The Joyce Sports Research Collection in Rare Books and Special Collections is one of the largest accumulations of sports-related print and manuscript matter in the world, facilitating scholarly inquiry into the history, sociology, and economics of American sports and their antecedents abroad. Related subject areas supported by the collection include health and exercise, sporting activities and the outdoors, and sports literature and journalism. The most prevalent formats are books, periodicals, printed ephemera (record books, media guides, scorecards, catalogs, broadsides, etc.), printed illustrations and photographs, and manuscripts.
University Archives’ collection of Notre Dame’s sports history extends back to the nineteenth century, with the bulk of the collection focused on the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Archives collects and maintains many records relating to Notre Dame’s varsity, club, and intramural sports. Sports material include media guides, programs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and ephemera, as well as administrative records, photographs, and audio-visual recordings.
Salary and Benefits:
Appointment salary and rank are competitive, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Sports Archivist is a non-tenure track member of the Library Faculty. The University offers an excellent benefits and annual vacation package.
Review of applications will begin immediately and the application deadline is August 2, 2021.
The University of Notre Dame is a highly selective national Catholic teaching and research university in northern Indiana about ninety miles from Chicago. Approximately 8,200 undergraduates and 3,100 graduate students pursue a broad range of studies. For more information about the University of Notre Dame, please visit the University of Notre Dame homepage at http://nd.edu/. The Hesburgh Libraries (http://library.nd.edu) hold about 3.5 million volumes and provide access to more than 23,000 serials. The Libraries have 141 staff and 57 librarians. The Libraries are a member of the Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI), ARL, NERL and other consortia. The University of Notre Dame is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer strongly committed to diversity. We value qualified candidates who can bring a variety of backgrounds to our community.
Further details & application instructions:
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Diversity and Inclusion:
The Hesburgh Library at the University of Notre Dame embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented identities to apply.
Hesburgh Library is a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, which unites academic libraries who are committed to increasing the hiring pipeline of qualified and talented individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.