Collections Archivist


The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) seeks a motivated, entry-level Collections Archivist for the department’s Archival Collections Section. This is a full-time position and includes state benefits. The archivist will work in all aspects of archival accessions, processing, and description. S/he will organize and rehouse collections; identify sensitive materials; research the historical context of collections; produce catalog records and finding aids using MARC and DACS; work with special formats including photographs and born-digital records; assist with new accessions; and promote ADAH and its programs through presentations, tours, site visits, and other outreach activities.

For more information, see the job announcement.




Administrative Support Assistant (Retired State Employee)


The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) seeks a motivated, self-directed Administrative Support Assistant for the department’s Records Management program. Reporting to the head of the Records Management Section, the retired state employee will assist staff with reviewing incoming forms and drafting responses from a template. Preference will be given to employees who can work 20 hours a week.

For more information, see the job announcement.





ADAH hires part-time student workers through contracts with the following local universities:
Alabama State University, Auburn University, AUM, Troy Montgomery, Huntingdon College, and Faulkner University.

Students help with a variety of projects, including greeting visitors, providing school tours, cataloging artifacts, assisting researchers, scanning historical materials, and general administrative tasks. 


Current openings:

To apply, submit a Student Worker Application.


(For information about internship opportunities, see www.archives.alabama.gov/employ/internships.html.)



ADAH is an equal opportunity employer and employs individuals who have met the minimum qualifications for employment as established by Alabama's State Personnel Department. To find out more about Alabama's Personnel Policies, go to www.personnel.alabama.gov. To view a state job application, go to http://www.personnel.alabama.gov/Downloads/StateApp.pdf. Individuals interested in working with the state must apply through the state personnel system. Please do not send job applications to the ADAH.




ADAH hires from the following state employment registers when positions are available. (For the latest information about pay ranges for the positions below, see http://www.personnel.alabama.gov/ComPayPlan.aspx.)



The following registers are continuous (applications are accepted at any time):


Class Code 30430

Curator (General Option)

Class Code 30451 (Option 003)

Senior Archivist

Class Code 30435

Senior Museum Curator

Class Code 30452

Curator (Education/Interpretation Option)

Class Code 30451 (Option 358)

Cultural Resources Assistant

Class Code 30405


The following registers are opened only when positions are available:

Archivist Coordinator (currently closed)

Class Code 30436

Museum Curator Coordinator (currently closed)

Class Code 30453