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Heritage Room Librarian I - Athens-Clarke County Library

Posted by: Joy Ovington

Posted date: 2017-Aug-22

Location: Athens Regional Library System

The Athens Regional Library system has an immediate opening at the Athens-Clarke County Library for a part-time Heritage Room Librarian. The ideal candidate will be a knowledgeable and enthusiastic team player with a strong commitment to public service. The person in this position staffs the public service desk in the Heritage Room, providing genealogy and local history assistance to library patrons. Additionally, this position assists with the processing of the librarys archival collections. This position requires knowledge of reference interview techniques and basic genealogy reference resources, familiarity with archival principles, and excellent communication and public service skills. This position reports to the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

Up to 15 hours per week; evening and weekend hours are required

$10 - $13 per hour, depending on qualifications

IMPORTANT: See website link for job description details on Essential Duties and Responsibilities, Supervisory Responsibilities, and Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities.

Heritage Room website is:
http://www.athenslibrary.org/athens/departments/heritage


A PPLY HERE ONLY: http://www.athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/empl oyment/hrlibrarian-accl

Athens Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Library is a drug-free workplace and requires a pre-employment drug test and e-verification of employment eligibility.
Job Title Heritage Room Librarian I - Athens-Clarke County Library
Start Date September 2017
Library/Institution Name Athens Regional Library System
Salary $10 - $13 per hour, depending on qualifications
Certification Required? Yes
City Athens
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Part-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications DEADLINE: AUGUST 31!!!!!

This position requires an MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program, or a Masters of Archival Studies. Previous public library reference experience is preferred but not required. A combination of education, training and experience that provides requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position may also be considered. Bilingual Skills (English-Spanish) are preferred but not required.

Physical ability to move or carry objects or materials. Must be able move or carry objects or materials. Must be able to exert up to 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 to 25 pounds force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those of Medium work.
Application Instructions APPLY ASAP ON LIBRARY WEBSITE ONLY: Please submit cover letter describing qualifications, resume and online application, including 3 references as soon as possible (online at http://www.athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/employ ment/hrlibrarian-accl ). Open Until September 23, 2017! Tell us why you want to be a part of our team!
Web Link http://www.athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/employment/hrlibrarian-accl
Special Notes Athens Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Library is a drug-free workplace and requires a pre-employment drug test and e-Verification of employment eligibility.

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