Volunteer for SAA Archival Compensation Task Force

January 6, 2020—The SAA Council has approved creation of an Archival Compensation Task Force responsible for:

  1. Identifying issues related to archival compensation, including benefits, salary negotiations, working conditions, etc.;
  2. Studying and evaluating archival compensation in its entirety using past, current, and new data generated on the subject;
  3. Creating and disseminating an archival compensation survey to SAA members; and
  4. Exploring the feasibility of creating a standing body within SAA to liaise and communicate with non-archival entities (such as O-Net, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society, and others) to ensure that SAA continues advocacy efforts and actitivites, including research and documentation pertaining to these groups.  

The task force will comprise eight SAA members (including a chair) and two non-members (such as compensation and recruitment professionals), with the term beginning in February 2020 and a final report and recommendations submitted to the Council by January 2022.

Read the full task force charge and, if you are interested in serving, please  complete the Task Force Volunteer Form. Deadline: Friday, January 24.


Email any questions to appointments@archivists.org.

1 Comment(s) to the "Volunteer for SAA Archival Compensation Task Force"
102397 says:
The tasks you have outlined

The tasks you have outlined focus on identifying and evaluating issues related to archival compensation and advocating for fair compensation within the field. Here's a breakdown of each task:

Identifying issues related to archival compensation: This involves researching and understanding the various aspects of compensation, including benefits, geometry dash onlinesalary negotiations, working conditions, and other factors that impact the overall compensation package for archivists. This could involve reviewing existing literature, conducting surveys or interviews with archivists, and analyzing data to identify common challenges or areas for improvement.