ROSICRUCIAN RESEARCH LIBRARY - LIBRARIAN
The Librarian manages the care, organization, and security of the collection, welcomes and assists guests, manages the library facilities and volunteers, researches and responds to inquiries, and helps plan new Rare Books and Manuscripts room.
Fridays – Tuesdays
Organizes library collection, including managing collections database, online resources, and book donations.
Welcomes and assists guests in locating materials, answers questions, refers guests to outside resources and collections when appropriate in order to provide information services to guests.
Researches and responds to inquiries.
Serves as part of team in preparation for new Rare Books and Manuscripts room in Library.
Continually improves and supervises collections security. Manages the day to day operations of the Library including the Security of the building and the collection. Serves as First Responder for rare Security emergency events.
Recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers.
Other duties as assigned. Fills in as needed.
Marginal Functions will vary with the specific assignment and depend on the particular unit or function for which the person is responsible.
Must be thoroughly familiar with current ALA Library standard practices and procedures and proficient
with Library database software.
Preferred: Master’s Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) from a graduate library program accredited by the American Library Association, and at least two years of professional library experience.
Will also consider: Master’s degree in Philosophy or Ancient History and at least five years of library experience.
Or: Bachelor’s degree in Library Science or Information Science and three years of progressively responsible professional library experience. Knowledge of library services and operation and of library collections. Familiarity with Philosophy and Ancient History.
Experience: Bilingual desirable.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform all essential duties in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to accommodate individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
· Honest, trustworthy, forthright, reliable.
· Thorough knowledge of current ALA library standards and practices.
· Must be proficient with PC Windows platform and be proficient in MS Office suite of applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the Windows file explorer, electronic mail, and library databases.
· Decision-making skills and the ability to manage multiple projects.
· Commitment to follow company policies and procedures.
· Exceptional guest service ethic and high expectations for quality.
· Proven ability to manage people and operations well.
· Fluency in English, second language a plus.
· Must be self-motivated and possess a strong work ethic.
· Must have effective interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written) and present a positive and informative experience and image of the organization.
· Must possess strong organizational skills and be attentive to detail.
· Must be able to function in occasionally stressful environment and/or on short deadlines and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
· Ability to work independently.
· Must enjoy being a part of a team environment.
· Must be capable of maintaining strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
RELATIONSHIPS: Reports and is directly accountable to the Executive Director.
SUPERVISION OF PERSONNEL: Manages Library volunteers
How to Apply:
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum & Planetarium
Multidisciplinary position working with the Museum Supervisor, Intern/Volunteer Coordinator, as well as staff on events and programs. Interns are responsible for working with museum and planetarium guests; helping out with monitoring artifacts; giving talks and tours; as well as presenting planetarium shows.
· Provide excellent customer service to guests.
· Assist staff at planetarium shows and workshops as well as with general museum operations.
· Answer general questions about the museum and planetarium, the collection and Rosicrucian Park.
· Learn and present planetarium shows, gallery talks, tomb tours, and facilitate activities as needed.
· Operates Planetarium Star Room Control Booth while presenting up to two shows a day.
· Inform guests of planetarium and museum rules, as necessary.
· Opportunities to help in additional areas of Rosicrucian Park as needed.
· Answer basic questions about and related to membership of the Rosicrucian Order.
Additional Opportunities May Include:
· Create special workshops and programs with guidance and permission of Museum Supervisor and Intern/Volunteer Coordinator.
· Work on special projects with management and staff.
· An interest in Astronomy, Library Sciences, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, History, Egyptology, Museum Studies, Literature, Theatre arts and/or public speaking.
· Passion for education.
· College student at least 18 years of age.
· Anyone looking for a letter or recommendation for graduate school.
· Background check clearance.
Any further questions can be directed to the head of the Intern and Volunteer Program at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Apply
- Email email@example.com