Librarian/archivist, Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois
The Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois is seeking candidates for the position of librarian/archivist. The Center is a leading institution of Swedish-American studies with an extensive and highly specialized library and archives supporting and promoting the study of Swedish immigration to North America.
The librarian/archivist will oversee the daily operations of the library and archives at the Swenson Center, including long range planning, collection development, digitization and accessibility, support to scholars and researchers, and outreach programs.
The successful candidate will have
1. A solid professional background in the library and archives world, preferably an M.L.S. or M.A. from an allied field (archival administration, museum studies, or public history.)
2. Near native fluency skills in Swedish and in English
3. An interest in Swedish and/or Swedish-American culture and history
more information see http://www.augustana.edu/x38228.xml