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Librarian/Archivist - East Hampton Library, Long Island Collection

Posted on August 29, 2019

Description

The East Hampton Library is seeking a full-time Librarian/Archivist or trainee to work in the Long Island Collection, a special collection and archive dedicated to the history and people of Long Island. The Long Island Collection is committed to digitizing our large manuscript collections and providing exceptional reference service to our patrons.

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities are local history reference and digitization. Additional responsibilities include the arrangement and description of archival materials and periodic clerical work. This job also includes contributing to efforts to highlight the collection through community outreach, writing a weekly email newsletter, and assisting with occasional events and displays.

Qualifications

• Candidates must hold a Master of Library Science degree from an accredited library school or be enrolled in an accredited MLS program.

• Archival certificate, special collections concentration, or equivalent experience.

• Candidates must be able to lift 20 pounds.

• Ability to take instructions and work independently.

• Ability to work courteously with co-workers and patrons in-person and over the telephone.

• Ability to work with office equipment, such as copiers and scanners.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Project management skills are a plus.

• Familiarity with ContentDM and/or Sierra is a plus.

• Experience with Long Island history is preferred.

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience

Location

East Hampton, New York, United States

URL

easthamptonlibrary.org

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Company Information

159 Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937

Contact Information

[email protected]