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5 March 2001

The job of Library Director at the New Jersey
Historical Society is open.

Please see details below.

Library Director
Founded in 1845, The New Jersey Historical
Society is a visitor-centered institution that
uses stories of the past to engage visitors
in learning.  Our collections date from before
the stateís founding to the present; our
award-winning exhibitions and programs engage
a diverse audience in thinking about the past,
present and future.  We are a partner to many
community institutions and are active in the
revitalization of Newark.

A member of the institutionís four-person senior
management team, the Director for the Library is
responsible for the oversight of the library and
archival collections, which comprise the best
collections of New Jersey material in the country.

Responsibilities include supervision of library
staff (5), user services, collections care and
development and electronic cataloguing projects
as well as increasing use and participating in
strategic planning and fund raising.

If you have an MLS and five years of management
experience, are familiar with bibliographic
databases and new electronic applications, have
experience with strategic planning (including
collections development), demonstrated skills
at writing for grants and outreach, experience
planning and administering budgets (both operating
and project), a participatory management style
and a sense of humor, please submit a letter of
application including salary requirements and
resume to:

Director of Personnel
52 Park Place
Newark, NJ 07102
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