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Assistant Librarian/Archivist

York County History Center
Job Description
The York County History Center, a cultural non-profit located in downtownYork, PA, seeks an Assistant Librarian/Archivist who will ensure visitors and volunteers in the Library & Archives enjoy exceptional service and experiences.

This is a one-year, part-time/temporary position, requiring 22
hours per week.

The Assistant Librarian/Archivist is responsible for assisting patrons andvolunteers in the Reading Room; answering phone calls, emails and lettersin a timely manner; assisting with research and photo reproduction requests; maintaining visitation, volunteer and related statistics; assisting with updates to the History Center webpage and other marketing for library programs; assisting with setup and facilitating library-related public programs; assisting with office and archival supply orders; assisting in arranging, describing, and creating finding aids for new accessions and older collections to improve community access ; assisting with special projects and exhibit research; assisting with preparations for moving \collections, including boxing, labeling and data correction and tracking; and other duties as needed.

Must be available to work nights and weekends
as needed.

Skills necessary to perform the position include strong organizational and
communication skills. Familiarity with library procedures, archival
arrangement procedures and/or genealogical research sources and methods
are preferred. Familiarity with computers, scanners and digital cameras as
well as Microsoft programs a must, experience with PastPerfect Museum
Software is a bonus. Must be able to lift 30 lbs. A valid PA driver’s license
is required. Must secure a PA Background check. A BA in American
Studies, History, Library Science or related field is required.

The York County History Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or
family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references no later than
March 1, 2019 to: Assistant Librarian/Archivist Search, York County
History Center, 250 E. Market St., York, PA 17403. Electronic submissions
are welcome at nsmith@yorkhistorycenter.org. No phone calls please.

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