Library Assistant - Maine Maritime Museum

11 Mar 2021 1:07 PM | Anonymous member

Maine Maritime Museum’s (MMM) mission is to celebrate Maine’s vibrant maritime heritage. The Nathan R. Lipfert Research Library at the museum collects, holds, and makes available to the public, archival material from Maine’s maritime past and present.

The Library Assistant, working under the supervision of the Assistant Curator and the Chief Curator, will improve access to the museum’s primary source collections. This grant-funded position will digitize logbooks held in the Nathan R. Lipfert Research Library at Maine Maritime Museum, and make them available to researchers online and via the museum’s collections management system. Previous digitization experience and experience with metadata standards, cataloging, and object-handling preferred. Experience in a library or archives preferred, but not necessary. Time management, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently are the most important skills.

Pay Rate

This is a part-time temporary position paying $14 hour, with an anticipated 400 hours of work. Work must be conducted on site Monday-Friday.


Please submit a cover letter and resume to  Interviews will be conducted remotely.  MMM follows all Maine CDC guidelines.

Date Posted: March 9, 2021

This position is subject to sex offender and criminal background checks.

Maine Maritime Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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