Archivist - University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives

Wright State University Libraries seek applications for a full-time Archivist to provide access to historical documents and information by organizing, describing, preserving, and providing reference to manuscript collections, local government records, and university records. Participate in departmental outreach activities such as tours, exhibits, and presentations.

Required: M.A. Public History, History, or A.L.A. accredited M.L.S./M.L.I.S.; graduate level education, training and experience in current archival theory and practice, specifically the processing and preservation of manuscript collections and two years of archival experience (graduate student experience accepted); experience in researching and providing reference service in manuscripts and local government records collections; experience using MPLP (More Product Less Process), DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard), and EAD (Encoded Archival Description); demonstrated knowledge of archival management systems.

Preferred: knowledge of basic office software and database use; ability to work independently and collaboratively; excellent oral and written communication skills; interest and/or classroom study in aviation history and local and regional history; experience in public speaking and classroom instruction.

For information on additional requirements and to apply, go to by July 1, 2015 for first consideration. Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Coordinator, Student Technology Assistance Center

Wright State University Libraries seek a self-motivated and customer-oriented professional to coordinate the services of the Student Technology Assistance Center, a multimedia facility located in the University Libraries. Services include multimedia assistance for students using both Mac and PC platforms, podcasting facility, eLearning studio, instructional support, workshops, orientations, and tours.

For information on additional requirements and to apply, go to by May 26, 2015 for first consideration.  Wright State University:  AA/EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.

As the American Library Association states, "Librarians and library workers help people find information and use it effectively for personal and professional purposes. They must have knowledge of a wide variety of scholarly and public information sources and must be on the cutting edge of technology trends in order to serve their patrons." To see more about careers in librarianship, visit the ALA website.

Student Assistant Positions

The Libraries hire students who participate in the Work Study Program, a federally-funded student employment program. Eligibility for the Federal Work Study Program is based on financial need. Please contact WSU RaiderConnect at (937) 775-4000 or e-mail for more information.

3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio 45435. Phone: (937) 775-2525