Jackson, MS: Historic Resources Specialist Lead, Mississippi Dept of Archives & History

Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Archives and Records Services Division

Historic Resources Specialist Lead (Reference Services)

Starting annual salary $45,000.00 plus benefits

Deadline for receiving applications: July 15, 2014

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History seeks an innovative and experienced professional to oversee the MDAH Library and direct the Reference Services section of the Archives and Records Services Division. The incumbent leads and provides high quality, specialized on-site, mail and on-line services to state agencies, government officials, scholars, and the public; develops, coordinates and implements policies and procedures to ensure equal access and services for all users; plans and coordinates innovative outreach activities and public programs; makes oral presentations and represents the Department at historical venues; and may manage and participate in special research projects. Administrative responsibilities include participation in the Division management team, budgeting, volunteer recruitment and oversight, and staff hiring, scheduling, evaluation, training, and development. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (6-8 per year).
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New York, NY: Head of Reference & User Services, Brooklyn Historical Society

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.

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