Drue Heinz Librarian at the American Academy in Rome

Drue Heinz Librarian at the American Academy in Rome
Rome, Italy

The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the position of Drue Heinz Librarian.  The Academy is a private, not-for-profit institution, founded in 1894, which confers the Rome Prize and supports Rome Prize Fellows in their independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities.

The Library collection, which comprises about 138,000 volumes, aims to provide various levels of support in the academic disciplines represented in the fellowship fields (ancient studies, medieval studies, Renaissance and early modern studies, and modern Italian studies).

The Library. located in Rome, is currently undergoing a major renovation, to be completed in September 2007. The Library is also in the process of changing its integrated library management software to “Millennium” (Innovative Interfaces, Inc.), as part of the URBS library consortium (Unione Romana Biblioteche Scientifiche).

Prospective applicants should refer to the complete Position Posting on the Academy’s website at www.aarome.org. for additional information about position responsibilities, professional qualifications and application requirements.

The closing date for applications is October 10, 2006.

American Academy in Rome
7 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022-1001
212 751 7200
212 751 7220 FAX


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