Special Collections and Archives Librarian

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Created: February 4, 2014


Reporting to the College Archivist/Head of Special Collections, the Special Collections and Archives Librarian is responsible for supporting students and scholars in their use of special collections/archival materials, and, as a member of the Research Services Team, providing library liaison services, including collection development, instruction, research consultations, reference and related services to a number of academic departments as well as individual students and faculty.

Lewis & Clark College will conduct background checks on the finalist(s).
Lewis & Clark College is an equal opportunity employer.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science
  • At least one year of work experience in a library or archival setting
  • Familiarity with information literacy instruction techniques and practices
  • Familiarity with academic library reference and collection development
  • Excellent interpersonal communication
  • Knowledge of library and archival practices, including accessioning, arrangement, and description
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively orally and in writing with Library staff, the College community, other Library users, and external constituents
  • Knowledge of digitization techniques, digital preservation, and digital standards
  • Strong service orientation
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to professional growth and development
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Background in history and literature with a record of academic and scholarly writing
  • Familiarity with the following cataloging standards: Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), Encoded Archival Description (EAD), MARC, and Anglo American Cataloging Rules (AACR2)
  • Experience with delivering information literacy instruction, collection development, and providing reference and research support in an academic library
  • Experience working in an archival and special collections setting

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