Brooklyn Historical Society
Head of Reference and User Services
The Head of Reference and User Services is responsible for supporting research at Brooklyn Historical Society for a diverse audience of users. He or she will manage in-person and on-line reference services that serve the general public, the Society’s staff, and visiting scholars; give instructional workshops for researchers; and direct the library’s post-secondary instruction program.
BE A PART OF THE NATIONAL DIGITAL STEWARDSHIP RESIDENCY PROGRAM
The National Digital Stewardship Residency Programs in Boston and New York, with generous funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, are working to develop the next generation of digital stewardship professionals by funding nine-month hands-on residencies for recent master’s degree recipients to complete digital stewardship projects at host institutions in the Boston and New York City area.
Applications for residencies running from September 2014 through May 2015 are now being accepted. Applications are due Friday, May 30, 2014.
Participation in NDSR Boston or New York will offer:
* A nine-month paid residency at a Boston or New York City institution working on a specific digital stewardship project with a mentor and with full host institution support.
* Participation in advanced training, lectures, and events on digital stewardship conducted by digital preservation professionals and program staff.
* Access to mentoring and career development services through the program and through the involvement in NDSR of notable digital preservation professionals.
* Access to professional development funding, the opportunity to present at national conferences, and the chance to help contribute to and shape a national model for post-master’s residency programs.