Assistant/Associate Professor, Outreach and Public Services Archivist | University of Nevada, Reno

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Reno, Nevada, Assistant/Associate Professor, Outreach and Public Services Archivist
R0130840 University of Nevada, Reno – Main Campus The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or jobs@unr.edu . For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. Job Description The University of Nevada, Reno Libraries seeks an Outreach and Public Services Archivist to join the Special Collections and University Archives Department as a member of the public services team. The Outreach and Public Services Archivist serves a vital role in assisting the University to provide compelling educational experiences, to foster its unique identity and sense of place, and to inspire the use of the department’s unique collections by people from the campus, Nevada, the region, and the world. This position emphasizes instruction, in-depth research support for both faculty and students, and active engagement in campus and community outreach activities to promote the Libraries and build partnerships. In this role, the Outreach and Public Services Archivist will provide leadership and expertise for public services functions of the Department with the assistance of the Director of Special Collections. The person in this position will work with a wide range of staff, campus, and community partners to develop educational materials and programming , while promoting the collections and the archives in support of teaching, research, and learning. The person in this position is aware of and participates in national and regional theoretical, conceptual, and practical developments in the field of archival studies. This is a 12-month, full-time tenure-track/tenured faculty position. Appointment may be at the level of Assistant Professor or above depending on experience, record of scholarship, service and achievement. More information about the University Libraries and expectations related to faculty rank and tenure can be found in the Bylaws of the University Libraries at the University of Nevada, Reno. The individual in this role is expected to:

Create instructional support material, teach sessions, design assignments, promote and teach primary source literacy, and assist instructors in integrating unique collections into their courses.
Formulate strategic priorities for outreach and public services.
Monitor historically significant cultural, organizational, and social developments for their potential to drive or inspire research or instructional activities.
Work closely with the UNR Libraries’ engagement and events staff to devise public engagement and promotion activities that will encourage use of the collections for scholarship, research, and enjoyment.
Collaborate with librarians in the Research and Instruction Services department to ensure that instructional activities and research support services.
Build partnerships across campus and across disciplines that serve the university community through the exploration and promotion of archival and special collections.
Contribute professional expertise, knowledge, and experience to local, state, regional, and national or international professional organizations.
Perform original research and disseminate the results through publication and/or presentation in scholarly venues.

Required Qualifications MLIS or related degree and one (1) year minimum experience with instruction, reference, or outreach in a library or archives setting. Related experience could include instructional support, reference services support, and/or outreach and programming. Preferred Qualifications We recognize candidates may not have all the preferred qualifications—we encourage you to apply if you meet some or most of them.

Instructional experience, such as creating learning management system modules, and/or experience incorporating primary source materials into coursework or instruction sessions.
Research support experience such as answering archives and/or special collections reference questions or finding information in archival collections.
Outreach and public services experience such as tours, exhibits, or other programming.
Experience working in environments who are highly diverse regarding many facets of identity, such as gender, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, ability, income, level of educational attainment, or religion.
Technical skills that support this work such as Canvas, social media applications, or Springshare tools.

Schedule or Travel Requirements Typical work week, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Participation or travel to professional conferences regionally and nationwide will be expected most years Travel to events and off-site meetings is expected Compensation Grade Assistant Professor Associate Professor To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: Salary Schedules and select Academic Faculty (12 month). Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience. Benefits

Remarkable Retirement ! – Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University. With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow! All permanent employees on an annual “A” or “B” contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada. In addition, the University offers several voluntary deferred compensation programs.
Health Insurance – Health insurance options including dental and vision, life insurance and long-term disability

Annual & Sick Leave – Generous annual and sick leave; thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, two (2) days of annual leave accrued each full month
Employee Assistance Program – supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life’s difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.

Perks of working at UNR

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program – The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Program
Tuition Assistance – The University is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee’s spouse or domestic partner.

Fitness Center – E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options.
Diversity Groups – Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate.
Faculty Senate – Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University.
Nevada residents do not pay state income tax.

About the University Libraries The University Libraries has been a cornerstone of the University since it was founded in 1874. Today it encompasses a blend of cutting-edge research facilities and services, including the state-of-the-art Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center (main library), Special Collections and University Archives, DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library, Jon Bilbao Basque Library, and @One Digital Media and Technology Center. The University Libraries fulfills its mission to further intellectual inquiry and innovation; partner with students and faculty in the creation of new knowledge; and foster excellence in education through providing access to scholarly resources, active learning environments, contemporary technology, and knowledgeable assistance, all with an underlying core focus on diversity and inclusion . Contact Information Kimberly Anderson, kda@unr.edu , Search Chair Heather Damonte, hdamonte@unr.edu , Search Coordinator Exempt Yes Full-Time Equivalent 100.0% Required Attachment(s) Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at jobs@unr.edu . Attach the following attachments to your application 1) Resume/CV 2) Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three Professional References 4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying. Full Consideration Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately with an initial review of applications starting June 9, 2022. Posting Close Time This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed below. Applications must be received by 11:59pm on June 19th, 2022. This posting will close at 12:00am on June 20th, 2022. Posting Close Date 06/20/2022 Note to Applicant A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire. HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment. References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process. Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify. As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver’s license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment. Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs. University of Nevada, Reno To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno—Main-Campus/Assistant-Associate-Professor–Outreach-and-Public-Services-Archivist_R0130840 Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco. The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion. Copyright ©2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-8b95ee5f2ce634478ac4890b23a797aa