Mississippi Valley State University

October 4, 2015

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January 26, 2015

Archivist Assistant




J.H. White Library



Archivist Assistant


Appointment Conditions:





Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Position Available:



Job Description:


Assisting the Director of the Library in creating, planning, developing, and managing the University’s institutional archive, which includes a collection of print, audiovisual, photographic and digital records; accessioning, cataloging and preserving materials documenting the history of the University, and actively working and consulting with faculty, staff, students, administrators and others to accomplish these tasks; evaluates and implement new techniques related to the preservation of library materials; assist in performing outreach activities as related to exhibits and lectures; create exhibitions and displays; create finding aids; and the administration of the university archive website


Qualifications Required:

Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree or graduate level training in archival administration and experience with audio and visual equipment.  Excellent oral and written communication skills, digitizing and scanning and Microsoft Office Suite.  


Application Deadline:

Open Until filled


Application Procedure:

Please send application, resume, official transcript and three letters of professional recommendation to:

Mississippi Valley State University

Department of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941



Mississippi Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer