Archivist - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio


United States
(036-16)

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Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

Metropolitan Campus

Job Responsibilities

Identifies historical records and other materials of archival value

Appraises and preserves historical records and other materials as identified and creates an accession record

Conducts records analysis of archival records and College business records as back up for the Director

Maintains a current database documenting the items in the College archives

Provides routine reports on progress to the Director, Records Management

Maintains policies on College archival preservation and archives access

Prioritizes additional recordkeeping assistance as needed

Handles routine communications (e-mails, phone calls, other written correspondence) related to the archives and other records matters

Promotes the use of the archives to College employees, students, and the community

Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/TRAINING
• Master’s Degree in Library & Information Science and a minimum of three years of demonstrated experience in cataloging, indexing, and preservation of archival materials
• Demonstrated experience effectively making decisions that have major implications on the management and operations within a department
• Demonstrated experience in a role requiring diverse problem solving methods in a variety of situations

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Possesses comprehensive knowledge of archival preservation theories, concepts and practices with the ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations as it pertains to the departmental focus

Possesses excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to manage multiple tasks and time efficiently

Ability to be creative and exercise initiative

Possesses strong organizational and time-management skills

Works accurately with great attention to detail

Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently

Ability to promote collaboration, teamwork, and involve all stakeholders in decision-making processes

Excellent customer service skills and proven ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships

Demonstrated basic project Management skills

Intermediate-level proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

Ability to collaborate, persuade, gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects

Ability to collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflicts on major projects

Ability to facilitate top-level collaboration while managing sensitive issues

Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

Sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population

COMPETENCIES

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES
Customer Service
Communication
Quality of Work

VERY IMPORTANT COMPETENCIES
Collaboration / Inclusion
Flexibility / Adaptability
Results Focus

IMPORTANT COMPETENCIES
Servant Leadership
Time Utilization / Organization
Continuous Improvement / Innovation

Preferred Qualifications

Certified Archivist (CA) certification

Familiarity with ILS, OMEKA, Archivist Tool Kit, or other related cataloging programs

Knowledge of analysis of records and records management principles

Familiarity with records retention schedules and citations

Work Schedule

Standard College business hours- Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Special Note

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Keyword Phrases

  • Records Management
  • Archivist
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Business and Financial Management
  • Institutional Research and Planning
  • Libraries
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGES
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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