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Thursday, April 16, 2009

F/T - Reading Room Coor. - Ctr for Jewish History

The Center for Jewish History seeks a Reading Room Coordinator to provide public services in its multi-collection Lillian Goldman Reading Room. The ideal candidate must have an MLS degree or equivalent; good writing sills and be able to work both independently and in a team setting; ability to oversee the use of library and archival materials by the public, and commensurate photocopy services; and able to expedite in-house circulation transactions for requested materials

Required Experience
Minimum of two years experience working in reference or public services; Ability to work with electronic catalogs and database management; Ability to work in a busy environment with the public and colleagues. Appropriate demeanor.

MLS Requirement
MLS or equivalent

Education Requirements
Preference will be given to candidates with historical/humanities training; foreign language abilities in one or more of the following: Yiddish, Hebrew, German, Russian


Job Type

competitive and commensurate with qualifications

Diane Spielmann, Ph.D., Director of Public Services

Library Information
The Lillian Goldman Reading Room open to the public embodies a unique partnership that includes the collections of five major institutions of Jewish scholarship, history, and art

Posting Date
April 10, 2009

Originally posted on Metro