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Curator, Concord Free Public Library, Concord, MA

The Concord Free Public Library is seeking a vibrant team member with strong customer service & communications skills to provide public access to Special Collections including materials, art and objects owned by the Library Corporation.  

This is a unique opportunity to manage the most comprehensive archive of primary and secondary source material related to Concord history, life, landscape, literature, people, and influence from 1625 to the present day.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Supervises Special Collections staff and manages operations, programming & outreach to support Special Collections including:  
    • Mounting exhibitions,
    • Developing & displaying collections,
    • Donor relations,
    • Preparation of descriptive tools affording access to materials within collections,
    • Providing reference and related services.  

 

Qualifications

Requires equivalent to MLS & 5-7 years of experience in special collections or archives, including supervisory experience.  

An advanced degree in American literature or early American history is highly desired.  Familiarity with library technologies related to metadata and digitization is also desired.  

Evidence of scholarship related to special collections and archives and a commitment to continued scholarly and professional activities.

 

Hiring pay range: $65,288 - $81,886

 

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019

For more information and application instructions, visit www.concordma.gov/jobs or contact Human Resources at 978-318-3025.  EOE

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