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ABOUT YCHT - Current Employment Opportunities
 
 
The York County Heritage Trust is pleased to announce the following employment opportunities:
 

 

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION


Position title: Library Registrar

Department:  Library & Archives

Status: part time, hourly

Supervisor: Director of the Library & Archives


The Library Registrar must be familiar with standard archival arrangement procedures and display strong organizational and communication skills. Under the guidance of the Director of the Library & Archives and the Assistant Director they will work on ongoing and retrospective cataloguing and data entry. Familiarity with computers, scanners and digital cameras as well as Microsoft programs a must, experience with PastPerfect a bonus.

 

Primary Duties (includes but is not limited to)

·                  Properly clean and organize the donations and recent acquisitions accepted for the Library & Archives collection

·                  Complete in a timely fashion the proper paperwork with detailed descriptions of each donation

·                  Maintain monthly library donor report

·                  Catalogues new periodicals

·                  Continue to arrange, describe, and create finding aids for the existing Library & Archives collections improving community access

·                  Add images to the Trust’s Museum program, PastPerfect by using either a digital camera or scanner

·                  Provide input concerning short, intermediate, and long range planning relating to Library & Archives activity

·                  Assist patrons and volunteers in the Library & Archives Reading Room as needed

·                  Help implement policies concerning collections use, taking into consideration conservation of the material, as well as accessibility to the public.

·                  Work with other Trust staff, volunteers, and committees on projects that utilize Library & Archives resources.

·                  All other duties as needed

 

Qualifications: 

The minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree in American Studies, History, or Library Science or related field. Consideration is also given for library or archival experience. 

 

Skills:

This position requires excellent interpersonal skills in working with staff members, donors, interns, volunteers and visitors. Individual must be a team player and make decisions keeping the best interests of the organization in mind.  Solid organizational skills are necessary to maintain or manage all library and archival records.

 

To apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references by May 20, 2016  to Lila Fourhman-Shaull, Director of Library & Archives, by email lfourhman-shaull@yorkheritage.org with Library Registrar in the subject line or by mail to 250 East Market Street, York, PA 17403. If sending electronically please send application materials as a single attachment. No phone calls please.

 




 
 
 

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