Employment: Manuscripts Archivist, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Employment: Manuscripts Archivist, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) Library seeks applicants for the position of Manuscripts Archivist in the Special Collections unit. Reporting to the Director of Special Collections, the Manuscripts Archivist is responsible for the overall management of Manuscripts and Chattanooga History Collections’ materials, including significant contemporary congressional collections with extensive born-digital holdings.

The Manuscripts Archivist leads engagement efforts with manuscript collections to advance discovery and learning, promotes manuscript holdings through outreach, research and reference services, and cultivates partnerships that connect the Library’s expertise, resources, and services with the varying needs of a diverse constituency. The Manuscripts Archivist also collaborates with donors, and provides and coordinates appraisal, accessioning, processing, arrangement, description, and preservation of materials in all formats.

The minimum annual salary is $48,000, commensurate with experience.

Candidates must submit applications electronically through the UTC Faculty Career Site at https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/utc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=2000000010. The review of applications begins on February 10, 2020 and continues until the position is filled.

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