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