Archivist for the Southeast Asian Archive and Regional History

The University of California, Irvine Libraries seeks an enthusiastic, dedicated, and innovative professional for the position of Archivist for the Southeast Asian Archive and Regional History in the Department of Special Collections & Archives.  The first year of the position will be devoted to the Southeast Asian Archive, thanks to generous financial support from the Vietnamese American Community Ambassadors, a chapter of the UC Irvine Alumni Association.  After the first year, responsibilities for the position will expand to include managing regional history collections in the Special Collections & Archives Department and in the general UCI Libraries’ collection.

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Preferred appointment level is $47,544 – $70,956 (Assistant Librarian I – Librarian I).  Consideration will be given to applicants with a wide range of years of experience, including qualified early career librarians.

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 and are in a major period of change.  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 26,000 undergraduate and graduate students and about 1,500 faculty members.  UCI’s academic programs are ranked nationally among the top universities; several doctoral programs are ranked in the top ten.

The full position description with instructions on how to apply is listed on the UCI Libraries’ web site at with links to additional web sites featuring campus and community information.  Applications received by March 28, 2013 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

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

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