Assistant Archivist & Digital Preservation Librarian
National Association of REALTORS®
April 2, 2018
Full Time - Entry Level
The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is a team of professionals dedicated to providing world-class service to over 1 million REALTORS® working in the United States and around the world. Each year, our members participate in the sale, lease, and management of billions of dollars in real estate. Their business is fast-paced and fast-changing. As in every industry, their value proposition is constantly being challenged by innovation.
It’s our mission to help REALTORS® navigate that change and thrive in their careers. We can’t do that without the ideas, passion, and commitment from our talented employees. As our greatest assets, employees are offered their pick of competitive benefits/perks and flexible work options. Our most successful employees are committed to:
Thinking in unique and independent ways
Helping others to think for themselves
Helping others to grow and develop
The archivist will manage archival materials and collections, write newsworthy content for internal and external publications, digitize historical documents and images and assist with other projects for the Member Experience team.
The ideal candidate is a proficient business writer with strong skills in research and customer service, has familiarity with commonly used library databases and archival collections management software (ACMS), and practice keen attention to detail. This candidate also possesses a supportive and collaborative team member attitude.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Utilize various library databases, publications, and other research methods to conduct reference searches and to respond to inquiries
Develop content for NAR’s internal and external publications including online media and websites
Daily answer and support calls/requests coming into the association’s state of the art call center
Collaborate with Archivist and Digital Preservation Librarian on special projects and other daily tasks
Provide scheduled building tours to NAR members and guests
Act as an advocate for NAR’s library and inform members of the resources library and archives provides
Use ACMS platform to manage, organize, and process archival materials and collections
Develop featured and special collections
Other duties, as assigned
Masters in Library Science (MLS) or Masters in Librarian and Information Science (MLIS) ith a concentration or experience in archives required
1-5 years of experience in referred
Experience working with library databases and ACMS platforms
Team Player Attitude - strive for excellence, demonstrate flexibility and reliability
Exceptional communication skills—verbal, written, and presentation
Strong customer relations and interpersonal skills with a high level of response to all inquiries
National Association of REALTORS® is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled)
About National Association of REALTORS®
The National Association of REALTORS®, “The Voice for Real Estate,” is America’s largest trade association, representing 1 million members, including NAR’s institutes, societies and councils, involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.