The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) Library seeks applicants for the position of Manuscripts Archivist in the Special Collections unit. Reporting to the Director of Special Collections, the Manuscripts Archivist is responsible for the overall management of Manuscripts and Chattanooga History Collections’ materials. The Manuscripts Archivist leads engagement efforts with manuscript collections to advance discovery and learning, promotes manuscript holdings through outreach, research and reference services, and cultivates partnerships that connect the Library’s expertise, resources, and services with the varying needs of a diverse constituency. The Manuscripts Archivist also collaborates with donors, and provides and coordinates appraisal, accessioning, processing, arrangement, description, and preservation of materials in all formats.
The minimum annual salary is $48,000, commensurate with experience.
Candidates must submit applications electronically through the UTC Faculty Career Site. The review of applications begins on May 24, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.
Part Time Public Services Specialist
Reporting to the Director of Desks and Patron Experience, the Public Services Specialist provides frontline support to users at the Library’s two main service desks: Check Out and Information Commons. Please see Apply Now for full position description.
Compensation for the position is $13-$15 per hour.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of post-secondary education and relevant work experience.
Interested applicants should send:
- a letter of interest
- current resume or curriculum vitae
- and contact details for two professional references (include phone and email).
Email all materials to [email protected] with the subject line “Application for PT Public Services Specialist.” Review will begin July 27, 2021 and will continue until position(s) are filled.
Scholarly Communications Graduate Assistantship for 2021-22
The Scholarly Communications Graduate Assistantship spans the 2021-2022 academic year during the Fall and Spring semesters with the possibility of renewal for the 2022-2023 academic year. Graduate Assistants are expected to work 20 hours/week for a total of 280 hours/semester. The successful applicant will be awarded a $4,500/semester stipend and maintenance fee waiver (nine hours per semester) for the fall and spring semesters.
Graduate Assistants (GA) support Scholarly Communications activities in the Library by working on archival processing and description, digital capture and metadata projects, and outreach initiatives including promotional materials and training materials. In consultation with the Scholarly Communications Librarian, GAs will work on projects based on the students’ learning objectives and how the assistantship would meet the applicant’s career goals as well as unit needs. Please see Apply Now for full position description.
Interested parties should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, and application to Rachel Fleming at [email protected]. with the subject line "Application for Graduate Assistantship". Review will begin Friday, July 30, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
Thank you for your interest in student employment at UTC Library. Available positions can be reviewed and applied for online.
- If you are eligible for Federal Work Study or Academic Service Scholarship positions and interested in working at the Library, contact your coordinator or visit JobX to apply for open positions.
- Other types of student positions at UTC library can be reviewed or applied for on the Handshake site. Visit Handshake for more information or to set up an account.