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Music and Recorded Sound Archivist/Assistant Director of the American Music Research Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Description:

The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) Libraries invite candidates to apply for the position of Music & Recorded Sound Archivist/Assistant Director of the American Music Research Center, a non-tenure-track faculty position in the Collections of Distinction (CoD) Team. The University Libraries’ Archives were established in 1918 and hold internationally renowned manuscript, photograph, records and media collections relating to the history of CU Boulder, the state of Colorado, the Rocky Mountain West, and transnational subjects, including American popular and classical music.


The Music and Recorded Sound Archivist/Assistant Director of the American Music Research Center reports to the Head of Archives in the highly-collaborative Collections of Distinction Team. The individual is responsible for: actively participating in building a diverse and inclusive campus environment by prioritizing, in all areas of work, the acquisition and processing of, access to, and engagement with archival music and recorded sound collections, as well as music special collections, that document Asian, Black, Indigenous, Latinx/Chicanx, and other under-represented communities; processing and making available new and legacy archival music and recorded sound-related materials in the American Music Research Center collections and other Archives collections, via finding aids created in ArchivesSpace; coordinating cataloging of archival and special music collections and sound recordings; acting as the Assistant Director of the American Music Research Center (AMRC); identifying new acquisitions and managing donor relations for archival music and recorded-sound related collections; supervising AMRC graduate teaching assistants and other student employees, interns, and volunteers; leading or participating in primary-source instruction for archival music and recorded sound collections; participating in CoD research and reference services; contributing to strategic planning, events, social media, exhibits, tours, and other activities for CoD team; and maintaining a consistent record of contributions in the areas of professional service, research, and/or scholarly activity.

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