Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Assistant Librarian (P/T) - Fairfield Museum and History Center. Deadline extended!

Schedule: 8 hrs/wk, including Saturdays, 12-4. The Fairfield Museum’s Research Library is dedicated to the history of Fairfield and its region from the 17th century to the present. Through archival collections, historic photographs, maps, and reference works, the library collects and shares information about all aspects of the community, and supports the Museum’s exhibitions and educational programs.   We are currently seeking a part-time Assistant Librarian to serve patrons on Saturdays and to provide assistance to the Library Director. Responsibilities: Provide local history/genealogy reference services in person and by telephone or email; assist patrons in using library and archival materials; respond to research inquiries.  Catalog and organize library and archival materials. Contribute to other library projects, such as indexing, description, and digitization.  Assist with other Museum tasks as needed.  Qualifications: Experience with genealogical and historical research.  ALA-accredited MLS and/or MA degree in history or a related discipline.  Experience working with special collections or archives.  Excellent interpersonal skills and dedication to public service.  Compensation $27/hour.  The Fairfield Museum and History Center is an equal opportunity employer. Please submit cover letter and resume to library@fairfieldhs.org by July 24, 2015.