Job Posting: Manager, Ford Corporate Archives

January 24, 2018

The Henry Ford is seeking applicants for the position of Manager, Ford Corporate Archives. Responsible for the leadership and management of the Ford Motor Company’s Corporate Archives, the Manager works closely with Ford Motor Company’s Heritage Brand Manager and the archivists of the Ford Historical Resources Collaborative to ensure the growth, accessibility, and stewardship of Ford Motor Company’s Corporate Archives collections. In addition, the Manager is responsible for working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders as well as Ford Motor Company’s Heritage Brand Manager.

For more detail, contact, and application information please see JobID 473 at


Brian Wilson
The Henry Ford


Job Posting: Congregation Archivist, Adrian Dominican Sisters

November 13, 2017

The Adrian Dominican Sisters, a congregation of vowed Catholic women religious, is seeking a full-time Archivist to minister on the Motherhouse campus in Adrian, Michigan.

The Archivist is responsible for organizing, preserving, and protecting the records which pertain to the origins, history, spirit, life and growth of the Congregation. The Archivist is responsible for the acquisition, assessment, processing and reference, preservation, records management, planning, budget preparation and management, security, search and retrieval systems, as well as related community outreach.

Master Degree in archives and Records Management or Library Science with a concentration in archival work preferred. Bachelor Degree required. Qualified candidates will have three to five years experience in archival work, preferably with a religious congregation as well as knowledge and experience in records management, research, systems management, cataloging, and preservation standards relative to archival work. For a more detailed job description or to apply visit our employment site at

Posted on behalf of:
Joy Finfera, OP
Secretary of the Congregation
Adrian Dominican Sisters
1257 East Siena Heights Drive
Adrian, MI 49221

Job Posting: Archivist, Historic Ford Estates

June 2, 2017

As a member of the Historic Resources team, the Archivist is responsible for the organization, preservation, storage and access to the archival collections at the Historic Ford Estates, which includes the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House and the Henry Ford Estate – Fair Lane. The Archivist develops, implements and upholds archival policies and procedures with regard to processing, documentation and accessing archival collections. The Archivist will also lead the development and implementation of an institutional archival/records management policy for the organization. S/he will be responsible for providing scans of images and documents as needed using appropriate digital and metadata standards, as well as researching copyright and ownership issues. The Archivist will work with the Collections team as needed to prepare the archival collections for the relocation into new or improved storage conditions. The Archivist may also assist on tasks related to digital assets and the associated database, as needed.

Additional detail and application information is available in PDF format here, or visit the Employment page on the website.

Job Posting: University Archivist, Wayne State University

March 8, 2017

Wayne State University seeks a service-orientated individual to provide vision and leadership for the University Archives. The University Archivist captures and disseminates University history through both traditional and innovative collecting strategies, and by increasing accessibility to collection information and content.

Key areas of responsibility include:
* Reference, outreach, and donor relations
* Collection management and stewardship
* Professional development, service, and activity

For more information and to apply by March 27, 2017:


Alexandra A. A. Orchard, CA
Technical + Metadata Archivist
Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs
Wayne State University

Job Posting: Curator of Archives, Hekman Library at Calvin College

March 2, 2017

Hekman Library at Calvin College is excited to embark on a search to hire a Curator of Archives. Help us find good applicants and share this post around. Interested parties can get more information at the link below.

The Curator of Archives will serve the archival research, reference, and resources needs of the students, faculty, and staff of the Christian Reformed Church, North America, Calvin Theological Seminary, and Calvin College. Working in a team-focused library the curator works together with other librarians to develop and facilitate the collections of Heritage Hall and the library and to provide instruction equipping library users to confidently access and use historical print and electronic resources. This position is accountable for the acquisition, organization, maintenance and client use of paper and digital official records and private papers produced by the Calvin College, Calvin Theological Seminary, and Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA), its related institutions and persons.


David B. Malone
Dean of College & Seminary Library
Calvin College
Hekman Library
1855 Knollcrest Cir SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
616-526-6072 | 616-526-6470 FAX |

Job Posting: Library Cataloging Specialist, Grand Valley State University Libraries

February 23, 2017

Grand Valley State University Libraries ( is recruiting for a Library Cataloging Specialist to join our highly collaborative and user-focused Knowledge Access and Resource Management Services (KARMS) team. GVSU is committed to advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity, and encourages diverse and minority applicants to apply.

This position will report to the Head of KARMS and will be responsible for cataloging and processing a range of complex and unique library resources and working with a team of faculty and support professionals to maintain and advance their discovery.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years cataloging experience, strong attention to detail, excellent written, communication, and interpersonal skills, and a demonstrated proficiency for learning specialized hardware and software.

To view the full position description and apply, visit:

– Annie Benefiel
Archivist for Collection Management
Special Collections & University Archives
Grand Valley State University

Job Posting: Project Processing Archivist, The Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives

January 8, 2017

The Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives (LNSJCA) of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has an immediate temporary opening for a Project Processing Archivist. The job description is available at the following link, along with the application: