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Current Employment Opportunities

JOB TITLE:  Book and Manuscript Processor        

JOB DESCRIPTION: Part-time for an individual who accepts, inventories, evaluates, and processes books, periodicals, and manuscript items donated to the Army Heritage Center Foundation for transfer to the collections of the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center or for sale in the Foundation’s museum store.

Responsibilities and Duties: Responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinates with donors and accepts library and manuscript collections.
  • Documents transfers with donors and boxes and labels collections.
  • Inventories books and periodically on a by-item list.
  • Assess the value of each book using online databases and websites and compile the value of the donation.
  • Checks books that focus on military history or national security issues against the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center current holdings to determine if the item is needed for the library holdings.
  • Prepare appropriate documents to facilitate transfer of materials to the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.
  • Separate books and periodicals for transfer to the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center or the Foundation museum store.
  • Assists office manager in preparing necessary paperwork to proffer books and periodicals to the U.S. Army.

Organization Relationships: Works under the day-to-day guidance of the Office Manager.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass the Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Records Check
  • Must be able to walk, stand, stoop, bend, reach, and crouch; occasional prolonged walking and standing; occasional lifting of 35 lbs. or more.
  • Limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Must be able to work weekends.

Knowledge & Skills: The Book and Manuscript Processor is required:

  • To have a high school diploma and one year of administrative experience. Some college desired.
  • Ability to use office automation equipment to include office copier, fax machine, scanners, and computers.
  • Ability to use and develop spreadsheet applications and word documents. Familiarity with Microsoft Office products desired.
  • Ability to review and edit written correspondence.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position is part-time, non-exempt not to exceed 20 hours per week.

This position is funded through grants and program income and is currently funded through June 2020.

Application: Email cover letter, résumé, and names and contact information for three current references to ahcfadmin@armyheritage.org by May 25, 2018. Résumé review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

                                     The Army Heritage Center Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.