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[ARSCLIST] Job ad: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Archivist
I hope the new position below will be of interest to some ARSCLIST
subscribers. A complete job description can be seen at
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Director of Library and Archives
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
1100 Rock and Roll Blvd. | Cleveland, OH 44122-1022
phone: 216.515.1224 | fax: 216.515.1284
aleach@xxxxxxxxxxxx | www.rockhall.com
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is currently seeking
candidates for the position of Archivist. Reporting to the Director of
Library and Archives, the Archivist is responsible for assisting in the
planning and implementation of the activities of the Library and
Archives, including selection, arrangement, description, preservation,
reference, and outreach.
The qualified candidate must possess a Master's degree in library
science, archival studies, or a related field. An additional degree in
music or a related discipline is preferred.
Required: Minimum of 5 (five) years processing archival materials in an
academic or research library setting. Experience working with various
physical formats, including paper, sound and video recordings, and
photographs. Working knowledge of current metadata and descriptive
standards, including DACS, EAD, and MARC 21.
Preferred: Strong supervisory experience. Knowledge of rock and roll and
related music genres.
The Library and Archives of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is
the most comprehensive repository of materials relating to the history
of rock and roll. The mission of the Library and Archives is to
collect, preserve, and provide access to these materials in order to
further understanding of rock and roll, its roots, and its impact on our
For consideration, send resume and cover letter detailing your
qualifications along with salary history to: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
and Museum, 1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44114-1022,
Attn: Human Resources - Archivist. No telephone calls please.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is an equal opportunity
employer and a Drug Free Workplace
Rock & Roll: (noun) African American slang dating back to the early 20th Century. In the early 1950s, the term came to be used to describe a new form of music, steeped in the blues, rhythm & blues, country and gospel. Today, it refers to a wide variety of popular music -- frequently music with an edge and attitude, music with a good beat and --- often --- loud guitars.C 2005 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.
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