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Archivist/Public Services Librarian

Posted by: Willet Library, Wesleyan College

Posted date: 2014-Jun-11

Location: Willet Library, Wesleyan College

Willet Memorial Library is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic librarian to serve as Archivist/Public Services Librarian. Reporting to the Library Director, the Archivist/Public Services Librarian will divide duties equally between public services and archives.

Primary job responsibilities: Work as a member of the Wesleyan College Library public services staff and serve as Campus Archivist; including circulation, reference and instruction duties, special collections, and archives. This position would require night and weekend rotation hours.
Job Title Archivist/Public Services Librarian
Start Date August 1, 2014
Library/Institution Name Willet Library, Wesleyan College
Salary
Certification Required? No
City Macon
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Academic
Qualifications Required Qualifications:
ALA-accredited Masters Degree in library or information sciences, with concentration, or coursework, in archival studies or management;
Knowledge of basic reference sources and library procedures;
Familiarity with online search strategies;
Familiarity with Information Literacy Standards and best practices for library instruction in an academic setting;
Experience with public services and a commitment to the instructors role in an academic library setting;
Experience working with archives, or special collections; including understanding of technology, national and international standards and best practices in the field;
Experience working with institutional records;
Knowledge of basic conservation and preservation standards for archival collections;
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills;
Ability to lift up to 30-40 lbs
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with Innovative, OCLC WMS or other cloud based library systems;
Experience working with GALILEO, or another database consortium;
Experience working with PastPerfect, EAD and/or other archival software, equipment and tools;
Ability to adapt to a changing work environment
Application Instructions Please submit a letter of interest, resume, contact information for at least three references, unofficial copies of transcripts to Kristina Peavy, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210 or email them to kpeavy@wesleyancollege.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately. Prospective start date: August 1, 2014. Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Web Link http://www.wesleyancollege.edu/about/employment.cfm
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