Job posting: Archives Specialist, Santa Clara, CA

  • 1.  Job posting: Archives Specialist, Santa Clara, CA

    Posted 11 days ago

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    Archives & Special Collections at Santa Clara University invites applications for a key position at an award-winning, comprehensive Jesuit university located in California's Silicon Valley. Reporting to the Head of Archives & Special Collections (A&SC) the Archives Specialist increases access to and visibility of original and unique research materials by creating, managing, migrating, and maintaining collection records in support of the research and teaching needs of the department. 

    Why Santa Clara University? 

    You will be joining a dynamic, service-oriented team committed to intellectual growth, lifelong learning, and social responsibility at a Library that provides resources and services to support student learning and faculty teaching. Santa Clara University Library is situated in our state-of-the-art Learning Commons on a beautiful campus located in one of the most diverse areas of the United States. We recently earned U.S. News & World Report's 2019 top ranked regional university in the western United States and our Library was awarded ACRL's 2017 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award for our innovative climate of program and service delivery.

    Salary range: $21.07 per hour - $24.21 per hour; commensurate with experience. Santa Clara University offers a comprehensive benefits package with programs and resources designed to promote and sustain personal health care, well-being, and the financial objectives of our employees and families. Visit our benefits page  for more information.

    How to Apply

    Please submit a cover letter with application materials. Application materials received by Sunday, October 31, 2021 will receive priority consideration. View the full position description and details on how to submit your application materials at

    If you have any questions about the position, the Library, Santa Clara University or the local community, please feel free to reach out to me at

    Please Note: Due to COVID-19, SCU Library services have changed. See the library's COVID-19 Guide for information on how to access collections and services or the Archives & Special Collections site for A&SC-specific services. We are working from home but checking email regularly; A&SC staff are also available for consultations via Zoom.
    Santa Clara University
    Nadia Nasr, MLIS: Head of Archives & Special Collections, University Library
    honorific, pronouns: Ms., she/her/hers

    SCU Library, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053
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