P-T Assistant Archivist/Library Assistant II, North Jersey History and Genealogy Center, Morristown and Morris Township Library, Morristown

The Morristown-Morris Township Library’s North Jersey History and Genealogy Center is hiring a part time archivist. The successful candidate will work an average of 21 hours a week including one weeknight until 9 p.m. and every other Saturday. Please read the job description then if interested submit a cover letter and resume to james.lewis@mmt.mainlib.org. I will only contact candidates that will be interviewed.

  • Provide reference desk service to patrons in the North Jersey History and Genealogy Center.
  • Research and answer reference inquiries.
  • Assists the Archivist in describing non-book collections, including organizational or personal papers, manuscripts, photographs, or art work.
  • Maintains the vertical files.
  • Maintains the Miscellaneous Manuscripts files
  • Other duties as needed.
  • Bachelor or associate degree required. Preferably in history previous library experience is desirable. 
  • Special training in history and genealogy very desirable.
  • Good reference interview skills
  • Basic microform reader, printer, scanner, and photocopier troubleshooting
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to providing the best quality customer service to our patrons 
  • Computer skills including, but not limited to, the ability to work competently with the Library’s online catalog, databases, email, calendar and Circulation systems
  • Experience with Word, Publisher is preferred; however the ability to learn these skills is also acceptable.
MLS or Library School Required: 
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Job Focus: 
Public/Adult Services
How To Apply:: 

E-mail your cover letter and resume to james.lewis@mmt.mainlib.org.