This listing closes on 6/22/2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada).
$23.13 – $33.11 Hourly
Limited Term (position has expiration date)
Closing date and time
6/22/2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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The Visiting Archivist is a federal-grant-funded position that works with institutions to consult and assist on the management and preservation of and access to historical records. The position is a component of the Save Michigan History program, an initiative of the Michigan State Historical Records Advisory Board. This position will work with at least three external records-holding institution to review policies and procedures, revise or create emergency management plans and make recommendations for projects to improve records access. This is a 100% grant funded position.
This is a limited term historian position working 40 hours per week (full benefits) until December 31, 2022.
To view a copy of the Position Description, click Here (Download PDF reader)Required Education and ExperienceEducation
Possession of a master’s degree in history, art history, museum studies, anthropology, American Studies, architectural history, historic preservation, or archival management.
Historian 9No specific type or amount is required. Historian 10One year of professional experience involving the study, preservation, analysis, interpretation, and preservation of history, historical artifacts, records, and sites equivalent to a Historian 9. Historian P11Two years of professional experience involving the study, preservation, analysis, interpretation, and preservation of history, historical artifacts, records, and sites equivalent to an Historian, including one year equivalent to an Historian 10; or, three years of professional experience recording, preserving, and presenting Michigan history, historical artifacts, records, and sites at a museum, historical site, archives, publication office, or historical site preservation office equivalent to a History Specialist 10.Additional Requirements and Information
Please attach a cover letter, resume, and official college transcripts (if applicable) to your application. Please answer the following questions by attaching a separate document to your application. No answer should be longer than three pages typed double spaced:
- Describe three attributes, skills or experiences that you believe would be your strongest assets for this grant project.
- What do you see as one of the greatest challenges in assessing the work of others? How would you tackle these challenges?
Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further.
If applicable, you must attach an electronic and/or scanned copy of your official college/university transcripts. For our purposes, “Official Transcripts” must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar’s signature and/or seal.
Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.
Applicants will be appointed only to positions in areas for which their experience and education is appropriate. View the entire job specification at:http://www.michigan.gov/documents/Historian_12717_7.pdf(Download PDF reader)