|1/9/2023 3:00:00 PM
|$45,604.00 - $72,634.00/year
LOCATION OF POSITION
This position is a professional research
archivist with the Study of the Legacy of Slavery Program at the Maryland State
Archives engaging with primary and secondary sources to conduct and preserve
biographical, historical, and legal research on individuals significant to
Maryland's past and present at the direction of the State Archivist and
Director. Special topic areas include social and cultural studies of African
American History, Maryland History, the Underground Railroad, Civil Rights,
Racial Terror Lynching and Slavery. This position will provide support to the
Legacy of Slavery study by preparing research results for the publication on
the Archives' website, for in-person and virtual presentations, for exhibit and
in other media as needed. In addition to research duties, the position will
assist in general reference duties in the Archives search room and remote
services of order fulfillment via email and telephone correspondence. This
position also assists in various student outreach and education programs, such
as the Maryland State Archives internship program.
The primary responsibility of this
position will be in the Legacy of Slavery study which includes:
Conducting biographical, historical, and legal
research in original public and private records as well as published records
and secondary references.
Providing historical and governmental context
for biographical research.
Preparing results of research for publication
on Archives' website, public presentations, search room exhibits, and in other
media as required.
Supporting outreach and initiatives of the
Maryland State Archives to include state commissions and legislative
Providing in person and remote guidance and
reference services to Archives’ patrons who submit inquiries via email, phone,
letter, or visit the Archives search room in person.
Experience: Seven years of experience, three years of professional archival experience and four years of additional experience in professional archival work with public records.
1. Candidates may substitute the possession of
a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of
professional archival experience for the required experience.
2. Candidates may substitute the possession of
a Master's degree in Archival Science from an accredited college or university
or its equivalent for one year of the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces
military service experience as a commissioned officer in Archivist
classifications or Archivist specialty codes in the Library and Archives field
of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.
The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.
For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.