Archivist Librarian

The Denver Public Library

Western History/Genealogy

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$19.11 to $23.87 per Hour   Calculate


Denver, CO





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities: Provides archival arrangement for manuscript collections; determines priorities based on content and condition of documents; describes materials according to content and physical characteristics and creates original finding aids. Performs research and analysis of library materials. Creates original catalog records for manuscript collections. This person will be involved in the Encoded Archival Description process. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of on-line information retrieval methods. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, organizations and the public. Skill in independently adapting, interpreting and applying written guidelines, precedents and standardized work practices to a variety of unprecedented or problematic situations. Skill in obtaining information relative to the work; exercising initiative, judgment, and decision making in solving problems and meeting organizational objectives. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to work with a diverse group of people. Has experience in performing historical research. Experience Two years of work in a library. Special Requirements: Applicant needs to demonstrate knowledge of archival practices and procedures. More DPL Job Information: Visit DPL Jobs online or call our Job Line: (720) 865-2075.Print applicationSubmit an online application EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

HR Info

Application Procedures: Submit online application at or mail or bring application and/or resume to: Denver Public Library, 10 West 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, CO 80204. Applications and/or resumes may be faxed to (720) 865-2085. Resumes may be emailed to

Posted Dec 31, 2007