The Library Company of Philadelphia, an independent research library whose collections document all aspects of pre-20th century American history and culture, seeks a reference librarian/subject specialist in African American history. Duties include reference assistance to our Reading Room patrons and inquiring public, shared curatorial responsibilities for the Library Company’s African Americana, coordination of activities for the Program in African American History (PAAH), including assisting the PAAH Director with administering all aspects of the Mellon Scholars Program; and other duties as assigned. Requirements include advanced degrees or strong background in library science and African American history; familiarity with automated library cataloging systems; excellent computer and communications skills; and a demonstrated ability to work with the public. Salary range: 45-55k. Comprehensive benefit package. EOE. Visit
For more information, visit the Library Company’s Program in African American History.
Applicants should send a single pdf document comprising a cover letter, résumé, and the names and contact information of three references to:
Applications accepted until the position is filled.
Posted 7/12/17