University Archivist | Waco, TX

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Baylor University  


University Archivist (Assistant or Associate Librarian)

Position:  University Archivist (Assistant or Associate Librarian)

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Salary: $60,000-$69,000 annually, commensurate with experience


The Baylor University Libraries seek applications for the position of University Archivist. This academic professional with faculty status provides leadership, vision, and direction in overseeing the University Archives. Working in The Texas Collection, a dynamic research collection established in 1923 and devoted to collecting Texana, the University Archivist will be instrumental in the development, operation, and promotion of the University Archives and will be an active member of the Baylor University community.


Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of around 21,000 students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having just been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the "Great Colleges to Work For" from The Chronicle of Higher Education. Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits while giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor's mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. 


The Baylor University Libraries support teaching, learning, and research at Baylor University, and consist of the Moody and Jones Libraries; Armstrong Browning Library; Arts & Special Collections Research Center; Institute for Oral History; Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society; Library and Academic Technology Services; W. R. Poage Legislative Library; and Texas Collection & University Archives with over 2.5 million volumes, significant holdings in e-journals, e-books, databases, and other digital content.


The Baylor University Libraries are committed to increasing diversity and recognizing, valuing, respecting, and empowering all members of our community. We actively challenge and respond to bias, harassment, and discrimination. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity to resources, services, and spaces for all persons. The library is a place where differences are welcomed, people are nurtured, all perspectives are heard, and every individual feels a sense of belonging.


To learn more about the above position, the University Libraries, and Baylor University, please visit the appropriate URL:; or Applications should be received by April 18 for full consideration.


Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.