Job Opportunity: Librarian, American Craft Council, Minneapolis MN

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY
American Craft Council (ACC) is a national, nonprofit educational organization founded in 1943 to promote understanding and appreciation of contemporary American craft. ACC is a community that believes in the value of things made by hand, the people who create them, and the meaning that creativity brings to everyday life. ACC champions craft through American Craft – a bimonthly magazine, national juried shows, a specialized research library, achievement awards, and educational workshops and seminars. To learn more about ACC visit www.craftcouncil.org.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Librarian is responsible for the effective management of day-to-day operations and long-range planning for the American Craft Council library in accordance with its mission to acquire, organize, preserve and provide information about craft. Responsibilities include collection management, archives, catalog, research, patron assistance and library promotion.

QUALIFICATIONS

Master of Library Science or Master of Library & Information Science from ALA-accredited program. Minimum of five years working in a specialized library setting. Two or more years in a supervisor role. Experience in art/craft library collection is very desirable.

Cataloging experience with catalog and digital archive systems. OCLC Client or web-based WorldCat, Koha and CONTENTdm preferred. Strong research skills in both print and electronic media. Working knowledge of RDA, LCSH, LC classification, and MARC. Proven ability to develop and modify library databases. Experience with archive organization and preservation.

Self-motivated, results-oriented, and goal-focused. Demonstrated success in working independently and as part of a team. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Able to work some evenings and weekends, with possibility of limited travel.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please email resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to employment@craftcouncil.org No Calls Please

American Craft Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse work environment.

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