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Head Librarian

SAINT LOUIS ART MUSEUM
LEARNING & ENGAGEMENT DIVISION
 
JOB DESCRIPTION: HEAD LIBRARIAN (Exempt, Grade M)
 
REPORTS  TO: Director of Learning and Engagement
 
SUPERVISES: Technical Services Librarian, Archivist, Public Services Librarian
 
MINIMUM OF RANGE: $68,126
 
SPECIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited  Master's degree in Library Science, three
to five years administrative experience in an academic or museum library, and extensive knowledge of art history and art literature required. Master's degree in art history and working knowledge of two European languages preferred. Position requires awareness of administrative practices in special libraries, especially acquisitions, financial management, and library systems.
 
JOB  PURPOSE: To direct the staff and operations of the Richardson
Memorial Library at the Saint Louis Art Museum; to administer Library activities in the areas of reference, circulation control, collection development, acquisitions, collection maintenance, and organization of materials; to manage the Library budget; and to create planning procedures for long-term policy development.
 
DUTIES, WORK PERFORMED:
The above statements of this job description describe the general duties and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. They do not claim to describe all of  the functions of this position. Employees may be assigned other duties and the essential functions may change or be changed from time to time.