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"Reflection of Mt. McKinley on Wonder Lake in Denali National Park, Alaska, circa 1988." Randy Brandon Collection, Anchorage Museum, B2016.019.06458.036.04.04.
"Bridge across Hess Creek Canyon, leading the the Hartley house, circa 1885." George Fox University Photographs. GFU.01.09. George Fox University Archives. Murdock Library. George Fox University.
Unknown, "Students in Airplane, 1946." Linfield College Archives Photograph Collection. Image. Submission 113.
"Dr. Henry Fielding Reed leading a Mazama party down the soon-to-be-named Reed Glacier on Mount Hood, 1901." Mazama Library and Historical Collections, VM1993.020 Mt Hood, 1901.
Oregon Metro Archives.
"Deputy Seth Davidson rides his motorcycle up Beacon Rock on March 18, 1930. From the records of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office." Multnomah County Archives.
"Mount Hood from Lost Lake, circa 1910." Kiser Photo Co. photographs, Org. Lot 140, bb000223, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.
“University of Oregon Medical School football team, 1894,” OHSU Digital Commons, accessed August 16, 2018.
"Old Fort Road Campus, circa 1950s," University Archives, Oregon Institute of Technology.
"Belle Bloom Gevurtz, Sarah Goodman, Ophelia Goodman, Helen Goodman, Lillian Heldfond, and Ann Zaik at Cannon Beach, circa 1914," Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, OJM2996.
"Men repairing the dome of Congregation Beth Israel building on NW Flanders St., designed in 1925 by Herman Brookman, 1981," Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, OJM9966.
"View of OAC from Lower Campus, 1909." Oregon State University Archives and Special Collections.
"Woman with Child, n.d.," C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, Montana. Joseph Henry Sharp Photograph Collection.
"Green Lake Park, 1985." Seattle Arts Commission. [Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs]. Seattle Municipal Archives.
"Aerial view of Century 21 World's Fair, 1962." City Light Negatives, Seattle Municipal Archives.
"PH037_b089_S00208," Angelus Studio photographs, 1880s-1940s, University of Oregon. Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives.
"Students studying in the library, University of Washington, circa 1908-1909," Arthur Dean University of Washington Photograph Album, PH Coll 903, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.
Asahel Curtis, "Forest ranger cabin in the Olympic National Forest in the Elwha Valley, 1924." Conservation Department, Planning and Development division, Lantern Slide Shows, Washington State Archives.
Asahel Curtis, "Stacking alfalfa hay near Grandview, circa 1925." Conservation Department, Planning and Development division, Lantern Slide Shows, Washington State Archives.
"Inauguration of Governor Ferry, November 11, 1889." Rogers (photographer), Inauguration of Governor Ferry Photographs, 1889, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives.
Asahel Curtis, "Yakima Pears." Washington State Library collection of photographs by Asahel Curtis, circa 1920-1940 (MS 0544-29).
"Student in Professor Frank Chalfant's Phonetics Laboratory," 1912. The lab was an early precursor to today's Foreign Language Lab. Washington State University Lantern Slides collection.
Bill Phillips, "Wheel Shop employees in Livingston during the last days of Livingston BN Shops," Park County." Yellowstone Gateway Museum.

Jobs in the Northwest

Required elements for submitting a job to NWA:

As of May 16, 2019 NWA has adopted the NWA Policy for Acceptable Job Postings. Please review the policy to learn what required elements are needed for a successful job post. The following three rules must be adhered to for job postings to be shared on the NWA website and through NWA social media channels:

  1. NWA will only post jobs, internships, and volunteer positions in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
  2. Positions must have a salary or salary range listed.
  3. Unpaid positions are discouraged. If an internship is unpaid then it must adhere to the United States Department of Labor's Internship Programs Under the Fair Labor Standards Act and follow the Society of American Archivists' Best Practices for Internships as a Component of Graduate Archival Education. Volunteer positions must follow the Society of American Archivists' Best Practices for Volunteers in Archives.

If the job post is found to be in violation of the US Labor laws, or is otherwise in violation of professional best practices, the organization will be notified and the job post will be rejected. 

Some job postings may be edited to condense the length of the text, so please include links to the full post. 

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To learn more about what elements to include for a successful job announcement, please read NWA's Guidelines to Help Craft a Successful Job Post. If the job announcement is missing one or more elements, the organization will be notified and publishing of the job announcement on NWA's website will be delayed until a corrected version is received.

Best Practices for Archival Term Positions: written by the Term Labor Best Practices Working Group, this document presents best practices for administrators, hiring managers, and supervisors to put into action when planning for and employing archival term positions. At the foundation of this document is the recognition that temporary labor is detrimental to employees, as well as to sustainable and holistic collection stewardship. 

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  • 29 May 2024 8:17 AM | Melissa Pomeroy (Administrator)

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    Salary range is $60k to $140k, with a midpoint of $95k.  New hires typically receive between minimum and midpoint, however, we may go slightly higher based on experience, internal equity and market.  

    Sound Transit also offers a competitive benefits package with a wide range of offerings, including:

    • Health Benefits: We offer two choices of medical plans, a dental plan, and a vision plan all at no cost for employee coverage; comprehensive benefits for employees and eligible dependents, including a spouse or domestic partner.
    • Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance.
    • Employee Assistance Program.
    • Retirement Plans: 401a – 10% of employee contribution with a 12% match by Sound Transit; 457b – up to IRS maximum (employee only contribution).
    • Paid Time Off: Employees accrue 25 days of paid time off annually with increases at four, eight and twelve years of service. Employees at the director level and up accrue additional days. We also observe 12 paid holidays and provide up to 2 paid floating holidays and up to 2 paid volunteer days per year.
    • Parental Leave: 12-16 weeks of parental leave for new parents.
    • Pet Insurance discount.
    • ORCA Card: All full-time employees will receive an ORCA card at no cost.
    • Tuition Reimbursement: Sound Transit will pay up to $5,000 annually for approved tuition expenses.
    • Inclusive Reproductive Health Support Services.
    • Compensation Practices: We offer competitive salaries based on market rates and internal equity. In addition to compensation and benefits, you’ll find that we provide work-life balance, opportunities for professional development and recognition from your colleagues.

     

    GENERAL PURPOSE: 

    The Program Manager manages programs of work related to the development and implementation of the agency’s records and information management initiatives. Under limited direction and working with a team, develops and implements systems, services, and processes to secure official agency records and ensure actions for short term, long term, and permanent retention, disposition, and access. Develops and coordinates periodic program compliance reviews and devises strategies to maximize business effectiveness and legal compliance.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    The following duties are a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

    • Plans, leads, and assesses program activities to implement the records management strategy and roadmap; develops project charters, scopes, and plans evaluation framework.
    • Drives program strategy by prioritizing projects and activities based on agency alignment and resource capacity.
    • Aligns agency records management to a future enterprise information management strategy.
    • Builds, maintains, and supports collaborative relationships with related agency functions to understand interconnections and dependencies, and influence alignment of strategic priorities.
    • Partners with team members, IT, and inter-department customers to define records management requirements and solutions for systems containing electronic records.
    • Leads and facilitates cross-functional project teams based on project requirements; prioritizes tasks for resources; tracks and reports project deadlines, time, tasks, completions, milestones, and allocation of resources; leads risk mitigation and management; leads problem resolution as issues arise, taking an active role in resolving blocking issues.
    • Provides review, oversight, and subject matter expertise of agency systems and structures, e.g., IT initiatives, policies and procedures, risk management, etc., to embed records management considerations.
    • Plans, coordinates, and oversees outreach activities including presentations, exhibits, newsletters, and other appropriate communication methods to provide educational services to ST staff and the public.
    • Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of systems, processes, and facilities related to the operation of records management services and procedures; recommends appropriate service models and resources to maximize business effectiveness and legal compliance.
    • Participates in the development and administration of contracts for goods or services with vendors.
    • Champions and models Sound Transit's core values and demonstrates values-based behaviors in everyday interactions across the agency.
    • Contributes to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion in alignment with Sound Transit’s Equity & Inclusion Policy.
    • It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the Agency safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities, which could include systems, operations, and/or other employees.
    • It is the responsibility of all employees to integrate sustainability into everyday business practices.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Library Science, Archival Science, Business Administration, Public Administration or closely related field; Four years of experience in program support and project delivery with records management or enterprise content management projects to include exposure in content management, document management or information architecture; Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Preferred Licenses or Certifications:  

    • ARMA or AIIM certification.

    Required Knowledge and Skills:

    • Specialized records management requirements pertaining to public records including procedures and legal requirements necessary to maintain, archive, preserve, and protect public records.
    • Principles, practices, and procedures of automated and manual information management, retrieval, and storage.
    • Excellent at building relationships with business partners, stakeholders, and customers, and responding to agency business needs.
    • Proactive project management to meet multiple project/program goals in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities and deadlines.
    • Translating project/program requirements into project objectives and tasks, managing task assignment to project resources and reporting on and managing project scope throughout the lifecycle.
    • Understanding, interpreting, and communicating end user requirements.
    • Interpreting and administering records management and related policies and guidelines sufficient to administer, discuss, resolve, and explain them to staff and other constituencies.
    • Developing and operationalizing services to support compliant recordkeeping practices.
    • Demonstrating strong interpersonal techniques and a consistent commitment and ability to work with diverse work groups and individuals.
    • Principles of customer service.
    • Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical databases. Proficient in MS Office products: Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint.
    • Responding to inquiries and in effective oral and written communication.
    • Utilizing personal computer software programs affecting assigned work.

    Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

    • Program/project management techniques and principles.
    • Implementing enterprise-wide information management solutions for document and/or records management.
    • Document and records management systems in general and familiarity with Microsoft 365 including Compliance Center, label policies, content types, and managed metadata.
    • Administering SharePoint and/or other enterprise content management tools.
    • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations including Washington State public disclosure laws.

    Physical Demands / Work Environment:  

    • Work is performed in a hybrid office environment.
    • This position is responsible for managing paper records that are inactive, which involves the processing, retrieval, and sending of boxes of paper records to agency offsite storage facility; may be subject to bending, grasping, pushing, pulling, and carrying and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds. 
    • The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required. 


  • 17 May 2024 12:38 PM | Melissa Pomeroy (Administrator)

    SCUA is delighted to offer a paid student internship beginning in Fall Term 2024. Applications are currently open and close on May 27, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Questions can be directed to Alexa Goff (agoff@uoregon.edu).

    Internship Summary 

    The Thomas Intern for Digital Archives and Forensics will be involved with the full lifecycle of archival accessioning and processing, with a focus on migration, appraisal, and preservation of digital records that have enduring historical, institutional, or cultural value. 

    Under the direction of Technical Services staff in Special Collections and University Archives, the Intern will receive training and experience in performing a range of archival work related to digital archives including data capture, integrity and fixity, inventory control, metadata standards, description, preservation, and provisioning for access. In addition to learning about the unique challenges of digital archives, the Intern will learn and utilize fundamental archival principles of appraisal, provenance and original order, authenticity, preservation and reliability, and legal issues related to copyright, privacy and access. The project will primarily include working with digital records, but the Intern may also perform some description and arrangement of analog archival materials, when closely related. 

    The Intern will have a hands-on opportunity to learn and use digital forensics hardware and software (such as a FRED forensics workstation, Exterro FTK Forensic Toolkit, and BitCurator) to support data recovery and analysis of born-digital archival records, particularly material that is stored on portable data storage media that is vulnerable to digital decay and obsolescence.  

    The Intern will receive training to support ongoing archival accessioning of digital records for new acquisitions and existing collections and regular duties will include:  

    • Working with sensitive physical data storage carriers to migrate born-digital records; 
    • Generating disk images; 
    • Analyzing born-digital records for sensitive/confidential information, malicious content, and non-sustainable file formats; 
    • Performing integrity checks and migrating bit-for-bit copies of born-digital records to the institution’s preservation storage (Preservica); 
    • Creating and maintaining accurate inventory and storage information in the institution’s archival collection management database (ArchivesSpace); and, 
    • Describing and arranging born-digital records for access and use by internal staff and the public. 

    The Intern will be encouraged to present outcomes of their work to library faculty and staff, as well as in a publication or at a regional conference of archival professionals, which would be supported by a stipend if travel is required. 

    Note, this internship is focused on the stewardship and long-term preservation of historical born-digital records in an archival repository, it will not address the related fields of e-discovery or cyber security. 

    Required Qualifications 

    • Current enrollment in an accredited educational institution for the duration of the internship 
    • Completed or enrolled in at least one credit-bearing course in archival theory or digital archives; or, completed or enrolled in at least one credit-bearing course in a topic related to data preservation, digital libraries, or computer forensics 

    Professional Competencies

    • Committed to the care of historical materials and cultural heritage 
    • Knowledge of or a willingness to learn about physical media used to store data, including formats no longer in widespread use (e.g., floppy disks, etc.) 
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work both independently and in groups 
    • Ability to progress toward established goals in an environment with many competing priorities and projects 
    • Strong computer skills and a willingness to learn new applications and programs  
    • Strong attention to detail 

    Preferred Qualifications 

    • Current resident of Oregon 
    • Current enrollment in an ALA-accredited graduate program for Library and Information Science or Archival Studies 
    • Specific degree emphasis on archives management or strong interest in the archival profession 
    • Specific degree emphasis or strong interest in digital archives, digital preservation, and/or digital forensics 

    Physical Requirements* 

    • Frequently twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasps lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, and sort/file paperwork or parts, reach/work above shoulders, and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds 
    • Ability to lift 40-pound boxes and to push and maneuver fully loaded book trucks (push force up to 50 pounds) 
    • Ability to work in temperature and humidity-controlled environments, with some exposure to dust 

    Hours and Salary Range 

    This internship is a paid, part-time, limited duration position with an average of 16 working hours per week. Pay is $17.25 hourly, with sick time. This position is not benefits eligible. 

    Application Instructions

    Applications must be submitted via Handshake. Please submit the following with your online application: 

    • A cover letter addressing:
    • Your applicable qualifications and competencies
    • Statement of interest in the field of digital archives or digital forensics
    • A resume or CV 
    • A letter of recommendation from someone familiar with your academic and/or professional experience or interest in archives, libraries, museums, or data preservation 
    •  Name and contact information for (1) other professional reference 


  • 02 May 2024 3:46 PM | Melissa Pomeroy (Administrator)

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    Annual Salary Information: Nez Perce National Historical Park - Spalding, ID. Annual salary range - $59,966-$77,955.

    Duties

    This is a term position (more than 1 year) with an initial appointment expecting to last at least 13 months but may be extended up to a total of four years, or more based on any changes to regulations governing the number of years term appointments may last, without further competition. Term positions do not convey permanent status in the Federal service.

    The National Park Service retains the right to extend the duration of this appointment after selection and/or appointment, based on changes to the regulation governing the number of years term appointments may last. This change, which may be made at the agency's sole discretion and without further competition, shall not be construed or interpreted as the granting of a right to a selectee or employee to such an extension. No extension to a term appointment shall be granted to a selectee/employee to an amount of time that exceeds the maximum number of years authorized under any present or current regulation, unless such regulation expressly allows such action.

    Major duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Evaluates all records, archival collections, and manuscript collections following records management guidelines.
    • Process, arrange, describe, and catalog archival collections following records management guidelines.
    • Creates, edits, and indexes folder lists, box/container lists, and updates/edits and indexes the collection-level survey description.
    • Produces finding aids and repository-level guide.
    • Develops and maintains liaisons and effective working relations with related groups.

    INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    EDUCATION: Successful completion of a full four-year course of study at an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's degree in archival science or bachelor's degree with a major that includes 18 semester hours in archival science, history and/or in political science or government, and 12 semester hours in one or any combination of the following: archival science, history, American civilization, economics, political science, public administration, or government. You must submit all college transcripts that demonstrate the requirements with your application.

    -OR-

    COMBINATION EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Combination of education and experience that included at least 30 semester hours that included courses as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Professional experience must have been in archival science, or in a directly related field of work such as history that involved the collection, appraisal, analysis, or synthesis of information having historical or archival values. The following are illustrative of kinds of experience that may be accepted as meeting the professional experience requirements: (1) experience as an archivist in Federal, state, religious institution, business, or other archives, or in manuscript depositories, and (2) experience of an archival nature that involved research in archival science, or in a directly related field such as history, government, economics, political science, international relations, or international law. You must submit a copy of all your transcripts and include hours per week and months per year worked in your resume.

    To qualify for this position at the GS-09 grade level, you must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement:

    EXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience includes activities such as: one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). Specialized experience demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of an Archivist. Specialized experience includes activities such as: evaluating records and archival collections to be permanently maintained; arranging and rehousing archival and manuscript collections; providing access to park collections via archival finding aids and social media outlets; entering collection information into collections management database. You must include hours per week worked.

    -OR-

    EDUCATION: Successful completion of at least two (2) years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's equivalent graduate degree from an accredited educational institution concentrated in a field that is directly related to the work of this position, such as archival science or history, that involved the collection, appraisal, analysis, or synthesis of information having historical or archival values. You must include transcripts.

    -OR-

    Successful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above. To combine education and experience, first calculate your percentage of qualifying graduate education by dividing your number of semester hours in excess of 18 semester hours by 18 or the number your school uses to represent one year of full time graduate academic study. Then take the number of months of fulltime experience and divide by 12 months. Add the percentages together. The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify. Only graduate level education in excess of the amount required for the next lower grade level may be combined with experience. For example, an applicant with 6 months of appropriate experience equivalent to GS-7 (50 percent of the experience requirement for GS-9) and 27 semester hours of appropriate graduate education (50 percent of the education requirement for GS-9, in excess of that required for GS-7) would be qualified for a GS-9 position. You must include transcripts.

    Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education

    To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Transcripts do not need to be official, but if you are selected for this position and you used your education to qualify, you must provide official transcripts before you begin work.

    If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet qualification requirements, you must show that your education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.


  • 24 Apr 2024 10:48 AM | Melissa Pomeroy (Administrator)

    To view full details and apply, please visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/153466

    Head of Archival Processing, Oregon State University Libraries

    Closing date: May 23, 2024

    Salary Range: $77,773 – $82,923

    OSU Libraries and Press is seeking a Head of Archival Processing. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.

    The Head of Archival Processing is a Professional Faculty position within the OSU Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives Research Center (SCARC) and reports to the Department Head. The Head of Archival Processing’s primary responsibility is the oversight and project management of archival arrangement and description, in addition to overseeing collection maintenance for archival materials. The Head of Archival Processing fosters a culture of ethical, sustainable, and service-oriented stewardship of SCARC’s resources. The Head of Archival Processing supervises two faculty members, the Collections Archivist and the University Records Manager, and may be asked to represent SCARC on the Department Head’s behalf.

    As the repository for and steward of the OSU Libraries’ rare and unique materials, SCARC builds distinctive collections in five signature areas: natural resources, the history of science, university history, Oregon’s hops and brewing history, and Oregon’s multicultural communities. These collections encompass manuscripts, archives, rare books, oral histories, photographs, ephemera, audio/visual materials, and electronic records. SCARC makes these resources available to the OSU community, Oregonians, and the larger community of scholars and independent researchers, and provides opportunities for teaching, inquiry, and learning.

    To view full details and apply, please visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/153466

    Duties for the Head of Archival Processing include:

    • Project Management of Archival Processing: 70%
    • Supervision: 20%
    • Professional Activity: 10%

    What You Will Need

    • Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution (or foreign equivalent) or an advanced degree in a related field that included coursework in archival theory and practice
    • Significant demonstrated experience processing and preparing finding aids for archival and manuscript collections.
    • At least one year of demonstrated experience supervising employees, must include: hiring, training, evaluating, coaching, and mentoring. Supervision of students will be considered but preference is for supervision of full-time employees.
    • Experience in the use and maintenance of collection management systems such as ArchivesSpace, Archon, Archivist Toolkit, or AToM.
    • Experience with collection and space management in an archival or special collections environment.
    • Excellent project management skills, especially as it relates to collection management and arrangement and description workflows. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; this may include planning, coordinating, and implementing effective programs, complex projects, or service models. Must be adaptive to working in a dynamic environment prone to change and possess the ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.
    • Excellent research and organizational skills, including the ability to problem-solve, and interpret and enforce policies through team-based diplomatic, adaptable, and pragmatic approaches both internal to the department and external to it.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of standards and best practices for equity, diversity, and inclusion in the description of archival collections, especially of under-represented and marginalized individuals and communities, and demonstrated experience in the application of those principles in order to increase access and awareness of these materials.

    What We Would Like You to Have

    • Evidence of an expansion of duties as an archivist, with preference for experience in an academic or research university setting.
    • Experience working with technical support, systems, and programming staff in relation to a collection management system.
    • Knowledge of best practices for the procedures for technical accessioning of materials in electronic formats.
    • Awareness of records management theory, standards/best practices, and technologies.

    For additional information please contact: Tiah Edmunson-Morton (Search Chair), tiah.edmunson-morton@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-7387

    Information about Corvallis (where Oregon State University is located):

    Corvallis is a vibrant small college town located in the heart of the Willamette Valley (pronounced “Wil-AM-it”), bordered on the northwest by the Oregon Coast Range. The Oregon coast is a one-hour drive away (the nearest coastal town is Newport, home to the Oregon Coast Aquarium and a popular vacation destination.) As of the 2020 Census, Corvallis’s population was 59,922. The Corvallis School District is consistently ranked in the top ten school districts in Oregon. Besides Oregon State University, major employers include: Samaritan Health Services, SIGA Technologies (a pharmaceutical company), the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI), Linn-Benton Community College, and Hewlett-Packard, Inc. Temperatures are generally mild throughout the year, with warm, dry, sunny summers and mild, wet winters. Frequent rainfall is common in the spring and fall. Despite the rain, biking is a popular mode of transport in Corvallis. Many major streets feature bike lanes and a significant percentage of OSU employees commute by bike, as well as on foot. The central Willamette Valley is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise with many opportunities for hiking and water sports. Skiing and snowboarding opportunities are a three hour drive away in Bend or on Mt. Hood (east of Portland). Gardening is a popular pastime in the Willamette Valley. Corvallis is home to an excellent year-round Farmers Market and is a short drive from many wineries, breweries, and distilleries.


  • 22 Apr 2024 7:31 AM | Melissa Pomeroy (Administrator)
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    HERE

    Pay Range: $43.88 - $54.03 Hourly

    Department: Department of County Assets (DCA)

    Job Type: Regular Represented

    Exemption Status: United States of America (Non-Exempt)

    Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified): May 10, 2024

    The Opportunity:

    Overview

    Multnomah County Records & Archives actively promotes the role of records in advancing equity through both internal services to all County departments and direct service to the public. We lead, support and champion County-wide strategic initiatives that use records to minimize risk, protect rights, and aid in equitable decision-making. We provide services, tools, training, and consultation to the County in order to support compliant creation, management, storage, retrieval, accessibility, protection, preservation, and secure destruction of public records using professional standards and practices. Our Archives make accessible 170+ years of government history both internally and externally to help people understand governmental decision-making that impacts their lives. For more information on our Records & Archives Program, check out our website.

    We are seeking a Digital Archivist with a dual focus on access and preservation to develop and implement policies and procedures for managing born-digital and digitized archival records. Do you want a career that combines history and research with technology? Do you possess skills in archival science, outreach, and digital preservation? Do you work collaboratively within a small team, and understand how to facilitate research for internal and external customers? If so, we have the role for you!

    To Qualify

    We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant.

    Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills:

    • Minimum of three (3) years of industry-related experience including digital archives, digital libraries, digital preservation, and/or electronic records management experience, that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
    • A bachelor's degree (in lieu of a degree, we will consider equivalent years (7 to 10 years) of qualifying training and/or experience).
    • Advanced skill in electronic records processing and digital preservation concepts (including characterization, fixity, format migration, PRONOM, etc.), laws, regulations, policies, and technology sufficient to ensure that digitized and born-digital objects can be managed and preserved for long-term access.
    • Advanced skill working with digital preservation systems and archival information management systems including advanced knowledge of key operations for born-digital archives, including appraisal and selection; accessioning; digital preservation standards, strategies and techniques; and access.
    • Working knowledge of standards, best practices, and principles in the fields of digital technologies, digital asset management, digital curation, digital forensics, metadata standards, information architecture, as well as the ability and desire to continue cultivating expertise in these areas.
    • Working knowledge of relevant standards for archival description and preservation, e.g. DACS, PREMIS, and basic knowledge of other metadata standards.
    • Advanced ability to develop written project documentation, processes, procedures, reports, and to communicate sophisticated concepts to non-archival staff.
    • Should a job offer be extended: the ability to pass the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) authorization through a records check which includes being fingerprinted.

    Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.

    • Masters Degree in Archives and Records Administration or Library and Information Science.
    • Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) certification.
    • Advanced experience using Preservica or other digital preservation systems and ArchivesSpace or other archival information systems.
    • Knowledge of Python programming language.


  • 15 Apr 2024 10:19 AM | Melissa Pomeroy (Administrator)

    For full job post, click HERE

    Employment Details

    • Terms: Full-Time Regular Postition
    • Dates/Schedule: Typically Monday through Friday, may require some flexibility at times
    • Status: Non-exempt
    • Department: Operations
    • Reports to: Co-Director
    • Benefits: We provide a competitive package including paid time off, Medical/Dental coverages, and a retirement plan.
    • Compensation: The range for this position is $32.70 - $38.00 per hour, commensurate with experience.

    To apply, submit your cover letter and resume to pete.hinmon@tippetrise.org Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.

    Opportunity Overview

    Tippet Rise Art Center is looking for an individual with experience in and a passion for organizing and preserving institutional assets and history. This unique organization and job opportunity will combine working in classical music media, site-specific outdoor sculpture and smaller artworks and objects, a mission-driven book library, and working with a dynamic and energetic team set in immediate proximity of nature and outdoor activities. The Archivist & Librarian will be responsible for creating and implementing an archives and collections management strategy for various types of assets including records, audio recordings, video, photos, art and artifacts, and books. If any of these elements sound interesting to you, please continue reading.

    Position Summary

    The Archivist & Librarian will be responsible for creating and implementing an archives and collections management strategy for various types of assets including records, audio recordings, video, photos, art and artifacts, and books. The Archivist will develop policies and conventions for the archives based on industry best practices as well as create a database and finding aids. The employee will collaborate with team members from across the organization as well as artists, poets, or guests in residence to source materials from the archives and libraries as well as fulfill requests for assets both internally and with external partners. The Archivist Librarian will be a key team player assisting with the efficiency of organizational information and materials as well as leading the preservation of institutional assets and history.

    About Tippet Rise

    Tippet Rise Art Center is located in Fishtail, Montana, against the backdrop of the Beartooth Mountains, roughly midway between Billings and Bozeman and north of Yellowstone National Park. Set on a 12,500-acre working sheep and cattle ranch, Tippet Rise celebrates the union of music, art, architecture, and landscape. The art center exhibits large-scale, outdoor sculptures by some of the world’s foremost artists and architects, accessible via 15 miles of hiking and biking trails, or by the art center’s Sculpture Van Tours. Tippet Rise also presents an annual summer concert season—indoors and out—featuring internally acclaimed chamber musicians and soloists.


  • 15 Apr 2024 10:15 AM | Melissa Pomeroy (Administrator)

    For full post and to apply, click HERE

    Hiring Range: $26-$30 an hour

    Position Range: $26-$38 an hour

    Submit BOTH a cover letter and a resume for serious consideration.

    The Digital Archivist is a new role at the Museum of Glass. The Museum creates new digital media everyday that our hot shop is open, and this new role will help us determine how to organize, store and make it accessible to be used in Museum programs, and make our collection accessible to the public on the web.

    The Digital Archivist works across departments with Museum staff to manage efforts to preserve, describe, and make accessible digitized and born-digital archival materials. This position primarily focuses on working with born-digital audio-visual materials, and establishing, refining, and building sustainable digital preservation workflows.

    Qualifications

    • Master of Library Sciences from an American Library Association accredited program, or equivalent undergraduate degree, preferably in the arts or social sciences
    • 1-3 years of relevant experience (inclusive of any related internship experience)
    • Experience inventorying, cataloging and organizing digital video and audio assets

    Skills

    • Understanding of digital formats and concepts related to digital use, migration and reformatting with particular emphasis on media formats for audio and moving-image file formats
    • Familiarity with tools, workflow implementation and quality assurance for digital archives. Experience with The Museum System (from Gallery Systems) and Terminal / Command line experience are a plus
    • Familiarity with data structure standards relevant to the archival control of digital collection materials (EAD, Dublin Core, MODS, METS, PREMIS)
    • Ability to understand, use, and innovate with community and ISO standards in a unique context, including OAIS and related standards
    • Strong organizational, analytical, and project management skills with proven success in independently prioritizing work and managing competing deadlines
    • Highly-developed communication skills (written/verbal) and interpersonal savvy. Ability to articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical staff
    • Interest in glass art and artists is a plus



  • 18 Mar 2024 1:34 PM | Melissa Pomeroy (Administrator)

    Link to posting: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2300842

    Job Type: Full-time, Temporary

    Salary Range: $19.99-$21.52 Hourly

    Position information: The Digital Collections Assistant creates metadata and assists with digitization for the Oregon Historical Society (OHS) research library’s digital collections. This position will also help to promote collections through developing a variety of outreach materials. This full-time position is a part of the OHS collective bargaining unit.


  • 12 Mar 2024 8:38 AM | Melissa Pomeroy (Administrator)

    For full post, click HERE

    Job no: 533474

    Work type: Faculty - Career

    Location: Eugene, OR

    Categories: Business Administration/Management, Development, Executive/Management/Director, Library, Research/Scientific/Grants, History

    Department: University Libraries

    Rank: Associate Librarian

    Annual Basis: 12 Month

    Salary: Associate Librarian: $85,000 - $100,000 per year and Senior Librarian: $90,000 - $135,000 per year (updated)

    Review of Applications Begins April 17, 2024; position open until filled

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    This position will remain posted until filled, applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by the review date of April 17, 2024.

    Click here to learn more: https://library.uoregon.edu/sites/default/files/2024-03/Compressed_UO_SCUA_Director_position_2024.pdf

    Please submit the following with your online application:

    • A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement.

    • A resume/CV that outlines your educational and professional work experience. These details are used to determine if applicants meet the qualifications of this position.

    Studies have shown that individuals are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.

    Position Summary

    As the SCUA Director, you will lead a skilled and cohesive team that is already on a strong forward trajectory and is eager to push the leading edge of practice. They will guide the continued development of programs in alignment with the Library and University's existing strategic plans, including efforts to expand the scope of collections to include marginalized voices; do reparative descriptive work, and engage communities in the active preservation of their histories. In this position, you will also partner with Library departments in the advancement of critical digital infrastructure to broaden discovery, access, and preservation of primary source materials, including computational approaches to research and scholarship. Your passion for SCUA's vital role in education and scholarship will foster connections across campuses, professional associations, and communities, amplifying impact; while your knack for creative problem-solving will help overcome hurdles and optimize resources to continually advance the department's programs.

    This role collaborates closely with other library departments to strengthen SCUA's acquisitions, digitization, teaching, outreach, conservation, and scholarship programs, and functions as an important contributing member of the Library's leadership team. At the same time, the Director will exercise significant autonomy and independence to set and sustain leading standards and practices for the department.

    As the Director, you will play a central role in the library's philanthropic endeavors, ensuring responsible stewardship of endowed funds while actively engaging with donors. You will participate as a member of the library's cross-divisional development team to develop and implement the library's next major fundraising campaign and will meet regularly with the University Librarian and/or library development officers to collaborate on philanthropic strategy.

    As a faculty member in this role, you will engage in governance activities and maintain scholarly pursuits for career growth.

    Supported by the Giustina Forest Foundation endowment, this position offers ample opportunities for professional development, a supportive and collaborative team environment, and a vibrant home in Eugene, Oregon, nestled in the culturally rich Pacific Northwest.

    We are aware that some people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every qualification in the job description including the preferred qualifications. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and recognize that a successful candidate may come from a less traditional career trajectory, such as having skills and abilities gained outside a classroom context, or an equivalent skill set. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our preferred qualifications.

    Minimum Requirements

    The Director is eligible to be appointed at the associate or senior faculty librarian rank, dependent on experience and demonstrated professional accomplishment.

    Minimum Qualifications for the Rank of Associate Librarian:

    • Master's degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution OR professional terminal degree, OR international equivalent, AND

    • Six years post-MLIS professional library experience

    • At least 7 years of experience in a special collections or archival setting

    • At least 5 years of supervisory and/or budget & program management experience. Including direct experience in budget management, capacity planning, and resource allocation.

    Minimum Qualifications for the Rank of Senior Librarian:

    • Master's degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution OR professional terminal degree, OR international equivalent, AND

    • Twelve years post-MLIS professional library experience

    • At least 7 years of experience in a special collections or archival setting

    • At least 5 years of supervisory and/or budget & program management experience. Including direct experience in budget management, capacity planning, and resource allocation.

    Supervisory and/or budget experience can be concurrent with special collections experience and post-MLIS experience.

    Professional Competencies

    • Enthusiasm for cultivating meaningful connections with donors and dedicated to fostering strong relationships that drive impactful philanthropy.

    • Demonstrated track record of enacting commitments to diversity and equity within archives and special collections, and of exercising leadership in fostering open dialogue to continuously define and implement effective practices.

    • Commitment to fostering excellence in the generation, dissemination, preservation, and application of knowledge in a supportive team environment.

    • Proven proficiency in managing and resolving compliance and legal inquiries pertinent to archival and special collections settings; adept at proactive management and resolution, with a demonstrated ability to collaborate with the University's Office of General Counsel in mitigating risk and developing legally sound policies and practices to fortify the department.

    • Overall knowledge of the full lifecycle of collections management and use within archives and special collections.

    • In-depth knowledge of professional best practices for one or more areas of SCUA's areas of focus (University Archives, rare books, visual resources, early and modern manuscripts, archival instructional programs, conservation) with demonstrable interest in the other areas.

    • Effective communication skills, including the ability to interact, communicate, and work effectively with individuals, recognizing and respecting the many and varied identities of each person.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Donor relations and fundraising experience with a record of achievement in obtaining grants, gifts, or awards.

    • Successful grant writing and grant management experience.

    • Interest or background in subject areas that reflect the University's academic strengths and areas of SCUA collection strength.

    To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/5089675



  • 29 Feb 2024 12:54 PM | Melissa Pomeroy (Administrator)

    Montana State University Library is seeking a full-time, tenure track librarian archivist for the following position:

    Librarian and Archivist

    The Librarian & Archivist supports student success through course-integrated library instruction using primary source materials from Archives & Special Collections. This work includes the preparation and development of archives and special collections. This 12-month faculty position that advances the Archives & Special Collection department's efforts to involve MSU students in using and building unique analog and digital collections that document the past, present, and future of Montana and the Rocky Mountain Region. Salary starting at $65,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Please read the full job posting and application procedures for the position at: https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/40585 Equal Opportunity; Veterans/Disabled


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