mercredi 4 juillet 2018

Archiviste-bibliothécaire à Yale

Archivist - Library - Cushing/Whitney Medical Historical Library

Call for applications

University Job Title
Librarian, Archivist

Bargaining Unit
None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)

Time Type
Full time

Duration Type

Compensation Grade

Compensation Grade Profile
Librarian (00)

Work Location
University Library System

Worksite Address
333 Cedar Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Work Week
Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)

Searchable Job Family

Total # of hours to be worked:

Position Focus:

Under the supervision of the Medical Historical Librarian, processes archival collections in the field of plastic surgery and medicine. Develops plan for accomplishing the work, including estimates of resources needed. Identifies potentially sensitive and HIPAA protected material. Prepares finding aids according to established local practice, including a biographical statement, scope and content note, and appropriate listing of materials, by encoding in EAD using ArchivesSpace. Prepares or updates MARC catalog records in accordance with archival and library standards for entry into national and local databases. Plans, directs, and reviews work of processing assistants and student assistants. Assists in the preservation assessment of collections and in the selection of materials for conservation treatment, and coordinates the copying or reformatting of materials for preservation and access. Assists in the ongoing development of the unit’s processing and cataloging procedures for archival collections. Completes special projects as assigned.

Individuals new to the profession are welcome to apply.

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Essential Duties

1. Assume a variety of responsibilities related to manuscript and archival material in all formats, including selection, appraisal, arrangement and description, preservation, and access and outreach. 2. Work in libraries across university campuses to meet the needs of local, national, and international teaching and research communities. 3. Assist with management of printed collections, as assigned. 4. Assist, if necessary, with disaster recovery efforts. 5. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

1. Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree, with formal training in archival theory and practice. In selected instances, a post-graduate degree in museum studies or a related discipline in the humanities or social sciences may be substituted for a master’s degree in library science. 2. Experience arranging and describing or providing public services for manuscript and/or archival collections. 3. Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment. 4. Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice may be substituted for formal training. 5. Demonstrated knowledge of current national data content and structure standards related to the archival control of collection materials. 6. Demonstrated knowledge of archival and library management systems. 7. Demonstrated job or school experience with basic preservation and conservation standards for archival and manuscript collections. 8. Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical ability. 9. Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion. Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments (see range assigned to this description as noted in the posting position title). Librarian ranking information can be found at:

Required Skill/Ability 1:
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Required Skill/Ability 2:
Ability to work effectively in a team setting with administrative, professional and support staff.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Formal archival training or education and demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice. Experience in appraising, arranging, and describing personal papers and/or organizational records. Familiarity with archival automation and description standards.

Physical Requirements
Ability to lift materials and push heavy book trucks.

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Health Screening

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email:

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