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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Archivist/Special Colln Librarian, Westbury Lib (NY)

Archivist/Special Collection Librarian, Westbury Memorial Public Library, Westbury, NY

Part-Time, Up to 16 hours per week at $30 per hour

The Archivist/Special Collection librarian is responsible for the evaluation, preservation and maintenance of the Westbury Children’s Library’s historical collection which includes rare and antique books, toys, art and documents relating to the original operations and founding of the Library. Primary duties include catalog creation/maintenance, organization and storage, exhibition design, and research assistance. Specific job requirements include:

 Create and maintain a collection catalog and organizational system
 Assist in setting and administering policy guidelines for public access to the collection
 Preserve and maintain antique books and materials
 Select the theme and design of exhibitions
 Advocate for the needs of the collection
 General enthusiasm for the materials and subject matter

Preferred candidates will have a graduate degree in history, library science or archival science. Please send a cover letter and resume to Emily Farrell at