Employment

Current Openings

The following full-time positions are now open:

  • Processing Archivist

    The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) seeks a motivated, detail-oriented Processing Archivist to work in the department’s Archival Collections Section arranging and describing governors’ records. The Processing Archivist will be responsible for managing born-digital collections as well as analog and paper-based collections. The archivist’s responsibilities will encompass all aspects of archival collections work such as assisting with the transfer of new accessions; arranging and rehousing collections; monitoring the environment of archival storage areas; creating catalog records and finding aids for recent acquisitions; revising legacy catalog records and finding aids; and promoting the ADAH and its programs through presentations, tours, and other outreach activities. This is a full-time position and includes state benefits.

    For more information please see the position announcement. (Deadline to apply: November 4, 2022.)


Student Workers

The Archives hires part-time student workers through contracts with the following local universities and colleges: Alabama State University, Auburn University, AUM, and Troy Montgomery.

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.

(See our Internships page for more information about the Archives’ internship program.)


General Job Information

The Alabama Department of Archives and History 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 Archives.


Employment Registers

The Archives 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/PayPlan.)

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

The following registers are opened only when positions are available: