Job: Librarian- Special Collections And Archiving

General Information
Position:
Librarian- Special Collections And Archiving

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
Salary Range - $ 44,975.98 - $71,781.73 per year (dependent upon qualifications)

Job Category:
Other

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

Broward County, Board of County Commissioners is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Librarian Full Time working the special collections section at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC). 

AARLCC serves as an integral part of the community, offering classes in computer technology and educational, recreational, and cultural programs on a regular basis.

The purpose of this position is to plan, supervise and coordinate the activities of a service section. This includes supervising staff, project or program coordination cultivating outreach efforts, and supporting division-wide initiatives. This position is also responsible for collection development, youth and adult reference services, programs and readers advisory.

The selected candidate in this position must have the abilities to manage multiple priorities, tasks and work effectively; both independently and collaboratively, display excellent interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communication skills, demonstrate initiative, flexibility, and exhibit a solid commitment to creativity and continuous learning, including the ability to learn new technologies. 

The ideal candidate will also be responsible for arranging and describing archival collections, including knowledge of relevant descriptive standards (DACS, EAD, EAC-CPF).  Additional duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting with cataloging of collections; assisting in the location of new materials to include their acquisitions; displaying the coordination of educational and public outreach programs such as, tours, workshops, lectures and classes; and assist in the set-up of exhibits and related events that showcase collections.

 

This announcement will remain active until a sufficient number of applications has been received and may close at any time.


Education:

Requires a Master's degree from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association in Library Science, Library and Information Science, or closely related field.

 

Preferences:

  • Masters' degree or higher in Archival Studies
  • Certificate in Archival Studies
  • One (1) year or more experience in organizing archival records and developing classification systems to facilitate access to archival materials
  • Participation in courses focused on current practices in archiving through workshops, seminars, or webinars (recent certificate received for participation)
  • Two (2) or more years cataloging archival experience

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
04-03-2018

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
www.broward.org/careers

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Broward County Libraries

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
100 S Andrews Avenue

City:
Fort Lauderdale

Zip:
33301

County:
Broward


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Broward County Libraries

Address:
100 S Andrews Avenue

City:
Fort Lauderdale

State:
FL

Zip:
33301

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Libraries Human Resources

Contact Email:
Libraries-HumanRes@broward.org

Contact Phone:
954-357-5477

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please apply on-line at www.broward.org/careers.

Be advised that during emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers.  County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

BROWARD COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND PROVIDER OF SERVICES   


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