UC Irvine Libraries 50th Anniversary Project Historian

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks a knowledgeable, skilled scholar/researcher for the position of UC Irvine Libraries 50th Anniversary Project Historian in the Department of Special Collections and Archives. This full-time, temporary position is embedded in the Libraries’ 50th Anniversary Historical Documentation Project which will collect, preserve, and make available historical records and memories focusing on UC Irvine’s pioneering intellectual contributions, key turning points, and unique legacy. The position will be available September 1, 2014 and will end in June 2016.

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Preferred appointment level is $47,722 – $59,089.

The UCI Libraries, comprising the Langson Library, the Ayala Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library, are committed to innovation and excellence. The University of California, Irvine, is nestled in over 1,500 acres of coastal foothills, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, between San Diego and Los Angeles. Founded in 1965, UCI has more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students, 1,100 faculty, and 9,400 staff. Consistently ranked among the nation’s best universities, UCI is noted for its top-rated research and graduate programs, extensive commitment to undergraduate education, and growing number of professional schools and programs of academic and social significance.

The full position description with instructions on how to apply is listed on the UCI Libraries’ web site at http://www.lib.uci.edu/about/jobs/librarian-vacancies.html with links to additional web sites featuring campus and community information. Applications received by August 11, 2014 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. This recruitment is an extension of the previously advertised Assistant University Archivist position.

The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer
committed to excellence through diversity.