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Assistant/Associate Librarian or Librarian (Archives), Claire T. Carney Library/University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (Dartmouth)

As a member of the Claire T. Carney Library team, the Archivist has primary responsibility for the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese American Archives and the Luso-Afro-Brazilian Archives Collections.  The Archivist will work closely with the University Archivist, the Faculty Director of the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese American Archives, the local community, and the broader Portuguese American community in the United States to acquire and organize primary source materials and to promote the Archives.  S/he will develop the oral history collections and participate in other activities, such as grant writing and fund-raising, for the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese American Archives and Luso-Afro-Brazilian Archives Collections.  S/he will be responsible for collection development in these areas, and will provide reference, processing, cataloging and outreach service for all collections in the Archives and Special Collections.


Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution. 

2-4 years professional experience working as an archivist. 

Graduate-level course concentration in archives management. 

Ability to speak, read, understand and communicate in the Portuguese language.  

Knowledge of digital and online techniques and services applicable to archives.

Knowledge of Portuguese history, literature and culture.

Ability to work effectively in a collegial setting.

Demonstrated ability to write effective reports or proposals.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Knowledge of the application of new technologies and services to academic libraries.

Highly service-oriented.

Knowledge of preservation issues.

Knowledge of community documentation issues.

Experience in applying methods of archival arrangement and description.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$63,863.00 - $93,276.00  / year

Salary Notes

Commensurate with experience.

Closing Date

The review of applications will be ongoing.

How to Apply

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2022-10-11 |  Quick link to this job