Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute - ArchivistThe Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute seeks candidates for the full-time position of Archivist to oversee a grant-funded two-year project to create and manage the Clark’s institutional and special collections archives, as well as to introduce a records management program. The Archivist reports to the Collections Management Librarian.
Primary responsibilities include developing archival guidelines, policies, and procedures; conducting an inventory and appraisal of existing collections, and arranging, rehousing, and describing collections by creating collection-level records and appropriate finding aids utilizing relevant standards. The Archivist will hire and supervise the work of a full-time Archives Assistant and a part-time Archives Intern. The Archivist will also recommend a records management policy, participate in a building expansion planning process, and perform other similar duties as needed.
The successful candidate will possess a master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school, graduate training in archival and records management theory and practice, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; significant experience processing archival collections and demonstrated ability to appraise historical records; knowledge of relevant standards for archival description, including DACS/APPM, EAD and MARC; and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently, with excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and supervisory skills.
Individuals interested in applying should submit a cover letter, salary requirements, resume, and the names of three references via email to HumanResources@clarkart.edu, fax to 413-458-2318, or mail to:
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267
For more information and application instructions, please refer to our website at www.clarkart.edu/hr