Job Posting: Assistant Librarian, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TexasPosted: July 18, 2011 Filed under: Advice: Job Search, Art Librarianship, Museum Librarianship, Opportunities: Job Postings | Tags: acquisitions, art librarianship, collection development, development, mcnay art museum, Museum Librarianship, museums, reference, research, san antonio, texas Comments Off on Job Posting: Assistant Librarian, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
McNay Art Museum seeks a full time Assistant Librarian to assist the Head Librarian by providing administrative and professional support in the areas of reference, collections development, acquisitions, funding, facilities planning, public relations, and other areas as needed.
Responsibilities would include managing the public information desk, assisting with the general research as well as that of the museum’s permanent collection and exhibitions to the staff, docents, and library visitors. Will manage gifts and donations to the library. The assistant also assists with the library’s collection development and acquisition program, both print and digital resources.
Qualifications: Masters degree in Library/Information Science from and ALA accredited library school required. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and written communication skills required. Academic background in art, art history, or theatre-related disciplines demonstrated through undergraduate degree coursework, and/or work experience. Pratical knowledge of library emerging technologies related to the design and delivery of library services. Minimum of two years experience in a fine arts library and library space planning, highly desirable. Must be able to carry heavy library materials. Flexible work schedule, including some nights and weekends.
Please send cover letter and resume to:
McNay Art Museum
P.O. Box 6069
San Antonio, TX 78209-0069