Library Assistant (part-time) – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati – Washington, D.C.

The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati in Washington, D.C., seeks an energetic and organized person to assist with a variety of projects relating to the management and use of its library collections. The collections include early printed and manuscript material documenting the people and events of the War for Independence complemented by a modern reference collection to support broad research on the age of the American Revolution.

Responsibilities include assistance with in-house and offsite researchers, paging and shelving materials from the rare and modern stacks, scanning and uploading material to our Digital Library, processing newly cataloged items in preparation for shelving and other collections management tasks.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, with graduate work in library science or related field highly desirable. Knowledge of website management and digitization protocols and French or other foreign language a plus.

This is a part-time position, available for 20 hours a week at an hourly rate of $18.00. For further information about the Society of the Cincinnati and its library, please visit our website:

To apply for the position please send your resume with a cover letter by August 18 to: Ellen McCallister Clark, Library Director, The Society of the Cincinnati, 2118 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.  20008; telephone: 202 785-2040 ext 426; email:

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