Pittsburgh, PA: Archivist & Public Services Librarian, Chatham University

Archivist & Public Services Librarian – (1646)
Job Requisition ID:     1646
Job Title:     Archivist & Public Services Librarian
Job Type:     Regular Full-Time
Location:     Pittsburgh, PA

Job Description:

Title:  Archivist and Public Services Librarian

Reports to:   Director, Jennie King Mellon Library

Position Summary:
Responsible for the managing all aspects of the Chatham University Archives and Special Collections. This includes providing reference service for the collections as well as acquiring, cataloging, describing and preserving the contents of these collections. Also responsible for participation in the library’s liaison program and staffing the reference desk.

Masters Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution with coursework in archives, special collections, and preservation.  Experience in academic reference service, bibliographic instruction, electronic and print resources, and library systems. A demonstrated strong commitment to public service with concomitant written and oral communication skills.

Duties & Responsibilities:

·     Responsible for all aspects of Archives and Special Collections

·     Responsible for supervising interns and student workers assigned to the Archives

·     Staff the reference desk

·     Teach library instruction classes

Establish and maintain faculty liaisons in selected departments
Promote the use of library services and facilities to the community
Weed selected portions of all collections as needed
Assess gift items and recommend retention or appropriate disposition
Maintain and develop professional expertise
Collect and report statistics as needed
Other duties as assigned

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