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Archivist/Local History Librarian, Ipswich Public Library, Ipswich, MA


Position has been reopened as of 5/18/2023.

The Ipswich Public Library seeks qualified candidates for part-time (19 hours per week) non-benefited position of Archivist/Local History Librarian.
Under general direction of the Director of Library Services, manages the operation and administration of the Local History Collections in all formats. Oversees specialized Selection, Acquisitions, Material Classification and Cataloging, Inter-Library Loan Transactions and Correspondence, Grants and Preservation/Conservation related to these Collections. Coordinates Local History with other library services. Answers in-depth reference and research questions accurately and efficiently based upon a professional knowledge of information sources, reference procedures, in-depth knowledge of the Ipswich Public Library Historical Collections. Implementation of programs, outreach and marketing related to Local History. Related work as required.

QualificationsMaster’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school; seven years of experience in library administration with specific education and experience in preservation and archives management; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$30.00 / hour

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