City of Gallup

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Archivist / Digital Curator                        Department: Library/Museum

Reports To: LibraryDirector                                    Classification: M13

Union: Non-Union                                                    FLSA Designation:Non-Exempt

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

OTHER CONDITIONS:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Preferred qualifications do not apply to MRQs, but may count as points in the final determination for selection.

 

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Under the general supervision of the Library Director or designee, the incumbent performs an extensive variety of complex tasks in the delivery of library, archive, and museum services. To properly safeguard the cultural assets and historical collection belonging to the City of Gallup and making those assets accessible for research and study; to acquire and preserve historically significant collections and seek out new items for archiving; work at City museums and libraries and collect and organize materials such as photographs, ethnographic objects, film clips, paper documents, recordings, and electronic data, pertaining to local history; collaborate with library and museum staff to create engaging exhibits; maintain environmental and storage conditions and supplies necessary to preserve the cultural assets and historical collections; to research, locate and provide information in response to public requests, programming and activities.

 Work involves extensive public contact. Regular evening and weekend hours are required.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

This position reports directly to the Library Director and may receive functional supervision and training from the Deputy Director.  Incumbent may exercise functional supervision over interns and volunteers as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following duties are typical for this classification and represent the principal job duties. However, incumbent may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address needs and changing practices.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Knowledge of:

Skills:

Ability to:

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Essential duties of this position are primarily performed in a highly dynamic, public environment, subject to frequent interruptions and a high level of direct public contact. Exposed to stress, heavy workload, and subject to irate public outbursts; noise level ranges from quiet to moderately loud; may travel to other library branches and community facilities; exposed to computer screens for prolonged periods of time.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Due to the nature of work assignments, the incumbent must be able to work on multiple, concurrent tasks with frequent interruptions often under time constraints. On a daily basis, the essential duties of this position require the ability to stoop; to reach; to climb or balance; to kneel, crouch, or crawl; to stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time; to push and pull objects weighing up to one hundred and fifty (150) pounds; to lift and carry objects weighing up to fifteen (15) pounds; to use finger dexterity to operate a computer photographic equipment, and other office equipment; to hear and verbally exchange ideas and information with the public, staff, and others on the phone and in the library; vision ability including close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application; rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.

 MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

OTHER CONDITIONS:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Preferred qualifications do not apply to MRQs, but may count as points in the final determination for selection.

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Under the general supervision of the Library Director or designee, the incumbent performs an extensive variety of complex tasks in the delivery of library, archive, and museum services. To properly safeguard the cultural assets and historical collection belonging to the City of Gallup and making those assets accessible for research and study; to acquire and preserve historically significant collections and seek out new items for archiving; work at City museums and libraries and collect and organize materials such as photographs, ethnographic objects, film clips, paper documents, recordings, and electronic data, pertaining to local history; collaborate with library and museum staff to create engaging exhibits; maintain environmental and storage conditions and supplies necessary to preserve the cultural assets and historical collections; to research, locate and provide information in response to public requests, programming and activities.

 Work involves extensive public contact. Regular evening and weekend hours are required.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

This position reports directly to the Library Director and may receive functional supervision and training from the Deputy Director.  Incumbent may exercise functional supervision over interns and volunteers as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following duties are typical for this classification and represent the principal job duties. However, incumbent may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address needs and changing practices.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Knowledge of:

Skills:

Ability to:

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Essential duties of this position are primarily performed in a highly dynamic, public environment, subject to frequent interruptions and a high level of direct public contact. Exposed to stress, heavy workload, and subject to irate public outbursts; noise level ranges from quiet to moderately loud; may travel to other library branches and community facilities; exposed to computer screens for prolonged periods of time 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Due to the nature of work assignments, the incumbent must be able to work on multiple, concurrent tasks with frequent interruptions often under time constraints. On a daily basis, the essential duties of this position require the ability to stoop; to reach; to climb or balance; to kneel, crouch, or crawl; to stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time; to push and pull objects weighing up to one hundred and fifty (150) pounds; to lift and carry objects weighing up to fifteen (15) pounds; to use finger dexterity to operate a computer photographic equipment, and other office equipment; to hear and verbally exchange ideas and information with the public, staff, and others on the phone and in the library; vision ability including close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application; rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.