Distinctive Collections Librarian/Archivist

at Falvey Library/Villanova University (view profile)
Published April 21, 2022
Location Villanova, Pennsylvania
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
Apply Here https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/22866
Education Requirements · MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution, or an advance degree in history or a related heritage management field.
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency 60,000
Hourly or Salary? Salary


Villanova University’s Falvey Memorial Library seeks an entrepreneurial and technologically adept Distinctive Collections Librarian / Archivist.  Reporting to the Director of Distinctive Collections and Digital Engagement, the Distinctive Collections Librarian/Archivist performs services for Villanova University’s archives and special collections including: the description of rare book and personal paper collections according to national standards; the acquisition, marketing and management of distinctive collections with a focus on developing new exhibits and innovative outreach activities including audio capture and editing for podcasting and the management of departmental social media accounts; the description of digitized materials in the Villanova Digital Library.  This position provides library research consultation in response to user inquiries and instructional activities with faculty relating to archives and special collections materials.

Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

The Library offers flexible work schedules which allow some remote work. The University’s competitive benefits package includes tuition benefits among others. A 35-hour work week with the possibility of reduced work hours in summer.