TR: Curator of Manuscripts

Didier Devriese 
Unité "Histoire des sciences et des idées" - Département des Archives 
Université libre de Bruxelles
5O, av. F.D. Roosevelt - B-1050 Bruxelles 
tél.: 32. (0)2.650.35.68 - fax: 32.(0)2.650.53.67 -

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> De : 	James Kaser[SMTP:jkaser@WORLDNET.ATT.NET]
> Répondre à : 	Archives & Archivists
> Date :	mardi 1 décembre 1998 12:52
> Objet :	Curator of Manuscripts
> Curator of Manuscripts
> The New Jersey Historical Society
> Experienced curator to coordinate a growing repository of 1,500+
> manuscripts collections. Work involves arrangement/description,
> reference/outreach, and collection development. The manuscript collection
> is part of the library collections of The New Jersey Historical Society,
> the most comprehensive, privately-funded library of materials relevant to
> the history of New Jersey. The collections document urban life,
> agriculture, slavery, military affairs, architecture, early health care,
> political movements and social life in the state and include the papers
> of: Justice Joseph P. Bradley; activist Mary Philbrook; steamship and
> locomotive pioneer Colonel John Stevens; African-American civil leader,
> Anna Monroe; and such politicians as Mahlon Dickerson, Maureen Ogden, and
> Walter Edge. 
> To qualify for consideration applicants should have: a history MA and/or
> MLS with archival course work, three years progressively responsible
> experience with manuscripts, facility with computer applications,
> knowledge of preservation and security procedures, effective oral and
> written communication skills. Preferred: experience with SGML, EAD, and
> web site development, knowledge of MARC-AMC cataloging procedures,
> experience with OCLC, record of grantsmanship. 
> Excellent benefits, including 21 days vacation, 11 paid holidays, 3
> personal leave days, health insurance, and TIAA-CREF; salary based upon
> qualifications. Note: reimbursement for interview travel will not be
> available. Submit letter of application, resume, and the names and
> addresses of three references to: Director for the Library, The New Jersey
> Historical Society, 52 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102.