Archivist Specialist (Miami)

29 Nov 2021 1:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Job ID 525550
Location Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Review Date 11/30/2021
About FIU

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit

Job Summary

Reviews, processes, and arranges the Special Collections and University Archives records under the supervision of the Head of Special Collections and University Archives. Performs high level research for organization and description and detailed data entry into an Archival Management System according to standard archival practices and procedures to provide access to archival materials.

  •     Processes collections for Special Collections and the University Archives material (appraise, arrange, research and describe, repackage, and provide access). Digitizes textual and image records using flatbed digital imaging hardware (EPSON large flatbed scanner) and image processing software (Adobe Photoshop).
  •     Creates finding aids and performs specialized data entry into and maintenance of archival management system.
  •     Provides in-person and online reference assistance to patrons using Special Collections and the University Archives material. (retrieving materials, scanning materials, copying videos).
  •     Works with student assistants, under the direction of the Head of Special Collections.
  •     Serves on libraries' and university committees and contributes to other relevant activities and events.

Minimum Qualifications

    High school diploma or GED and eight (8) years of related experience or Bachelor's degree and four (4) years of related experience.

Desired Qualifications

    Experience with Microsoft Office.
    Experience with ArchivesSpace Content Management System.

Advertised Salary

    $30,00- $32,000

Work Schedule

Begin time: 8:30 AM
End time: 5:00 PM
Pre-Employment Requirements: Criminal Background Check

Other Information

    Ability to work evenings and weekends.
    Ability to work flexible hours as needed.

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