21st Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts Curator

Brigham Young University in Utah

Deadline January 31, 2014
Date Posted December 6, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Brigham Young University (BYU), a privately owned and operated university of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located in Provo, Utah, invites application for the position of Curator of 21st  Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts , a continuing faculty status (BYU equivalent of tenure) position in the Harold B. Lee Library (HBLL). 

 

The mission of this position is to identify, appraise, acquire, catalog, and preserve manuscript materials of enduring historical value related to Utah, the Western U.S., and Mormonism following accepted professional standards and practices with an emphasis on born-digital collections.  This position is responsible for Mormon manuscripts from 2000 to the present, Trans-Mississippi West manuscripts from 2000 to the present, non-Mormon and non-literary manuscripts from 2000 to the present, local Utah County history from 2000 to the present, and Southeastern Idaho Mormon materials from 2000 to the present.  This position is also responsible for the professional papers program of Brigham Young University.

    

Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church.  The Library is seeking a dynamic individual who can perform well in a rapidly changing environment. 

 

Complete an online faculty application (http://yjobs.byu.edu/postings/2529, —Curator,  21st Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts) attach a cover letter and current CV.   Anticipated job availability is August 1, 2014.  Review of applications will begin January 21, 2014.