School/Division: Hofstra University Library
Office: Special Collections
Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time
About Hofstra Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers. Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.
Description: Reporting to the Associate Dean, the Archivist will manage current and historical documents, photos, and other material about Hofstra University and Long Island.

This is a 12-month finite position.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Collects, organizes, and preserves material related to Hofstra University and Long Island.
• Develops policies for the use of these collections.
• Prepares guides to facilitate use of these collections.
• Prepares displays both in the library and for the web.
• Actively pursues opportunities to build the collections.
• Aids University Relations and interested faculty in their use of the collection.
• Trains students to support department activities.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: • Master of Library Science degree required.
• Working knowledge of an academic library Special Collections or Archives department.
• Five years of related experience managing the receipt and organization of rare books and archival material.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Prior knowledge of Hofstra University and Long Island.
Application Instructions: For consideration, please send a cover letter with salary requirement and resume to:

Please indicate “Archivist” in the subject line.
Voluntary Self-Identification All applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification forms
Deadline: Open until filled
Date Posted: 05/03/2022
Posting Number: 896647-22

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.