 19, 2023.
– Posted 2/25/23