Asst Professor of Library Science/Archivist & Asst Director
University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Lafayette, LA

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United States, Louisiana, Lafayette

Job Types:
Professional, Full Time


Entry Level

Archives/ Records Management

Academic Librarianship

POSITION: Assistant Professor of Library Science/Archivist and Assistant Director - Ernest J. Gaines

Research Center

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Special Collection Services and is responsible for arranging and describing contributions to the Ernest J. Gaines research collection and further donations of papers and memorabilia donated by Ernest J. Gaines.

The successful candidate will solicit, arrange and describe additional manuscript collections relevant to the aims of the Center; provide reference services for the collection; develop and maintain the Center’s website; prepare traditional and online exhibits; determine and carry out digitization projects utilizing the Center’s manuscript holdings; work with other Center personnel to promote outreach activities undertaken by the Center.

= MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program;

= wide knowledge of archival principles.

= Must be self-motivated, service oriented and able to work successfully in a collegial environment.

= Preferred qualification an advanced degree in English, History or related areas and certified archivist credentials.

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT: The University of Louisiana at Lafayette [

] is one of eight publicly supported universities governed by the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System. It consists of the Moody College of Business Administration, the Authement College of Sciences and the Colleges of the Arts, Education, Engineering, General Studies, Liberal Arts, Nursing and Allied Health Professions and the Graduate School.

The University has an enrollment of over 16,300 students and a faculty of 593. The University offers 78 undergraduate degree programs, 27 master’s degree programs, one post master’s certificate program, and 9 doctoral degree programs. The University Library [

/ ] has a faculty of 17 and a support staff of 34.

SALARY: Tenure track appointment at rank of assistant professor. Salary negotiable, depending upon experience and qualifications. Faculty rank, status, and benefits.


STARTING DATE: Negotiable, but no later than July 1, 2011.

APPLICATIONS: Letter of application, résumé, and the names and contact information of five references must be received at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette by January 15, 2011, or until position is filled, and should be directed to:

Dr. Charles W. Triche III

Dean of University Libraries

Edith Garland Dupré Library

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

PO Box 40199

Lafayette, Louisiana 70504 or

EEO # LB 1-08



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