Outreach Librarian, Rakow Research Library, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning NY
posted May 28, 2013 4:10 PM
The Rakow Research Library of The Corning Museum of Glass is seeking an Outreach Librarian to lead and shape the Library's outreach and oral history programs. This is a newly created position and it promises to be a rewarding challenge for the right person. The person in this position is charged with providing leadership and expertise for library outreach to internal, local, regional, national, and international communities, leading the Library's oral history program. providing high quality reference and instruction services for both on- and off-site patrons, and conducting regular assessment of outreach activities.
The Rakow Library is the world's foremost library on the art and history of glass and glassmaking. Its mission is to acquire everything published on the subject of glass.
The successful candidate will possess a Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program, demonstrated experience in a museum or academic library, excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills and experience in reference. In addition, candidates should have demonstrable leadership abilities. A second masters, and science or oral history related background is desired.
For more information go to http://www.cmog.org/