The Richard E. Bjork Library at Stockton University is looking for a Special Collections Librarian to manage the library’s Archives, Special Collections and Government Documents areas. The Librarian will also serve as a liaison to assigned programs. This tenure-track, faculty position reports to the Associate Director of the Library for Technical Services.
- Manages the library’s Archives, Special Collections and Government Documents areas, including all aspects of physical processing, such as de-accessioning, binding, and repair.
- Provides reference services and user support for Archives, Special Collections and Government Documents.
- Plans and executes outreach programs designed to integrate special collections into the curriculum, making unique collections accessible to the campus and broader scholarly community.
- Coordinates collection development, processing, preservation, organization and provision of materials in the Archives, Special Collections and Government Documents.
- Develops and maintains professional relationships with potential donors, the general public, organizations affiliated with the collections and interested faculty, students and staff.
- Collaborates with the Library Digital Preservation Team on digital initiatives and collections.
- Gathers and provides data and analyses of Archives, Special Collections and Government Documents usage and holdings.
- Participates in the library liaison program as a subject librarian.
- Staffs the general reference desk as needed.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Associate Director for Technical Services or the Director of the Library.
- American Library Association accredited MLS/MLIS degree.
- Knowledge of Special Collections best practices.
- Knowledge of best practices for digital libraries, archives, and preservation.
- Knowledge of MARC and non-MARC metadata schemes.
- Experience in Special Collections at the professional or paraprofessional level.
- Experience working in an academic library.
- Experience as a subject librarian in an academic library or Special Collections.
- Experience in cataloging or metadata creation.
- Experience using digital collection management systems.
- Experience using integrated library management systems.
- Experience supervising in a library setting.
Salary: Commensurate with the position, qualifications, and experience of the candidate.
Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
To apply please visit: https://stockton.hiretouch.com. Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward. You may upload documents using; Word, PDF or Videos either as one single file or as individual attachments.
- a letter of interest documenting how you meet the required qualifications
- your resume/curriculum vita
- a list of 3 references: Name, Address, Phone and/or email address
- All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
- Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
- In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
- Prospective employees may access the Annual Security Report for the University at stockton.edu/campuspolice or contact the Campus Police department at 609-652-4378 to request a hard copy of the report.
- Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.