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Local History and Special Collections Librarian, Bangor Public Library, Bangor, ME

Description: The Local History & Special Collections Librarian is the local history contact for the library, engaging in research and answering inquiries in person or remotely. This person responds to genealogy requests, teaches classes, and maintains the physical and digital local history collection. As a member of the Reference team, the person in this position…

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Special Collections Reading Room Attendant, Providence Public Library, Providence, RI

Description The reading room attendant serves as the first point of contact with researchers and visitors to Special Collections, ensuring that visitors are made to feel welcome and that Special Collections materials are protected and handled with care.  This position is: Non-exempt and is not part of the Union Hourly rate is $20 per hour….

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Barnard Archives and Special Collections Fellowship 2022-23, Barnard College, New York City, NY

Description: The Barnard Archives and Special Collections offers fellowships working under the supervision of the Director and Associate Director  of the Archives and Special Collections, in a two-person fellowship cohort. This year, the Archives Processing Fellows will gain hands-on experience in an academic institutional archives and special collections, with a focus on processing archival collections….

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Archives and Special Collections Department Intern, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PN

Description: The Biddle Law Library Archives and Special Collections Department seeks a graduate student intern to assist with inventorying and surveying the National Bankruptcy Archives, American Law Institute Archives, and the Biddle Collections. This position is a fixed term of 12-18 months and is part-time (20hrs/week). The successful candidate will join a talented team dedicated…

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Archivist and Special Collections Librarian, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

Description: The Wyndham Robertson Library at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, is a small and nimble library that actively supports the campus community through its teaching, collections, events, and engagement with university initiatives. The staff strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion through every aspect of the library’s resources and services, and they regularly seek feedback and modify…

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Special Collections Receptionist/Tour Support Administrator, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Description: As the Special Collections Receptionist, this position staffs the reception desk in the Special Collections Lobby by greeting visitors, registering new researchers and checking in pre-registered patrons, answering the telephone, explaining policies and procedures of the department and Library, and answering questions. As the Tour Support Administrator, provides support for tour guide efforts, including scheduling, invoicing, coordination, and other…

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Processing Assistant (part-time), Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA

Description: Are you interested in gaining hands-on experience working with audiovisual materials? Baker Library Special Collections is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented candidate for the role of Processing Assistant.  Under general supervision, the Processing Assistant will provide support with the arrangement, description of born-digital and analog audio-visual materials to ensure long-term preservation and accessibility. Responsibilities…

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Digital Photographer, Historic New England, Haverhill, MA

Description: Historic New England seeks a full-time digital photographer to work on the Collections Team. The digital photographer photographs library, archival, and artifact collections for inclusion in the ResourceSpace digital asset management system and for special projects such as grant-funded initiatives and website development. Classification: Full time; non-exempt Location: Haverhill, Massachusetts; Regular regional travel required; New England residency…

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Special Collections Receptionist/Tour Support Administrator, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Description: This position is part of the Boston Public Library’s Special Collections team and will have split responsibilities supporting two major public service areas within the department: the new Special Collections Reading Room (renovation slated to open later this year) and the library’s popular Art and Architecture tour program, which provides public tours and interpretation…

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Special Collections Cataloger (Temp), LAC Group, Pasadena, CA

Description: LAC Group is seeking a temporary Special Collections Cataloger to work on a dedicated project for a specialized established academic institution located in Pasadena, CA. This project will be responsible for performing original and copy cataloging for the archives and special collections (including the official repository for records as well as photograph and manuscript collections, rare books,…

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