Hesburgh Libraries

Lead Processing Archivist

The Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame seek a creative and collaborative Lead Processing Archivist to oversee archival processing and description. The position will shape the way the Libraries arrange, describe, manage, provide access to, and facilitate discovery of rich archival and special collections across the departments of Rare Books & Special Collections and University Archives.

The successful candidate will be committed to providing excellent support to our researchers by directing the ongoing application of thoughtful archival arrangement and descriptive practices; creating policies, procedures, and workflows for productive and efficient processes; performing hands-on collections processing; ensuring sound archival approach in all arrangement and description work; and seeking out opportunities for innovation in all of these endeavors. This position will closely cooperate with archivists and curators to collaboratively produce collection descriptions.  Read More

Special Collections Conservator

The Special Collections Conservator stabilizes and preserves rare and unique library and archival collections in support of the Hesburgh Libraries active teaching, research, digitization, and exhibition programs. This work principally involves the design and execution of specialized treatments to stabilize individual items and collections of items. Positioned within the Specialized Collection Services Program, the Special Collections Conservator works as part of the Conservation and Analog Preservation Unit under the direction of the Unit Head, in support of the departments of Rare Books and Special Collections, University Archives, and Digitization.  Read More

Digital Archivist

The Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame seeks an innovative Digital Archivist to assist in developing a sustainable program for long-term stewardship of the University's electronic records.  The Digital Archivist is a non-tenure track member of the Library Faculty.

The successful candidate will be  committed to providing excellent support to University administrators, faculty, and campus stakeholders by creating policies, procedures, and guidelines as well as integrative workflows for the productive and efficient management of born-digital University records.  The Digital Archivist will work with other archivists, librarians, records managers, the Office of General Counsel, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) and university stakeholders to assist in developing ongoing digital curation strategies that are aligned with legal and administrative requirements, institutional policies, and international and national best practices and standards for recordkeeping in a digital environment.  Read More