McNay Art Museum seeks a full time Assistant Librarian to assist the Head Librarian by providing administrative and professional support in the areas of reference, collections development, acquisitions, funding, facilities planning, public relations, and other areas as needed. Responsibilities would include managing the public information desk, assisting with the general research as well as that of the museum's permanent collection and exhibitions to the staff, docents, and library visitors. Will manage gifts and donations to the library. The assistant also assists with the library's collection development and acquisition program, both print and digital resources.
Masters degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited library school required. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and written communication skills required. Academic background in art, art history, or theatre-related disciplines demonstrated through undergraduate or advanced degree coursework, and/or work experience. Practical knowledge of library emerging technologies related to the design and delivery of library services. Minimum of two years experience in a fine arts library and library space planning, highly desirable. Reading knowledge of Spanish, French, Italian, German, or Russian, highly desirable. Extensive knowledge of Windows-based computers, databases, networks, and integrated library systems. Must be able to carry heavy library materials. Flexible work schedule, including some nights and weekends.
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