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Special Collections Reference and Access Services Librarian

  • 1.  Special Collections Reference and Access Services Librarian

    Posted May 24, 2022 04:17 PM

    Hello all – Come work with us in the Special Collections Research Center at SU Libraries! We are an awesome department!

    P.S. Apologies for cross-posting!

    The Special Collections Reference and Access Services Librarian manages a fast paced, high profile, team-oriented academic special collections reference/access services unit committed to providing high quality customer service. This position is crucial to providing SU faculty, staff, students, alumni, and the local and global research communities with general and specialized reference and access to the University's extensive cultural heritage materials, including rare books, personal papers, monographs, manuscripts, artwork, photographs, artifacts, time-based media, and born-digital formats through our on-campus reading room and our reference and access services operation. The Librarian is responsible for ensuring all reference and access services offered by SCRC are evaluated, designed, and reviewed regularly for equitable, inclusive, and accessible access to the collections. 

    A complete and detailed job description, with instructions on how to apply can be found here: Priority consideration will be given to applications received by June 21, 2022.

    Applications for the Reference and Access Services Librarian position will be considered for the following ranks, commensurate with their experience. The minimum starting salaries for the various ranks of Librarian are:

    • Assistant Librarian: $50,000/year
    • Senior Assistant Librarian: $55,000/year
    • Associate Librarian: $65,000/year

    The Syracuse University Libraries invites applications from individuals who value creativity, curiosity, and collaboration to support the work of its Special Collections Research Center (SCRC). SCRC is vibrant research and learning environment for Syracuse University students, faculty, staff, and the local and world-wide communities. The Syracuse University Libraries is dedicated to an inclusive and equitable workforce.  We are fully committed to hiring and developing a wide range of talent and believe deeply in equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility with regard to all the fascinating characteristics that make us different.  We strongly encourage those who share these values to apply and welcome applicants with a range of experience and qualifications.



    Meg Mason
    University Archivist
    Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries


    222 Waverly Ave., Ste. 600, Syracuse, NY 13244
    Syracuse University