St. Louis, MO: Reference & Research Coordinator for Film & Media Archive, Washington University St. Louis

Job Title  Reference and Research Coordinator/Film and Media Archive, Olin Library

Job ID  30492

Location  Danforth – Main Campus

Essential Functions

This position leads reference and research workflows and coordination. This includes managing reference services, providing in-depth reference, developing instruction sessions, and conducting research in support of the Film & Media Archive as well as all units in Special Collections

Point person for in-depth reference for Film & Media Archive collections; Collaborates with curators, subject librarians, and faculty to design and develop instruction sessions and class visits; Create and maintain research guides; Engage internal and external University constituencies to support film and media programming; Conduct research to support department-wide activities, such as grant writing, digital projects, and exhibitions
Establish reference workflows, including coordination of front-desk reference duties; Schedule class visits and tours; Coordinate department-wide reference-/research-based initiatives, such as travel grants, essay contests, and collection-based training
Participate in tasks that will strengthen the operations of the department including assistance with events, training of staff and student workers, assistance in grant writing, participation in archive and library meetings and committees
Remain current with trends and developments in Special Collections reference and research

Required Qualifications

Masters Degree or appropriate professional certification
Previous experience handling, serving, and researching Special Collections
Evidence of written and oral communication skills
Evidence of excellent customer service
Knowledge of history, African-American history, film, and documentary filmmaking is a benefit

Preferred Qualifications

A Master’s in library and information science, History, or other related degree
Teaching experience strongly preferred

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $3,396.00 – $4,331.00 monthly.

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