Vacancy for Special Collections Librarian

10 Nov 2022 7:05 PM | Anonymous member

McArthur Library, located in Biddeford, Maine, is currently accepting applications for a full-time Special Collections Librarian (37.5 hours/week).

Biddeford continues to re-invent itself and the community is thriving currently, with new businesses and new faces in the library on a regular basis. Come join our team during an exciting time of growth in our community's history, and continue building on an excellent foundation of sharing our rich local history.

This position is a member of the Adult Services team (reporting to the Adult Services Supervisor), and the individual plans, organizes and supervises the activities of the archives and special collections; assists library patrons in historical research and the use of all kinds of library services, facilities, and equipment. This position also provides direct reference services to patrons in regular/frequent shifts on the Adult Room reference desk (including rotating evenings and Saturdays).

MS Library and Information Science in Archives Management preferred and experience in a public/academic library (ideally in an adult reference environment and preferably with a relevant specialty such as local history, special collections, or archival). Master's Degree in Library Science (with archival concentration) is an alternative degree to be considered.

This full-time exempt position includes vacation/sick day benefits and excellent health coverage (90% employer-contributed), and the pay range begins at $23.00/hour, scaling up with experience.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and interviews will begin immediately. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Jeff Cabral, Director at

To see a full position description, visit our Vacancies page.

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