Job Posting: Archivist, Minneapolis College of Art and Design (Minneapolis, MN)


The Minneapolis College of Art and Design has an opening for a full-time, benefits-eligible Archivist in our college library effective immediately. We enjoy a dynamic work environment that includes holiday and vacation time accruals. We offer a flexible and comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental and 403(b) pension plans. After six months of service you will be eligible to receive free MCAD tuition for yourself, your spouse and your dependent children, and your dependents may be eligible for free tuition at more than 600 colleges nation-wide.

Primary function: To develop an institutional archive to meet the Society of American Archivists’ guidelines for College and University Archives which will include the processing of print and photographic material, developing policies and procedures for our historical repository and institutional records management and planning for the creation of a digital repository.

Qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Information Science or Library Science, Archiving, or similar degree with specialty in archives management from an ALA-accredited program; a minimum of 2-3 years professional experience in an archive or special collections repository; Archival certification is preferred. Candidates need a strong working and theoretical knowledge of both archival management, records management and digital repositories along with knowledge of cataloging and metadata standards, such as MARC, LCSH, AACR2r, DACS, EAD, Dublin Core, and VRACore. In addition, candidates must possess excellent leadership, planning and organizational skills along with the ability to work independently and collaboratively.

Other: This is a grant funded position. As a condition of employment, applicants will be required to undergo a background check.

Contact our website for complete position description at Then to apply, e-mail cover letter and resume to Amy Naughton, Interim Library Director,; or mail same to 2501 Stevens Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55404.

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