The American Saddlebred Museum is seeking a part-time librarian. Qualified candidates will hold a Master’s Degree, or be pursuing a Master’s Degree from an ALA-accredited Library Science and/or Information program. They must have experience with library management systems and be familiar with library best practices in cataloguing, database management and preservation. The librarian will: 1) inventory, catalog and organize the museum’s small library of approximately 2,600 volumes of books, magazines and video; 2) identify and preserve (or make a preservation plan) for any items with special needs; 3) make the collection available to the public using OCLC’s Cat Express and LibraryWorld, an internationally recognized integrated library management system (ILS) source for libraries; and 4) launch a public awareness campaign, making the collection known to a wide public.
For a full description of applicant qualifications and job duties, see the Museum’s website at https://asbmuseum.org/american-saddlebred-museum-seeking-librarian. This is a grant funded, non-renewable position of 25 hours per week for 16 months, start date of January 3, 2022.
To apply, send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin October 25, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.
This position is made possible from a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
-- via ASB Museum