The Art Reference Library at the North Carolina Museum of Art is seeking a paid Library Intern for the Spring 2020 semester.
Site description: The Art Reference Library is a 45,000 volume non-circulating library that provides reference service to the art museum staff (curators, educators, conservators) and the public at large. The library not only houses books and periodicals, but also holds an extensive auction catalog collection and an artists' files collection of ephemera material. We also provide online access to auction, bibliographic, and reference databases. (https://ncartmuseum.org/art/library/ )
Dates of Internship: January 6, 2020 through May 29, 2020 with potential for renewal in Summer 2020
Hours: Maximum 10 hours / week. Hours are flexible within a Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm work week, but the intern is expected to set and maintain a consistent schedule.
Compensation: $16.00 / hour
Application Deadline: November 1, 2019 with interviews to follow.
Under the supervision of the Librarian and the Library Assistant, the Library Intern will learn about and participate in multiple aspects of caring for a 40,000+-volume collection that serves as a resource for Museum staff and the general public.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
· Tailored to meet both Library needs and the intern's skill set, projects may include cataloging, database creation, archival processing (primary and secondary sources), working with serials collections, and/or in-depth research.
Education and Experience:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
Application Procedure: Please submit via e-mail, as a single .pdf, your résumé along with a single-page cover letter stating your specific interest in this internship. Please include contact information for at least one reference.
Send Application Materials to:
Natalia Lonchyna, Librarian Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The North Carolina Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam-era veterans, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may contact Human Resources or call (919) 664-6894.