Archivist & Digital Librarian, Columbia College (Chicago, IL)

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Archivist & Digital Librarian
Columbia College,
Chicago, Illinois
Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 05/06/09
Archivist & Digital Librarian
Archivist & Digital Librarian, CBMR April 2009

Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution of over 12,500 undergraduate and graduate students, emphasizing arts, media, and communications in a liberal education setting. This position is responsible for arranging and describing archival collections and providing finding aids in EAD that can be mounted on the CBMR’s web page. Additional responsibilities include managing the CBMR’s online database, which provides bibliographic access to scores and ephemera in the CBMR Library’s collections; participating in planning for digital preservation; working with the digital services librarians at the Columbia College Library and the CBMR webmaster to make CBMR Library resources available online, as well as serving as the CBMR’s liaison to the Columbia College Library in the area of online digital services; providing reference service to researchers on a regular basis, as assigned; assisting with exhibitions, presentations to Columbia College classes, CBMR projects and grant proposals as required.

A Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited graduate program with a specialization in archives is required. Must possess training in EAD and appropriate computer markup languages. Ability to read music required. Coursework in music librarianship and music history is highly desirable. A familiarity with archival standards, including DACS and EAD is essential with knowledge of principles and standards of digital preservation.

Columbia College Chicago encourages female, GLBT, disabled, international and minority classified individuals to apply for all positions. No phone calls, please. For consideration, please submit a resume and a cover letter to:

Archivist and Digital Librarian Search
Columbia College Chicago
600 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

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