The Barnes Foundation is seeking an Art Librarian to manage all aspects of the Barnes Foundation’s art library, and to serve the informational needs of the staff, students, faculty, and docents of the Barnes Foundation, as well as the general public, particularly as related to the art collection and educational programs.
The Barnes Foundation houses one of the finest collections of nineteenth and twentieth-century French painting in the world. An extraordinary number of masterpieces by Renoir, Cézanne and Matisse provide a depth of work by these artists unavailable elsewhere. Established as an educational institution the Barnes carries out its mission teaching classes in its galleries and Arboretum. The Barnes welcomes visitors and students throughout the year.
Required: ALA accredited Master of Library Science degree with a background in art, art history, or related discipline; 3-5 years of library experience, preferably in a museum or academic library; knowledge of MARC, AACR2, LCSH, and Dewey and LC classification systems; experience working with a variety of patrons in a reference environment; knowledge of information technology and major bibliographic utilities; excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Preferred: Reading knowledge of at least one foreign language, preferably French, Italian, and/or German; experience with archives and special collections.
Please apply online: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=567232