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Archivist/Digital Assets Librarian, Bridgewater Public Library (Bridgewater)

Do you enjoy creating new initiatives and opportunities that provide and support the best learning experiences for others?   Do you take pride in your communication, patience and problem solving skills?  If your answers are YES you may be a great candidate for an Archivist/Digital Assets Librarian position at the Bridgewater Public Library.

Under the general supervision of the Library Director or their designee, the Archivist/Digital Assets Librarian is a professional position responsible for managing the library’s collection of historical assets and artifacts.

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program with a focus on archiving, digital asset management, or related field of study. Three years of professional library experience.  Experience with DAM systems, library systems, content management systems, or other large searchable databases. Demonstrated knowledge of archiving best practices. Working knowledge of standard metadata models. The drive to assist patrons in a highly patron-centric library environment. Excellent communication skills, patience, problem solving, and the ability to work with patrons and staff with varying levels of expertise. Familiarity with website design and graphic design desirable. Strong desire to innovate and integrate library resources into the community. Ability to assess technologies for acquisition and ensure efficient integration and staff training. Should be able to work well independently and as part of a team; to maintain patron confidentiality; to push book carts and bins loaded with library materials; to reach and retrieve books at high and low shelf heights; to stand/sit for prolonged periods of time; to be able to assist lifting up to 30 pounds.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary Range

$53,712.57 - $70,475.40  / year

Salary Notes

This position is a member of the Bridgewater Public Library Staff Association union

Closing Date

How to Apply

No phone calls please!

Please send your resume with cover letter via email to hr@bridgewaterma.org  or at the Human Resources, RE:  Archivist/Digital Assets Librarian, Academy Building, 66 Central Square, Bridgewater, MA 02324.  

Posted

2023-01-10 |  Quick link to this job