Archivist -- Baylor University -- Waco, TX

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, ( and academic strategic plan, Illuminate ( As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.

Baylor seeks to fill the following Academic Professional faculty position within The Texas Collection, one of Baylor University Libraries Special Collections:


The Archivist will office in The Texas Collection, the world’s largest privately held Texana collection and home of the Baylor University Archives. The Archivist is expected to process collections to archival standards, provide exceptional public assistance, and participate in professional organizations at the state, regional, and national levels. The candidate is expected to serve on university committees and be an active member of the Baylor University community. This position is flexible and the Archivist may be expected to assist other Baylor University Special Collections as needed.

Qualified candidates will possess a Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution with a concentration in archives. For a full list of requirements and more details about the position, please visit:

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To learn more about the above position, Baylor University Libraries, and Baylor University, please visit us online at and . We are located in Waco, Texas, a city recently named to TripAdvisor’s 2018 Top Destinations on the Rise in the USA.

Please apply through our web site You will be required to submit the following as a single PDF: 1) letter of application, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) transcripts, and 4) list of three professional references (should include name, title, institution, phone number and email address).

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, marital status, 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.

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