Archives and Serials Specialist – University of Dubuque, IA

The University of Dubuque is a growing faith based University that is seeking an Archives and Serials Specialist in the Charles C. Myers Library. The University of Dubuque offers an excellent benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, and a retirement match

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily activities of Archives, including retrieving & refiling documents, providing digital copies of print material, accessioning & deaccessioning documents, responding to requests, in consultation with the Archivist
  • Plan special exhibits featuring the Archives in conjunction with the Archivist
  • Prepare Archives material needed for course assignments
  • Order, process, & manage electronic & print periodicals using a variety of vendors & WorldShare, the Library Management System
  • Staff the reference desk about 10 hours per week
  • Provide support for the information literacy program
  • Supervise student assistant(s)
  • Participate in library planning, library committees, & in other projects as assigned
  • Manage change, work independently, & actively contribute to a team committed to the mission of the University & the library
  • Collect statistics as part of planning or accreditation
  • Shift & weed as needed
  • Work on digital publications
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the University’s mission


  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Knowledge of computer programs, including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to provide excellent service
  • Ability to work both independently & as a part of a team
  • Ability to organize & manage multiple priorities
  • Effective problem-solving, communication, & interpersonal skills
  • Preferred: Library experience, working in an academic environment, & archival experienc

To apply with a growing faith based University for the Archives and Serials Specialist position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed. AA/EEO