Distinctive Collections Librarian / Archivist

Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library

Villanova, PA

Application Deadline: Resume review ongoing, starting June 30, 2018

Link to job posting:   https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/13819

Years of experience required: 1+ Required


Villanova University’s Falvey Memorial Library seeks an entrepreneurial and technologically adept Distinctive Collections Librarian / Archivist.  Reporting to the Director of Distinctive Collections and Digital Engagement, the Distinctive Collections Librarian/Archivist coordinates programs for Villanova University’s archives and special collections including: the arrangement and description of distinctive collections materials according to national standards; the acquisition, marketing and management of distinctive collections with a focus on developing new exhibits and outreach activities; the description of digitized materials in the Villanova Digital Library; and the coordination and editing of transcriptions across all distinctive collections.  This position assists in the development and maintenance of relationships with internal and external partners and University Offices and provides library research consultation in response to user inquiries and instructional activities with faculty relating to archives and special collections materials.


Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.