Tyler, TX, United States
Oct 26, 2020
Earliest Start Date
Hours per Week
Required Application Materials
A single PDF or Word document containing a resume, letter of interest, and a list of three (3) professional references is required to apply.
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Under supervision of Head of University Archives, assists in establishing intellectual and physical control of archival materials, form exhibits and outreach tools, and general archives duties. The assistant works at the reception area, offers public services, and maintains security in the UASC during public hours.
Assist the Head of University Archives in processing archival collections by establishing and maintaining physical and bibliographic control over materials.
Preserve, describe, arrange and digitize materials in accordance with archives policies, and input collection information into archives software.
In conjunction with the Head of University Archives, help oversee the work of student employees and monitor the reading room during open hours and/or scheduled appointments.
Receive general requests and research questions made to the University Archives and Special Collections, forwarding them when necessary to the Head of University Archives.
Under the supervision of the Head of University Archives, responsible for assisting in the implementation of exhibits, digital exhibits, and outreach programs, including social media accounts.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Two years of customer service experience.
Computer literacy, with working knowledge of MS Office, and social media platforms.
College degree in History or related field.
Knowledge of archives functions, including finding aids, preservation, primary source research.
Experience working in libraries, archives, and/or museums.
Familiarity with digitization projects, scanning equipment, and graphic design.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with patrons in-person and virtually.
Ability to work independently.
Excellent demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to think critically, and to process and follow complex instructions.
Ability to work with students, faculty, staff, and community.
May work around standard office conditions
About **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes 14 institutions located throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls more than 10,000 students and consists of six colleges.
Our beautifulTylercampus features more than 200 acres nestled along a lake and surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. For student convenience, we also maintain regional campuses inPalestineandLongview, as well as a location inHouston.
We encourage you tovisit our campusand see for yourself why UT Tyler is where you'll feel at home-and find your best path.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.