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Saturday, October 19, 2013

F/T - Assoc. Librarian/Librarian, Princeton Univ. (NJ)

Associate Librarian / Librarian, Princeton Univ – NJ

Princeton University is hiring an Associate Librarian/Librarian to access, survey, appraise, process, and create EAD finding aids and MARC-format catalog records for a wide range of manuscript collections, personal papers, and other materials in the Manuscripts Divisionat the Manuscript Division. Review of applications will begin November 22 with a possible start date in February 2014 

Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school and/or an advanced degree in Latin American studies, especially literature since the 1950s. Hands-on manuscripts processing experience, and familiarity with current developments in processing procedures. Familiarity with standards for manuscript and archival description such as DACS, EAD, and MARC. Excellent oral and written communication skills, as demonstrated in a finding aid or other piece of writing. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team setting. Ability to lift and handle containers that may weigh as much as 30 pounds. Because of the emphasis on Latin Americana, a good reading knowledge of Spanish is required, with demonstrated application in a library or research setting.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in training and supervision. Technical services use of an integrated library system and a system such as Archivists’ Toolkit. Knowledge and awareness of current trends in the digitization of rare and unique original research materials, and of metadata formats such as MODS and METS. Good reading knowledge of other Western European languages relevant to the manuscript collections.

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