Reference Services Librarian
(July 26, 2023)
Position Title - Reference Services Librarian
Supervisor Title (All entry and mid-level position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Director of Public Services
Position Type - Full-time, permanent
Salary Range - $45,000 - $55,000
The Center for Jewish History seeks a Reference Services Librarian to assist researchers in the Lillian Goldman Reading Room.
The Center for Jewish History welcomes researchers, scholars, and visitors of all backgrounds. The Lillian Goldman Reading Room, often described as the heart of the Center, is the gateway for exploring the diverse history of the Jewish people through the collections of our five onsite partner organizations—American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. The successful applicant will join a dynamic team of forward-thinking and professionally engaged Public Services librarians in the Lillian Goldman Reading Room and Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute.
The Reference Services Librarian, under the supervision of the Director of Public Services, will work closely with other members of the CJH Public Services staff and partner organizations to coordinate the use of Center resources and collections. This individual is part of the team overseeing the day-to-day operation of the Reading Room and assisting researchers both on-site and remotely. The Reference Services Librarian provides bibliographic instruction to patrons and staff, demonstrates proper handling of rare books and documents, explains Reading Room policies and procedures, and collaborates with other CJH departments and partner organizations on special projects to advance institutional and departmental goals.
This is a full-time position requiring at least 4 days per week onsite.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The Center for Jewish History is committed to diversity and inclusion. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.
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