About Fashion Institute of Technology:
The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally renowned college of art and design, business and technology, of the State University of New York, invites nominations and applications for a part time Special Collection Associate in the Gladys Marcus Library at FIT.
DESCRIPTION OF THE JOB The part-time Special Collections Associate will assist the Head of Special Collections and College Archives (SPARC) in all aspects of unit operations. S/he will work in a secure area of the library with valuable, rare, and historical primary research materials and must know about and comply with security procedures and regulations.
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Provide public service, research assistance, collection maintenance and support the unit's mission and daily operations. Customer Service Provide researcher and reference services to SPARC patrons, including conducting preliminary research interviews, scheduling appointments, and retrieving appropriate materials for researchers.
Collections / Access
Special projects as assigned.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master's Degree in Information Science with an Archives and Records Management specialization or a related field of study AND two (2) years demonstrated knowledge, experience, abilities, and skills in library or archives work or museum collections management. Includes but is not limited to all attributes noted above PLUS experience in public service within an academic library setting; experience with digitization project management; and subject specialty knowledge in Fashion, Costume, or Textiles design and/or history.
Incumbent: Vacant Job Title: Special Collections Associate Supervisor: Karen Trivette Sr. Admin: NJ Bradeen Current Salary Schedule: 91/0 Department: Library
Sunday & Monday 10a-6p, Tuesday 12-8p; 24 hours per week
In order to be considered for the position, you must submit the following documents online: * Resume * Cover letter * A list of three references with telephone numbers and email addresses
Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact each applicant individually regarding his or her application status.
For more information about FIT, please visit FIT's website at: http://www.fitnyc.edu
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