REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library and Information Science OR graduate degree combined with relevant experience.
Minimum of 2 years of experience working with special collections materials in an academic research environment.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY:
Knowledge of the history and impact of music cultures of New Orleans and the surrounding region.
Demonstrated ability to cultivate collaborative partnerships with library staff, Tulane faculty and students, and the broader research community.
Understanding of current and emerging approaches to acquiring, preserving, and promoting primary source materials.
Ability to contribute to outreach efforts such as events, exhibits, social media, or other programming.
Understanding of privacy, confidentiality, copyright and use policies associated with special collections materials.
Able to be responsive to the needs of a diverse faculty and student population and committed to fostering diversity and inclusion in the work environment.
Experience providing instruction on primary source literacy in collaboration with archivists, librarians, or faculty.
Knowledge of library and archival theory, standards, and best practices related to special collections management and use.
Familiarity with archival content management systems, such as Archon, Archivists’ Toolkit, or ArchivesSpace.
Graduate degree in music history, ethnomusicology, or related fields.
Experience writing grants and/or implementing grant projects.
A record of professional engagement through committee work, presentations, and/or publication, and knowledge of current and emerging trends in the information field.
Familiarity with digital technologies and best practices that support digital scholarship or digitization.