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Rolla Research Center, Rolla, MO

Job ID:  45778

Full/Part Time: Part-time

The State Historical Society of Missouri seeks a part-time Archivist to process manuscript collections, conduct research room services, and promote manuscript materials.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accession, arrange, describe and otherwise process manuscript, photograph, audio-visual, oral histories, electronic records, and other research materials in accordance with standard and local principles and practices.
  • Assist in the appraisal of records and items within the collection. Maintain an accurate and complete collection description and inventory. Prepare reports and statistics on work progress.
  • Assist in the development of strategies for the preservation and reformatting of materials in the collection.
  • Conduct basic preservation of materials such as cleaning and mending of damaged papers.
  • Promote collections using social media platforms and SHSMO publications.

$17.43-$20.19 per hour

Time up to 20 hours per week between Tuesday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Prospective employees must register with the online HR system and submit an application through the University of Missouri Office of Human Resources. Under "Academic & Staff Positions," choose the relevant link from beneath the "Staff positions" heading. The job posting can be found by searching with the job ID.