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Archivist, Medical Library

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Mid-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

Maintains a collection of historical publications, photographs, and artifacts documenting the history of the hospital. Assesses donations for potential acquisition. Processes, catalogs, indexes, and scans/digitizes materials as appropriate. Creates finding aids in accordance with accepted standards. Collaborates with the marketing department to share and display materials and artifacts on a rotating basis. Works with the Library Manager to develop a set of guidelines and procedures for the acquisition, storage, documentation, and use of materials. Plans and develops an intranet (SharePoint) page and an external-facing/public web site highlighting the history of the hospital. Provides historical/archival reference and research assistance to hospital clinicians, staff, retirees, and members of the community.


Salary commensurate with education and experience

Required Qualifications

Masters in Library and Information Science (MLIS) or Masters in Library Science (MLS) with a specialization in Archives or Archival and Museum Studies from an ALA (American Library Association)-accredited university.

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge of archival and preservation concepts, methodology, and techniques.
Ability to develop and maintain finding aids using contemporary tools in accordance with national standards.
Skill in organizing materials, both tangible and electronic, and establishing priorities.
Ability to communicate effectively in a professional environment.
Ability to make evaluative judgements.
Skill in the use of scanners and PC’s in a Windows-based operating environment.
Knowledge of automated storage and retrieval systems, electronic records, and electronic publications.
Skill in searching and maintaining online and other electronic retrieval systems.
Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.
Knowledge of library theory, concepts, methods, and techniques.
Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
Knowledge of available sources of archival materials.
Ability to assess objectives and develop/recommend/implement suitable operational policies and procedures.
Ability to work with foundation funding and alternative revenue sources, in addition to an operational budget.
Knowledge of hospital marketing and outreach services.
Excellent verbal and presentation skills.
Outstanding organizational skills required to handle varied workload and multiple priorities.

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Posted On: Jun 14, 2022 / This posting expires: Jul 16, 2022