Job Opening Title: Library Genealogy Associate
Employer Name: Town of Leesburg
Job Location: Leesburg, VA
Application Deadline: 8/23/2019
Link to job posting: https://www.leesburgva.gov/jobs
Years of experience required: 2
Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The Thomas Balch Library is a history and genealogy library located in Leesburg, Virginia. The library, owned and operated by the town of Leesburg, serves as a designated Underground Railroad research site and has an active research program. The library is currently seeking a Genealogy Associate to add to its team. The Genealogy Associate will provide historical and genealogical reference assistance to the public; and be responsible for processing and maintaining genealogical research files and coordinating genealogical outreach and training. Weekend and evening hours may be required.
Bachelor’s Degree in Genealogy, Library Science or History and two (2) years’ experience in a special collections library. Ability to obtain Genealogical certificates as researcher and instructor within two (2) years of employment; possession of a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record; certification in CPR/AED and First Aid or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment.
Master’s Degree in Library Science or History and two (2) years’ experience in a special collections library; genealogical instruction and research certification; knowledge of a second language such as Spanish, German, or French.
Salary Range: 48,925-83,085 DOQ.
Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.