Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor in Archival Studies at Clayton State University (Atlanta, GA)

The Archival Studies Program in the College of Information and Mathematical Sciences at Clayton State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track graduate faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting August 1, 2017. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

THE PROGRAM
The Master of Archival Studies Program trains individuals to be digital archivists can curate comprehensive, trustworthy collections of records that merit long-term preservation. Graduates from the program will be well-grounded in theoretical knowledge and practical skills of archives. They will understand the impact of technology on the profession and will have the knowledge and skills to work with information technologists and to manage digital information. They will know how to work in a rapidly changing environment, finding innovative solutions to the challenges of digital archives.

The program began in 2010 and has strong support from a large community of professional archivists in the state who assist as part-time faculty, provide internships, and are willing to work with students on specific projects in courses. The program began offering online courses in 2011, and went completely online in Fall 2012. Because the Master of Archival Studies is an online program, students may live outside the Atlanta area. Currently the Archival Studies is a graduate program with imminent plans to expand to include undergraduate offerings.

For more information about the program, see www.clayton.edu/mas/.

THE UNIVERSITY 
Clayton State University is located in a beautiful lakeside setting fifteen minutes southeast of downtown Atlanta. The University currently offers nine master’s degree programs and 39 baccalaureate degree programs, with an enrollment of more than 6500 students. The University is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as having the most diverse student population among comprehensive baccalaureate-level colleges and universities in the Southern United States. The University has been named one of the “Top 100 Workplaces in Atlanta” by the Atlanta Journal Constitution for six consecutive years. Clayton State is adjacent to the Georgia Archives and the National Archives at Atlanta.

For questions please contact Joshua Kitchens at joshuakitchens@clayton.edu
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