Sample Job Postings

from Jan 2005 and earlier

gathered by Alicia for Advanced Moving Image Archiving & Preservation class

For additional job postings, see:


Audio-Visual Materials Archivist

University of South Carolina
South Caroliniana Library
Columbia, SC

The Audio-Visual Materials Archivist is responsible for most of the day to day work involving films, photographs, prints, paintings, audio recordings and other recorded and visual materials held by the South Caroliniana Library, and its divisions for Manuscripts, Modern Political Collections, Published Materials and University Archives. The archivist will chiefly process, catalog, plan and implement conservation measures, and develop and maintain a database of the audio-visual materials held by the Library. The archivist may supervise student employees, interns and/or volunteers. The archivist will be required to assist in areas outside of audio-visual materials. The archivist will also assist with reference, copy requests, acquisitions, and exhibits and other outreach activities. Work outside normal business hours may be required at times. This tenure-track faculty position emphasizes organizational and communication skills and provides excellent opportunity for professional growth.

REQUIRED: M.A. in history, political science, or library science, or B.A. and two years experience. Archival training. Evidence of excellent organizational and communication skills. Preferred: Knowledge of photographic history, recording technology, and audio-visual conservation. Experience working with sophisticated databases.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. MINIMUM SALARY: $34,000. Tenure-track position with faculty status. Excellent fringe benefits, including various medical/hospital plans, dental plan, and disability benefits. Choice of retirement plans.


USC is an AA/EOE.

TO APPLY, CONTACT: (Search by Department: South Caroliniana Library)