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Friday, October 31, 2014

Librarian of Practice IV, Rutgers U (NJ)

Librarian of Practice IV (Non-Tenure Track Librarian), Rutgers Univ – NJ

Situated in the Rutgers University Libraries Annex, Librarian of Practice IV reports to the Head, Special Collections and University Archives, will survey and appraise the papers of Senator Frank Lautenberg (housed in over 2,000 cartons plus digital records), prepare and implement the arrangement and description plan for the collection, and prepare a comprehensive finding aid.  Will supervise an archival assistant and graduate student assistants, and work closely with the Head of Preservation. Other duties and responsibilities as appropriate.

BENEFITS:  Retirement plans, health, and life insurance, prescription drug, dental and vision plans, tuition remission, and 22 days of vacation.

ALA accredited Master’s degree with archives/manuscripts coursework and/or Master’s degree in history, or an allied field with archives/manuscripts coursework; 2-5 years archival experience working with large collections in a research library; supervisory ability and evidence of effective project planning, management, and completion; and demonstrated ability to apply EAD encoding through completed finding aids for large collections. Processing a collection of this size and scope will also require physically engaging with the collection including lifting boxes weighing as much as 40 lbs as well as climbing rolling ladders/step stools.

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To apply: REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY AND CONTINUE UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED. SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER, NAMES OF THREE REFERENCES AND WHERE YOU SAW THE POSITION ADVERTISED TO: Lila Fredenburg (APP. 218), Director of Administrative Services, Rutgers University Libraries, 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1163, email:, FAX: 732-932-7637