CURRENT OPENING: Collections Archivist


The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) seeks an entry level archivist to arrange and describe government records and photograph collections held by the ADAH according to local and national best practices. Primary duties include processing and cataloging new acquisitions of government records and photographs, as well as revising legacy finding aids and catalog records, as required by current practices and user needs. The archivist will participate in committees to assist with the creation and implementation of departmental decisions, policies, and procedures and may also contribute to special projects such as exhibits and community outreach. As a member of the Archival Collections Section the Collections Archivist reports to the Section Coordinator.

For more information, see the job announcement.


Student Workers:


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.)


General Job Information:

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, please 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.



Employment Registers:

The ADAH hires from the following state employment registers when positions are available.


For the latest information regarding pay ranges for all of the positions below - please go to




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