Adjunct Faculty (SGS), History (Public History)

Salem State University

Salem, MA

ID: 7075752
Posted: March 5, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

General Statement of Duties
Salem State University is seeking an adjunct professor for Summer 2021 with interest and experience teaching Archives, Records Management and Manuscripts.

Duties and Responsibilities
Adjunct faculty will introduce students to archival theory and practice. Topics include arrangement and description of archival collections, collection development, records management, reference and access, historical use of documents, and preservation of archival materials.

Required Qualifications:

Master's degree in History and a master's degree in Library and Information Science or Archives
Teaching experience
Experience in working an archival library or setting
Preferred Qualifications:

Archival experience and academic training with evidence of coursework or specialization in archival management and special collections
Demonstrated understanding of digital preservation as it relates to archives and records management
College-level teaching experience, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
Experience teaching a multicultural population
Strength and potential for excellence and leadership in community engagement and university services
Demonstrated commitment to collaboration and collegiality
Demonstrated commitment to teaching, supervision, and advising
Working Conditions:

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter,and (unofficial) transcripts
Adjunct positions are temporary for one semester only, with a possibility for re-hire. All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Adjunct positions are not eligible for H1B Visa sponsorship
Pre-Employment Background check will be conducted for all selected applicants
Application review will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is developed


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