College Archivist/Special Collections Librarian, Williams College Libraries, Williamstown MA
posted May 5, 2014 1:11 PM
Williams College Libraries seeks a creative, innovative, and energetic individual for the position of College Archivist/Special Collections Librarian. Reporting to the College Librarian, the College Archivist/Special Collections Librarian is a member of the library's leadership team and oversees all operations of Williams College Archives and Special Collections. This position is responsible for developing and implementing short and long range departmental goals and programming, working with administrators, faculty, college staff and students on projects involving College records, College history, and the Archives. S/he directs the department's collection development activities, oversees reference and research services and outreach activities for the archival and special collections, and collaborates with colleagues on library-wide services and initiatives. This is a full-time, 12 month administrative staff position.
The opening of the new Sawyer Library in 2014 offers exciting and unique opportunities for the College Archives and Special Collections which will share space and functions with the Chapin Library of Rare Books. In this new environment, the College Archivist will collaborate with colleagues to successfully integrate public services in support of the research and curricular needs of Williams College faculty, students and guest researchers.