Campus: 139 Wyoming Hall
Mail: Dept 3422
1000 E University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071-2000
Regular: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Summer: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday
This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3079
UW Job Family: 54
SOC Code: 25-4031
Pay Grade: 18
Date: July 01, 2008
Receives and organizes collections of archival and manuscript material into folders and archival series, following theoretical principles and accounting for the specific attributes (original order, physical condition, type of material, etc.) of the particular collection.
Consults with the department head to determine arrangement approach, as needed.
Makes judgments based on archival theory and documented local practice and priorities about which material in a collection will be retained and which will be removed.
Makes judgments based on archival method and documented local practice and priorities about which material in a collection requires special handling (e.g., non-standard enclosures, photocopying with original discarded).
Creates archival finding aids typically consisting of a brief organizational history or biography, a scope and content note summarizing the content of the collection, and an inventory or box list presenting the folders.
Creates catalog record according to national content standards and national structural standards; uses auxiliary content standards.
Maintains records ensuring accuracy and consistency.
Performs specific duties according to assigned position including accessioning, preservation, monitoring, customer billing, collection maintenance, or exhibit curation and production.
Supervises students and/or volunteer workers.
Participates in outreach functions including leading tours, preparing instructional materials, instructing researchers, curating exhibits, and hosting at public events.
Occasionally prepares exhibits, writes newsletter articles, and creates other promotional material as assigned.
Keeps current with professional archival theory and practice by reading published literature and by attending meetings, professional conferences and workshops.
Assist with special projects, as directed.
No major sources of discomfort; combined standard office and storage environment. Occasionally subjected to dust, mold and confined spaces; regularly reaches low or high to place or remove materials from shelves; may climb ladders. Must lift at least 30 pounds regularly.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.