Director of the Champaign County Historical Archives

Urbana Free Library

If you are a friendly, energetic, collaborative leader who enjoys connecting with all kinds of people, The Urbana Free Library needs you to be our Director of the Champaign County Historical Archives! You will work with amazing Library staff, volunteers, graduate students, and community partners. The Champaign County Historical Archives (CCHA) is a department of the Library that maintains a research-level collection on the history and genealogy of Champaign County and its residents. The CCHA has diverse and outstanding collections, including over one million photographs; 25,000 books and journals; 500 maps; 250 oral histories; newspapers, newsletters, directories, and yearbooks; and The Chanute Air Museum’s archival holdings of photographs, scrapbooks, blueprints, base publications, and more.

The job posting will be considered open until it is filled, but for fullest consideration, each applicant must submit the following using the online application by 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, October 23, 2019: