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Archives Specialist (Library Services Specialist III)

Apply now Job no: 519315
Work type: Staff
Location: Chico
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Library
Position Description

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and academically diverse student body in the nation. The University enrolls over 15,000 students, with over half identifying as first-generation college students.

Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.

Job/Department Summary:

Working independently, under the general direction of the department head, the Archives Specialist performs complex, specialized technical and paraprofessional library duties and manages the digitization processes and procedures used to preserve and make accessible the maps, documents, and photographs in the special collections. Responsibilities include creating and maintaining digital collections, to support the teaching and learning mission of the university, as well as providing reference and instruction services to enable the discovery and access to collection materials. Additionally, this position provides lead work direction to other library and clerical staff, as well as student workers, and may assist in supporting the unit's other administrative activities.

Mandatory Vaccinations:

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be fully immunized against COVID-19 or have received a medical or religious exemption.  Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with this requirement.

Preferences:

Preference may be given to applicants with the following as they may be considered specialized skills: 

  • Bilingual.
  • A degree in library science or archives is preferred.
  • Experience working with digital, archival, or special collections is preferred.
  • A master’s degree in a job-related field is preferred.

Required Education and Experience:

The above qualifications are normally obtained through the completion of a high school education or equivalent certification PLUS three years of related library and/or clerical experience, a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
AND
One year of job related library or archives experience.

Time Base: Full-time

Pay Plan: 12/12

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm

Salary and Benefits Information:

$3,775 - $6,960 per month / $45,300 - $83,520 annually (Initial placement within the salary range for new employees is contingent upon education and experience). 

This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).

CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance).  For more information please visit https://www.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/employee-benefits-summary.pdf

Additional Information:

California State University, Chico, in accordance with CSU policy, requires that the successful candidate completea background check (including a criminal records check, sexual offender registry check, and/or fingerprinting) priorto assuming this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may impact the job offeror continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive.

About Chico State:

Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century. 

The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that Chico State stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land, the flora, the fauna, and the waters that run through campus.  We are humbled that our campus resides upon sacred lands that since time immemorial have sustained the Mechoopda people and continue to do so today.

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Chico State is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

Open Until Filled (Review of Applications will begin 10/31/22. Applications received after that date may be considered.)

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