Employment

The East Hampton Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The Library is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.


3/20/24

FULL-TIME LIBRARIAN/ARCHIVIST
The East Hampton Library is seeking a second full-time Librarian/Archivist or trainee to work
in the Long Island Collection, a special collection and archive dedicated to the history and
people of Long Island. The Long Island Collection is committed to digitizing our large
manuscript collections and providing exceptional reference service to our patrons.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Primary responsibilities are local history reference and digitization. Additional responsibilities
include the arrangement and description of archival materials, cataloging books and original
manuscripts, and periodic clerical work. This job also includes contributing to efforts to
highlight the collection through community outreach, researching and writing a weekly email
newsletter, and assisting with occasional events and displays. Occasionally, this job also
includes covering a public service desk in another department as-needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Candidates must hold a Master of Library Science degree from an accredited library school
or be enrolled in an accredited MLS program.
• Archival certificate, special collections concentration, or equivalent experience.
• Candidates must be able to lift 20 pounds
• Must be attentive to details and able work both independently and as part of a team.
• Ability to work courteously with co-workers and patrons both in-person and via telephone
• Comfortable working with office equipment, such as copiers and scanners.
• Basic computer skills including the use of: Google Documents, Gmail, Microsoft Office
• The East Hampton Library requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Project management skills are a plus.
• Cataloging experience.
• Familiarity with Sierra, Photoshop, and/or digital asset management software (such as TIND,
Preservica, ContentDM, PastPerfect, Omeka, etc.) is a plus.
• Knowledge or experience with Long Island history is preferred.

HOURS AND WAGE:
35 hours per week; Salary: $62,000 with a benefit package including 3 Personal Days, 12 Sick
Days, 21 Vacation Days, 13 paid federal holidays, 1 Floating Holiday, NYSHIP Empire Health
Insurance with 100% paid for individual coverage, Retirement plan with 10% annual
contribution, 403B plan and a Flexible Spending Account.

TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter to andrea@easthamptonlibrary.org.

4/3/24

PART-TIME SCANNING ASSISTANT
The East Hampton Library seeks a part-time scanning assistant to work in the Long Island
Collection, a special collection and archive, committed to digitizing our large manuscript
collections, along with numerous partnered community digitization projects.

Job Responsibilities Include:
Operating multiple scanners to digitize original archival materials for patron requests and
scanning projects.
Scanning photographs, negatives, books, and papers, which may sometimes need careful
handling for preservation. Because of this, the scanning assistant should be able to lift at
least 20 pounds.
Ensuring the best-possible quality images are created, and labeled carefully and accurately.
Uploading scanned items to the library’s digitization system.
Frequently working collaboratively with other staff on multiple large scanning projects with
shared equipment, which requires strong communication skills and teamwork.
Occasionally, this position may call for other responsibilities, such as basic clerical work,
inventorying materials to be scanned, or assisting the archivists with transferring items to
proper storage.

Requirements:
Attentive to details
Reliable
Able to work independently and collaboratively
Reading/writing fluency in English
Comfortable lifting 20 pounds
Basic computer skills including the use of: Google Documents, Gmail, Microsoft Office
(Word, Excel)
The East Hampton Library requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
Knowledge of Photoshop, Adobe, and local history/places a plus.

 HOURS AND WAGE:
20 hours per week/ $20 an hour. Generous Benefit package including Sick Time earned at 1 hour
per every 40 hours worked, Vacation Time earned at 7 hours per every 83 hours worked, 13 paid
federal holidays and a Flexible Spending Account.

TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter to andrea@easthamptonlibrary.org

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