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King County Archivist, Seattle, WA

King County is recruiting for an experienced archivist to lead the County Archives into the electronic age. We are looking for a candidate who possesses comprehensive management skills; will articulate and implement the County’s vision for the Archives through policy, budget and inter-organizational initiatives; and will direct people and programs to realize the Archives’ vision through strategic and business planning.

The ideal candidate will be able to effectively manage competing priorities in an archives facility with a high volume of reference requests. To be successful, a candidate will need exceptional communication skills, a strong sense of team camaraderie, positive and motivating leadership qualities, and a commitment to providing world-class customer service to both internal and external clients. We are looking for a candidate with in-depth knowledge of archival theory and practice who can translate that knowledge to resource providers, county staff and the general public.
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