Employer: American Baptist Historical Society
Location: ,
Position: Digital Collections Specialist
Compensation: Information not provided
Contact: The Rev Priscilla Eppinger
Comments: The American Baptist Historical Society seeks a creative and energetic professional to serve as its Digital Collections Specialist in order to develop a vibrant digital program.

The American Baptist Historical Society maintains the oldest and largest Baptist historical collection in the US, documenting the history of Baptists generally and American Baptist Churches, USA (the most racially and ethnically diverse Protestant denomination in the US), specifically. ABHS collections include books, periodicals, manuscripts, organizational records, and the beginning of a digitized and born-digital collection. Staff provide reference services, both internally and to the public by appointment.

The Digital Collections Specialist is responsible for the care and management of the American Baptist Historical Society's digital collections, including official records of American Baptist Churches/USA partners, personal papers, and other historical records and/or digital objects. The occupant of this position also provides advice and training to ABC/USA denominational partners concerning the organization and retention of born-digital records to preserve the heritage of the denomination. This is a full-time, exempt position. The Digital Collection Specialist reports to the Archivist.

To Apply: Complete this online application at Upload a letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcript for Master's program, and names and contact information for three professional references.

ABHS is a great place to work! We offer an excellent compensation package: competitive salary and benefits including comprehensive health insurance, generous paid time off and paid sick time, and employer-provided funds into a fully-vested 403b. We offer a safe, professional work environment located on the campus of Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Review of applications will begin March 5, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

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