Librarian & Archivist
University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, North Dakota

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10 days ago

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Position Information: Description

This position is located at the EERC, an international leader in energy and environmental research, conducting projects for clients throughout the United States and the world. The EERC offers opportunities to people with an exceptional work attitude, dedication to high professional standards, and commitment to personal development. We are looking for experienced, aggressive, scientifically trained, and market-oriented individuals to contribute to the success of the organization by performing one or more of the following functions:

  • Provide research and reference assistance in person and remotely to EERC staff (primary user group) and UND faculty, staff, and students. Also, provide EERC documents and products to the broader local, national, and international community when appropriate.
  • Assist with the maintenance of books and subscriptions and appropriate access according to format.
  • Assist with the facilitation and management of the services provided by the UND Chester Fritz Library such as interlibrary loan and cataloging on behalf of the EERC Library.
  • Comply with procedures for handling confidential and proprietary information.
  • Follow approved UND and North Dakota records schedules and procedures for retention or destruction. Help develop schedules as needed.
  • Ensure access to the EERC’s permanently active archives through the proper accessioning, processing, and cataloging of incoming and backlogged records and collections.
  • Utilize the EERC Records database to help manage the permanently active archives of the EERC.
  • Provide for arrangement and digital reproduction of EERC records for preservation or as requested by EERC staff and external requesters.
  • Maintain publications list for the EERC and its researchers (including writing citations for project deliverables).
  • Promote the services of the EERC Library and Information Services group and other campus libraries.
  • Participate in campus-wide library discussions.

At the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC), we know our people are our greatest asset. Our team of over 200 is sought after worldwide to solve energy and environmental challenges in innovative ways. Since 1951, we’ve worked with over 1,300 clients in 53 countries. We recognize that quality, market-driven science and engineering technologies come from engaged, motivated employees. We encourage lifelong learning through our Employee Development Program and offer many opportunities for both professional and personal growth. In addition to competitive salaries and an outstanding benefits package, the EERC provides opportunities for inventors of commercialized technologies to share in the profits. As part of the University of North Dakota, employees are eligible for tuition waivers and reduced tuition for family members. Apply with us for a position that can turn into a lifelong passion and a work environment that’s more like a family.

For more information regarding the EERC, visit

Required Competencies
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a diverse team.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills including the ability to effectively correspond with diverse patrons in in-person and remote environments.
  • Strong organizational, planning, problem solving, and time management skills.
  • Ability to work with standard computer applications and databases and working in a digital environment.
Minimum Requirements
  • Master’s degree in library/information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association. Degree must be completed no later than August 2021.
  • Graduate level coursework in archives and/or records management as part of the master’s program or the completion of a post-master’s certificate in archives and/or records management.
  • A minimum of 1 year of relevant research/academic library, archives, or records management experience (may include pre-professional experience).
  • Cover letter and resume/CV
  • Successful completion of criminal history records check.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or related course work in an engineering or science discipline.
  • Knowledge of electronic information resources in the science and engineering fields
  • Experience or coursework in document or media digitization and metadata.
  • Archives or records management certifications (for example, Certified Archivist of Certified Records Manager) or the desire to pursue certification after employment.
Minimum Hiring Salary/Position Classification

$50,000 Annual/Full-Time, Benefited, Exempt

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with flexibility to accommodate work activities/work life balance. Travel may be required.


Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual and sick leave. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

To Apply

For full consideration, all application materials must be fully submitted by 11:59PM on the closing date.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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