Assistant Professor or Associate Professor - Head of Special Collections and Archives -- Missouri State University -- Springfield, MO

The Missouri State University (MSU) Libraries seeks a Head of Special Collections and Archives. MSU is a dynamic and growing comprehensive university with over 24,000 students, located in Springfield, the third largest metro area in Missouri with a vibrant population of over 500,000.

The Head of Special Collections and Archives provides leadership and oversight of all aspects of Special Collections and Archives. Specific responsibilities include the acquisition, curation, and development of physical and digital archival collections and services; development and operation of the Libraries’ digitization lab; promoting awareness and use of the collections; and contact with established and potential donors. In addition to the head, the Special Collections and Archives unit consists of four full-time and two part-time employees. Major collections include material related to Ozarkiana, Ozarks labor unions, transportation, University archives, and over 4,000 books.

This is a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position with a competitive salary and benefits.

For more information and to apply, visit jobs.missouristate.edu. There is one Head of Special Collections and Archives position, at either the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank. You may apply for the Assistant Professor and/or the Associate Professor position(s).

Please submit a letter of application, unofficial transcripts, and the names and contact information of three references. First date of consideration is Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Employment requires a criminal background check at University expense.

Missouri State University is an EO/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disability /Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer and institution.

Member Job Posting: 
Missouri