Archivist Lloyd Library and Museum Cincinnati, OH
DATE POSTED: July 8, 2005 APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 31, 2005
POSITION SUMMARY: Lloyd Library and Museum seeks a dynamic, detail-oriented individual to perform and manage all aspects of its archival operations. Incumbent will process collections and prepare finding aids; create and maintain databases; update archives section of website; create catalog entries for collections; provide reference service; develop and create outreach activities; establish collection development policy; communicate with potential donors to acquire new collections; ensure long-term preservation of collections; be responsible for intellectual control of all archival material types including paper, photographs, electronic documents, ephemera, audio-visual, and artifacts. Reports to Director of Lloyd Library and Museum.
REQUIREMENTS: – Master’s degree in library science, history or related discipline with degree concentration in archival studies – 3-5 years professional archival experience – Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others in a team environment; must be flexible and able to adapt to changing situations – Ability to work independently, take initiative, exercise discretion, and use good judgment – Strong communication (oral and written), organizational and analytical skills, and a commitment to public service and outreach initiatives – Working knowledge of MS Office and other database software packages, archives-related arrangement and description tools and technology, and web-based publication of finding aids – Must be able to lift and shelve boxes weighing up to 40 pounds – Experience with scientific and/or medical collections preferred – Other preferred skills include fund-raising, such as grant writing and donor interaction, and supervisory experience with interns
SALARY: $38,000 plus benefits minimum
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit letter of interest, resume, and names of three references with contact information to: Maggie Heran, M.L.S., Director Lloyd Library and Museum 917 Plum Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Fax: 513-721-6575 E-mail: [email protected] NO TELEPHONE CALLS
PLEASE NOTE: Transportation and/or relocation funds are NOT available.
For more information about the Lloyd Library and Museum, please visit our website at www.lloydlibrary.org.