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Job Posting: Rowan University, Professional Services Specialist 4

Professional Services Spec. 4, Admin. Svcs. (Campbell Library - Archive)

Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 14,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20-miles southeast of Philadelphia, and it has a branch campus and medical school in Camden and a second medical school in nearby Stratford. Rowan is only the second university in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree granting programs. The School of Osteopathic Medicine has a faculty practice plan that serves approximately 200,000 patients throughout Southern New Jersey. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Its business incubator also supports that mission. The University boasts seven colleges--William G. Rohrer College of Business, Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering and colleges of Communications and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics.

This position will play an integral role in assisting the Archivist in the administrative and professional duties of the department including overseeing the reading room and student workers, assisting researchers, faculty, students and staff with their requests, creating and updating forms and reading room materials and notices, assisting with inventorying and processing of collections, writing descriptions and guides of collections for input into EAD, and minor repairs of archival materials as needed. The ideal candidate will understand and be familiar with archives and/or library best practices. S/He will be familiar with standards for scanning and comfortable using scanners to create digital copies of fragile items for display or preservation purposes. Knowledge of, and previous experience with, metadata creation including EAD, DACs, DublinCore or MARC helpful. Familiarity with software such as NoteTab, Oxygen or programs such as Archivist’s Toolkit, Archon, ContentDM or Omeka beneficial. This position may be exposed to mold and dust.

For more information and to apply, please visit: http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com/jobs/professional-services-spec-4-admin-svcs-campbell-library-archive-glassboro-new-jersey-job-5174820

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