Decatur Public Library is seeking a Local History Archivist/Librarian with an ALA-accredited MLS, and archival management experience in a related field. Work involves all aspects of collecting, organizing, preserving and providing access to a non-circulating collection of primary and secondary sources that document the history of the City of Decatur, its inhabitants, government, environment, businesses, institutions and organizations. Materials related to the history of Macon County, its communities and Illinois genealogical, archival and library collections in the area will also be maintained in cooperation with other historical organizations.
This is a new position available May1, 2012. Salary is $41,500, with excellent benefits. Please send a letter of application, resume, and three professional references to Lee Ann Fisher, City Librarian, Decatur Public Library, 130 N. Franklin Street, Decatur, IL 62523-1327 or firstname.lastname@example.org by April 27, 2012. AA/EOE.