The Archives Assistant will assist in digital preservation and records management, as well as have the
opportunity to engage in historical research.
The Dominican Sisters of San Rafael seek an Archivist to join their team.
POSITION SUMMARY: Assistant Archivist collaborates with the Archivist in organizing, cataloging,
preserving and maintaining the records of the Congregation. The Assistant Archivist initiates, develops
and oversees programs and projects which serve professional researchers as well as those general
information and genealogy. The Assistant Archivist will collaborate with the Archivist to design and
implement strategies for the relocation of the Archives based on professional knowledge and standards.
Under the supervision of the library director, the Archivist is charged with following professional archival standards, principles and best practices in managing all aspects of the Martha Smith Archives and Research Center. Located in the Hooley-Bundschu Library and Learning Commons, the Martha Smith, CSJ, Ph.D. Archives & Research Center’s mission is to collect, arrange, preserve, and make accessible the permanent records of the University as well as rare and unique collections that support the University’s administration, teaching, research, and service. The Archives is currently comprised of three collecting areas – the Women Religious Special Collections, the CSJ Heritage Center Archives, and the Avila University Archives.