Job Opening Title: Special Collections Reference Coordinator
Employer Name: Pitts Theology Library, Emory University
Job Location: Atlanta, GA
Salary Range: Minimum for pay grade: $41,700
Years of experience required: 0-4
Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Reporting to the Head of Special Collections, the Special Collections Reference Coordinator (SCRC) is the primary contact for researchers using special collections materials at Pitts Theology Library. The SCRC will respond to researchers’ inquiries (via email, phone, or in person) by providing assistance with library collections, coordinating digitization or reduplication requests, and making arrangements for in-person visits to the reading room. The SCRC will use the special collections request application (Aeon) to monitor and fulfill requests. This person will retrieve and re-shelve items and help with the stacks maintenance of rare books and archival materials. The SCRC will work closely with reference librarians to assist with special collection reference requests and this person will also work closely with the Digital Asset Librarian to coordinate digitization requests. The SCRC will also provide instruction and guidance to student assistants carrying out various tasks in the department. Additionally, this person will provide statistics on the usage of space and materials to the Head of Special Collections.
Please submit a curriculum vitae or resume, a cover letter including a discussion of your experience with libraries, and contact information for three professional references online. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.