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American Saddlebred Museum Seeking Librarian



The American Saddlebred Museum is seeking a part-time Librarian.  Qualified candidates will hold a Master’s Degree, or be pursuing a Master’s Degree from an ALA-accredited Library Science and/or Information program.  He/She must have experience with library management systems and be familiar with library best practices in cataloguing, database management and preservation.  The librarian will:  1) inventory, catalog and organize the museum’s small library of approximately 2,600 volumes of books, magazines and video. 2) identify and preserve (or make a preservation plan) for any items with special needs. 3) make the collection available to the public using OCLC’s Cat Express and LibraryWorld, an internationally recognized integrated library management system (ILS) source for libraries; and 4) launch a public awareness campaign, making the collection known to a wide public.

For a full description of applicant qualifications and job duties, see the Museum’s website at https://asbmuseum.org/american-saddlebred-museum-seeking-librarian. This is a grant funded, non-renewable position of 25 hours per week for 16 months, start date of January 3, 2022.  

To apply, send resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin October 25, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.  

This position is made possible from a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  

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