Reading Room Assistant

Dallas, Texas, United States · Reading Room · 06.05.2017


Do you like bringing order to chaos? Do you enjoy investigating and helping find answers to people's questions? If your answers are yes, then this might be the job for you! The Sixth Floor Museum is currently searching for a Reading Room Assistant in the Museum's research library who doesn't get flustered easily, whether meeting new patrons, facing tough research questions or dealing with technical difficulties. This position requires a person who has focus, attention to detail, and cares about the quality of their work. The part-time Reading Room Assistant role is an excellent opportunity to work with a unique collection, serving patrons from all over the world in an internationally renowned public history museum.

If you are Sherlock but with people skills, looking to sharpen your library and archiving skills, then read on.


The Reading Room Assistant will work closely with the Museum’s librarian/archivist and assist with a wide variety of daily operational, technical and clerical duties. This position involves interaction with the public and Museum Staff and requires a friendly and professional demeanor. This is an ideal position for someone looking to sharpen their skills as a librarian or archivist.

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The Sixth Floor Museum is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.


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