Curator of the Iowa Women’s Archives

Library Sciences
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Required Qualifications:

  • A graduate degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent, or a graduate degree in archival studies, or the equivalent combination of graduate degree and archival experience
  • Formal coursework or training in archival management and theory
  • 5 years of professional experience working in an archives or special collections, including the physical handling of archival collections
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based setting where consultation, flexibility, and collaboration are essential
  • Professional engagement at regional or national level
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity in an academic environment, in a workplace setting, and/or in the community

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in US History, American Studies, or related field, preferably with an emphasis on women’s and/or gender history
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience with public history, including programming, events, and exhibitions
  • Evidence of competence in managing change in complex environments
  •  Familiarity with digital standards and experience working with born digital collections

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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