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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

F/ T - Librarian/Archivist - Historic Hudson Valley/Tarrytown

Librarian/Archivist Position - Historic Hudson Valley, Tarrytown, NY

Forward-looking, systems-savvy, hands-on librarian/archivist sought for
new, full-time position: Manager of Library and Archival Services.
Reporting to the Curator, the person will be responsible for the
organization’s book, historical document, and corporate record resources;
related project management and implementation; and external and internal
reference services oversight.

Key Position Responsibilities:

•  developing and implementing long-term plans for the museum’s library
  and archives
•  helping implement move of library and archives to newly constructed
  headquarters building
•  creating database and other finding aids
•  organizing HHV corporate and project documents and vital records
•  cataloging books and processing archival collections
•  managing projects and assisting grantswriter in seeking project funds
  for the library
•  recruiting and motivating a cadre of volunteers to work on specific
•  aiding research related to HHV historic sites and Hudson Valley history
  and material culture that leads to publications, digital content,
  and/or public programming for the museum.


•  MLS or related degree; at least five years of archives and/or
  library management experience
•  Mastery of archives and library standards, procedures, and access
•  Proven ability to manage multiple, complex projects and to supervise
  staff and volunteers
•  Historical research skills helpful; experience with TMS preferred.

Personal vehicle required for reimbursed local travel.

Compensation:  Annual salary and benefits competitive.

To Apply (Do not contact HHV):
Send cover letter; resume; names, titles, postal and e-mail addresses, and
telephone numbers for no fewer than three references to:

The Winthrop Group, Inc.
Information & Archives Services
Attention:  Linda Edgerly
37 West 39th Street, Suite 501
New York, NY  10018

Questions can be sent via email. Resumes and reference information will be
accepted by e-mail or by post.