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David Seubert, UCSB

>Position Title: Audio Archivist
>Hours/Week: 40
>FLSA Status: Exempt
>Salary: $40,000 annually
>
>Position is scheduled for 2 years.
>
>Job Summary: The Archivist will serve as team leader for a two year
>grant-supported project year with the goal of transferring analog audio
>recordings created over the past 30 years at the Jack Kerouac School of
>Disembodied Poetics to digital media, with concurrent cataloging and
>dissemination.
>
>Job Duties: Primary responsibilities will include the management of
>analog-to-digital reformatting of the collection, the implementation of
>cataloging and other technical procedures, and the supervision of
>administrative staff, student audio technicians and outside consultants.
>Will be instrumental in establishing policy standards for preservation and
>description of the collection including technical protocol and finding aid
>structures. Will manage work flow and work schedules, hire, train, and
>evaluate staff, and develop and maintain quality control procedures for
>transfer, cataloging and management of preservation and cataloging
>materials. Working with the Project Director, will plan the goals for the
>University s Audio collections, supervise the project budget, and assist
>in the development of grant proposals. Will be expected to make
>professional contributions beyond the primary job, e.g. publications and
>active participation in University and professional organizations;
>participation with colleagues on relevant international electronic mail
>lists; production and dissemination of model guides, forms, plans, and
>policy statements for archival work in general, and for other scholarly
>and creative activities. We anticipate that the Archivist will also assess
>other Naropa special collections and have a role in planning for their
>management.
>
>Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school with coursework
>in archival administration and three to five years experience in an
>archival repository. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with audio
>collection processing and description. Familiarity with MARC, EAD and
>Dublin Core cataloging protocols as well as Anglo-American Cataloging
>Rules and Library of Congress Authority Files. Strong commitment to
>excellence and demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as
>collaboratively, in a complex and changing environment. Preferred
>qualifications include certification by the Society of American
>Archivists, experience with digital audio processing and access via the
>World Wide Web, management of grant supported projects, and promotion of
>primary archival resource materials to target users. Knowledge and
>interest in post World War II arts and letters strongly desired.
>
>Applications:  Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of
>interest to:
>
>Naropa University
>Department of Human Resources
>2130 Arapahoe Avenue
>Boulder, CO 80302
>Fax: (303) 245-4634
>E-mail: <mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]
>
>Web site: <http://www.naropa.edu/>www.naropa.edu
>
>POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
>
>Naropa University is actively engaged in creating an inclusive, diverse
>community and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In keeping
>with our diversity initiatives, we welcome diverse applicants and
>applications from those who support diversity.