Digital Archivist

at University of Idaho Library (view profile)
Published January 17, 2024
Location Moscow, Idaho, Idaho
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
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Cover Letter Requirements Required
Education Requirements Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library program or the equivalent.
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency 58000
Hourly or Salary? Salary


The University of Idaho Library Digital Archivist works within the Special Collections & Archives Department. In collaboration with the Head of Special Collections & Archives, the Digital Archivist leads prioritization, planning, and action for preservation and access of born digital objects. The Digital Archivist works collaboratively with the Library’s Digital Collections Team to prioritize the creation and maintenance of digital collections. The Digital Archivist oversees the digital platforms used by Special Collections & Archives to catalog materials (e.g., ArchivesSpace and ArchivesWest). The Digital Archivist supports departmental efforts in Special Collections & Archives which includes reference, instruction, and community outreach. As a faculty member, the Digital Archivist is also expected to be engaged with and aware of developments in relevant fields and to maintain an active research and scholarship program.

This is a 12-month, fiscal year, tenure track faculty position.

Come join a cohort of new librarians--we've recently hired 3 new tenure-track faculty librarians and are looking to hire 3 more--contributing to our innovative and recently reorganized library! For more on the positions, the library, the University of Idaho, and our community, see our faculty opportunities page here: