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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

Education and Experience:

Advanced degree in Library Science or a relevant academic discipline with an archival concentration, and two or more years of work experience in a large special collections or archival repository or a combination of education and relevant experience.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work, with strong project management skills and the ability to use considerable judgment and initiative.
  • Excellent written, verbal, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, adjusting priorities, and working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of archival arrangement and description for personal papers and organizational records in many formats, including manuscripts, records, photographs, born digital material, newspapers, maps, books, posters, audio, film, microfilm, fine art, objects, and other materials.
  • High level of proficiency using PC-based applications (Windows, word processing, spreadsheets) and other computer applications (email, Internet, Integrated Library Systems); ability to keep up-to-date with emerging technologies.
  • Experience with or ability to learn archival or special collections information systems, such as ArchivesSpace.
  • Experience with or ability to learn the preservation and descriptive needs of audio, video, film, and photographic media.
  • Ability to interact with a diverse set of staff, vendors, and public; work collegially with supervisor, peers, faculty, and other staff; and exhibit understanding of importance of service to both the Hoover Institution and outside clientele.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment with the flexibility to adjust to changes and reprioritizations.
  • Demonstrated consistent accuracy and attention to detail while maintaining a very high level of productivity.
  • Experience with or ability to learn skills for the supervision and training of staff and assistants.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance. Candidates with an existing security clearance strongly preferred.

 

Certifications and Licenses:

  • None

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Work with books and in places that may be dusty.
  • Frequently twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasps lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, writing by hand, kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other).
  • Rarely use a telephone, operate hand controls.
  • Must be able to push and maneuver a fully-loaded cart weighing up to 650 pounds that requires an initial push force up to 50 pounds.  Ability to lift 40 pound boxes or bundles.

 

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • May work in confined spaces and at heights 4-10 feet; be exposed to dust and mold; work extended hours, evenings and weekends.

 

WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

 

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


 

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