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Education & Experience:

• MLS or equivalent to ALA accredited degree in education and/or experience, with formal training in archival theory and practice, required.
• MA or PhD in History or related field, desired.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Knowledge of history of higher education, desired.
• Knowledge of history of Stanford University, desired.
• Ten years of professional experience and accomplishments with increasing responsibility in an academic or research archive or library, desired.
• Experience in collection development in university setting, desired.
• Experience in reference and instructional services, desired.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with scholarly, donor, and alumni communities, required.
• Experience in processing and cataloging of archival or manuscript materials, required.
• Demonstrated knowledge of standard archival cataloging and authority control formats and practices, required.
• Knowledge of preservation and conservation methods and practices, required.
• Strong supervisory and managerial experience, required.
• Demonstrated leadership ability, flexibility, and creativity, required.
• Strong organizational and project management skills, required.
• Effective and demonstrable oral, written, and web-based communication skills, required.
• Strong interpersonal skills. Particular ability to work with senior administrators in the university including president, provost, members of the board of trustees, director of alumni association, and senior development officers.
• Ability to speak to large audiences, such as major university-wide donors, board of trustees, office of development staff, alumni, and similar groups, required.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively as appropriate.

Physical Requirements*:

• Constantly sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
• 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.

* - 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.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring 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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