Archivist (Temporary)

The University of California, Irvine Libraries is seeking a dynamic professional for the temporary position of Archivist in the Department of Special Collections and Archives. This is a full-time temporary position which will be funded for one year from the date of hire, with a possibility of extension depending on operational and resource considerations.   The Archivist will be responsible for coordinating and performing the processing and management of archival and manuscript collections, including appraisal, accessioning, preparation of processing plans, arrangement and description, and preservation of materials in all formats and collecting areas.

The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Preferred appointment level is $47,544 – $58,188 (Assistant Librarian I – Associate Librarian IV).  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 April 8, 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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