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October 24, 2011

Job Post: Director of the Washington County Archives

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The Washington County Archives is currently looking for a director. Here’s the formal job announcement recently submitted to STA for distribution to our members:

Washington County, Tennessee, the original county of Tennessee founded in 1777, is seeking a qualified person to fill the position of Director of the Washington County Archives. The successful candidate will have a master’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in library science, history or another relevant field, and at least three years’ experience in an archives or records management program. Strong communication skills, familiarity with Tennessee laws and regulations concerning public records and a proven ability to work with a variety of clientele are among other important qualifications. The job involves developing and managing the county’s Records Management and Archives Department, working closely with the county’s Public Records Commission and various county departments and offices to insure proper compliance for the storage, preservation and control of all record formats generated by county government. A competitive salary and benefits package is offered based on level of experience. Resumes will be received through December 1, 2011 or until the position has been filled. Resumes may be emailed to or mailed to the following address:

Washington County Government
P.O. Box 219
Jonesborough, TN 37659
Resume for Archivist position enclosed
Attn: William Shrewsbury

Washington County Tennessee is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against you in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline or any other aspect of employment. Additionally, we are firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, creed, religion, disability or any other non-merit factor throughout the employment process, from selection through termination.

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