Metadata Archivist

University Of Arkansas Little Rock , AR 72215

Posted 2 months ago

Current University of Arkansas System employees including student employees and graduate assistants need to log into Workday on My Apps. Simply enter "Find Jobs" in the Workday search bar to view open positions.

All Job Postings will close at 12:01 a.m. CT on the specified Closing Date (if designated). To view the job posting closing date please return to the search for jobs page.

If you close the browser or exit your application prior to submitting, the application process will be saved as a draft. You will be able to access and complete the application through "My Draft Applications" located on your Candidate Home page.

Type of Position:

Professional Staff - Academic Affairs

Workstudy Position:


Job Type:


Work Shift:

Sponsorship Available:


Institution Name:

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UA Little Rock, we prepare our more than 8,900 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields. Committed to its metropolitan research university mission, UA Little Rock is a driving force in Little Rock's thriving cultural community and a major component of the city and state's growing profile as a regional leader in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation.

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.

If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process please contact Human Resources at 501-916-3180.

For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 501-916-3180.


Archives & Collections

Department's Website:

Summary of Job Duties:

This archival position, assigned to the UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture, is responsible for processing archival collections and for assisting patrons. This position contributes to quality control of metadata operations; maintains documentation on best practices and tracks developments on standards of all types. Participation in ArchivesSpace discussions and troubleshooting is expected. Assistance with grant writing and implementation is an expectation. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.


Required Education and/or Experience:

  • A Master's degree in a field related to archives work;

  • Two (2) years of relevant experience;

  • Must be able to lift a 40-pound box.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Arrange and make available archival collections using professional standards;

  • Work with a variety of archive formats, including paper, photographs, multimedia, and born-digital, according to professional standards;

  • Preserve records, documents, and objects according to national standards;

  • Identify and assist in the coordination of grant opportunities related to CAHC collections;

  • Provide patron assistance through weekly reference shifts in the research room, with an occasional Saturday shift an expectation;

  • Provide ongoing support of the department's use of ArchivesSpace in a collaborative manner;

  • Answer research requests via email, phone calls, and regular mail;

  • Participate in professional development opportunities such as conference attendance, presentations, and workshops;

  • Collaborate to promote CAHC initiatives and services through tours, presentations, virtual exhibits, social media, and other appropriate means;

  • Supervise interns, student workers, and graduate assistants on special projects in coordination with the Assistant Director.

  • Monitor, review, identify and report processing policies and procedures for clarity and adoption in collaborations with other archivists.

  • Identify manuscript-processing priorities in collaboration with other archivists and CAHC administration;

  • Assist in identifying research projects based on archival collections for faculty, staff, and students;

  • Highlight archival collections of CAHC through public outreach;

  • Participate in departmental strategic and topical planning;

  • Represent the CAHC on a variety of collaborative projects and programs inside and outside the department;

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and use of basic manuscript processing techniques, such as "More Product, Less Process" guidelines for archival processing, and DACS and EAD for digital encoding of the manuscript and archival finding aids;

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current national data content and structure standards related to the archival control of collection materials;

  • Knowledge of best practices concerning the conservation of archival collections;

  • Knowledge of EAD and XML, including writing and maintaining XSL style sheets;

  • Commitment and ability to work effectively with diverse populations;

  • Superior oral and written communication skills;

  • Demonstrated project management and organizational skills;

  • Demonstrated a record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion;

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience utilizing best practices concerning arrangement and descriptions of archival collections;

  • Knowledge of the history of the United States and of the State of Arkansas.

Salary Information:


Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title)

Optional Documents:

Additional Information:

Please upload all required documents in the "Resume" attachment section of your application (before hitting the submit button), if you want to be considered for this position.

Recruitment Contact Information:

Laura McClellan, Center for Arkansas History and Culture Assistant Director,

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Constant Physical Activity:

Hearing, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Sitting

Frequent Physical Activity:

Balancing, Climbing, Crouching, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Standing, Stooping, Talking

Occasional Physical Activity:


Benefits Eligible:


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Health Industries R&R Pharma Compliance & Controls Sr Associate


Posted 3 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 8/25/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-11-23T00:00 A career within Regulatory Risk and Compliance services, will provide you with the opportunity to help companies rethink their approach to risk and create a sustainable risk advantage. We're a part of a unique client proposition, assisting our clients develop proper internal controls by leveraging analytics and technology solutions to underpin efficient execution of governance, to optimise their risk and compliance policies and processes, and improve business performance. To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future. As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to: * Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas. * Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results. * Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems. * Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends. * Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance. * Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice. * Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives. * Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others. * Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships. * Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct. Job Requirements and Preferences: Basic Qualifications: Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor Degree Minimum Years of Experience: 3 year(s) Required Knowledge and Skills: Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success with the following: * Thorough understanding of the end to end compliance operations process; * Working knowledge of HCP engagement, grants management, spend transparency and other systems utilized in business and compliance operations; * Ability to lead and collaborate tech teams to design, implement and operate systems for clients; and, * Experience with service operations supporting business and compliance processes either as an internal business partner or external consulting. Preferred Qualifications: Degree Preferred: Master Degree Preferred Knowledge/Skills: Demonstrates thorough abilities of Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences Risk and Regulatory business processes and global and US transparency requirements, and proven abilities in developing applications to manage these business processes. Demonstrates thorough abilities of contributing on client engagement teams that design and develop data management architecture and technology solutions, including: * Evaluating enterprise data architecture feasibility, risk and technologies related to business change i.e. assessing, identifying and recommending technology and related business stakeholders' data requirements; solution prototyping and development; processes and performance from business and technical standpoints; and the impact of data changes on business and/or IT processes; * Advising C-suite executives on emerging data management technologies and strategies consistent with clients' business strategies; * Prioritizing, preparing and implementing data architectural improvements i.e. developing and recommending alternative technical and data management solutions, methodologies, strategies and architectural improvement plans; and, * Developing and validating business stakeholders' conceptual data models, including socializing and implementing logical and physical solutions; identifying data sources and metadata to deliver requirements. Prior success in having completed two or more full life cycle implementations is preferred. Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success interacting with end users to understand and document business and functional requirements for complex projects, including full software development life cycle, application development, data management tools, and other related technologies, including: * Enterprise data management, web application development; data modeling, integration and/or synchronization, quality, security, conversion and analysis; database administration; and/or enterprise data management policies, procedures, compliance and risk management; * Architecture, design and development of enterprise technology solutions, including utilizing leading ETL and the ability to architect a solution; * Design and development of data cleansing routines utilizing typical data quality functions involving standardization, transformation, rationalization, linking and matching that leverages knowledge within data, master data, metadata and technology management; and, * Analysis of data from client's source and master data systems to identify automated and manual remediation steps. Demonstrates thorough ability and/or a proven record of success participating in consulting-related projects within a professional services environment, including: * Collaborating and contributing as a team member: understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; * Identifying and addressing client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of firm services; approaching client in an organized manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor; * Prioritizing and handling multiple tasks; researching and analyzing pertinent client, industry, and technical matters; utilizing problem-solving skills; and, communicating effectively in written and verbal formats to various audiences including various levels of management and external clients in a professional business environment; and, * Coaching and collaborating with associates who assist with this work, including providing coaching, feedback and guidance on work performance. Pwc Little Rock AR

Metadata Archivist

University Of Arkansas