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POSITIONS AT THE ASCSA

Collection Development Librarian, Blegen Library, ASCSA
Gertrude Smith Professors (Directors of the Summer Sessions) DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 28
Internships in Non-Profit Administration
Internships in Development, Marketing & Event Planning
Archival Internships


The American School of Classical Studies at Athens does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, color, religion, ethnic origin, or disability when considering admission to any form of membership or application for employment.

 

Collection Development Librarian, Blegen Library, ASCSA

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) invites applications for the position of Collection Development Librarian for the Carl W. Blegen Library in Athens.

Key responsibilities of the Collection Development Librarian of the Blegen Library are as follows:
• Undertakes the selection and acquisition of materials and the development of the collection in all languages and all formats.
• Provides research assistance to members of the American School of Classical Studies and visiting researchers who are library users.
• Works closely with colleagues to ensure timely and uninterrupted access to the entire library collection for members and readers.
• Manages the Library’s approval plans and publications exchange program.
• Discusses with the Head Librarian all matters relating to collection development, maintenance and preservation and participates in the development of relevant policies.


Position requirements:

Advanced degree in Greek archaeology, classics or history (M.A. or higher) with a specialization in ancient Greece or equivalent credentials.
• Appropriate experience in an academic research library highly desirable, including degree in library science.
• Fluency in English, speaking and reading knowledge of Modern Greek; knowledge of Ancient Greek and Latin and the languages of scholarly research (German, French, Italian, etc.).
• Familiarity with bibliographic tools available for researchers in the field and knowledge of scholarly publishing in the U.S. and Europe.
• Understanding of unique needs of a graduate research library and familiarity with digital content management issues.
• Demonstrated skills and experience in relevant information technology, including its use and management, and possessing a comprehensive understanding of the technology-driven information environment.
• Strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
The position is full-time. Salary competitive. Generous benefits package. Successful candidate must live and work in Athens, Greece.
Send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of reference to Maria Tourna, Acting Head Librarian for the Blegen Library, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 54 Souidias Street, GR-106-76 Athens, Greece or email application to mtourna.blegen@ascsa.edu.gr.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Link to Bulletin

Gertrude Smith Professors (Directors of the Summer Sessions)

Two Positions
Deadline: February 28

Term: Summer 2016.

Eligibility: Former membership in the School and at least two years of teaching in a post-secondary educational institution. Qualified applicants in all areas of classical studies, including history, art history, languages, and archaeology, are encouraged to apply. Some knowledge of modern Greek. Stamina, good health and a sense of humor.  See more information about the ASCSA Summer Sessions at http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/programs/Summer.

Duties: Plan the six-week itinerary, in consultation with the staff in Athens, at least six months prior to the session; collaborate with the Committee on the Summer Sessions in the selection of participants; correspond with participants concerning travel, equipment, academic requirements, etc.; supervise all aspects of the program in Greece, including teaching, coordinating with on-site expert lecturers, keeping a detailed log of the sessions, and submitting a report to the Director.

Compensation: Stipend commensurate with rank, ranging from $7,365 to $9,064, pending available funding, plus travel and expenses, housing for eight weeks total as available June 1 to August 15.

Application: A letter of application, a curriculum vitae and three letters of support should be sent to:

Committee on the Summer Sessions

E-mail: ssapplication@ascsa.org

The appointments will be announced by March 30.

Link to bulletin

 

Internships in Non-Profit Administration

Short term unpaid internships are available throughout the year in the School’s U.S. office in Princeton, NJ. Internships will focus on non-profit administration and fundraising, and interns will assist staff with the various duties of managing an overseas educational and research center.

Internship Description: Hands on experience in learning business practices for an education-based not for profit. Organization and daily communication with applicants, members, and committees using virtual workspaces, online applications, and surveys. Management and promotion of academic and fellowship programs. Website programming. Database maintenance of constituency records. Research and reporting.

Qualifications: The School is seeking advanced undergraduates or recent graduates with a major or degree in a field related to the School’s academic areas, such as classics, ancient history, art history, archaeology, Modern Greek studies, marketing or communications. An interest in pursuing a career in non-profit administration, development or marketing is desirable. Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, are required.

Term:  Available for a School term (fall, winter or spring), summer, or full year.

Application Procedure: Please send resume and cover letter to American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 or email to ascsa@ascsa.org with “Internship Application” in the subject line.

 

Internships in Development, Marketing & Event Management

Short term unpaid internships are available throughout the year in the School’s U.S. office in Princeton, NJ. Internships will focus on non-profit administration and fundraising, and interns will assist staff with the various duties of managing an overseas educational and research center.

Internship Description: Gain familiarity with communications and fundraising activities, including the work associated with conducting a capital campaign, cultivation events, and Board meetings.

Qualifications: The School is seeking advanced undergraduates or recent graduates with a major or degree in a field related to the School’s academic areas, such as classics, ancient history, art history, archaeology, Modern Greek studies, marketing or communications. An interest in pursuing a career in non-profit administration, development or marketing is desirable. Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, are required.

Term:  Available for a School term (fall, winter or spring), summer, or full year.

Application Procedure: Please send resume and cover letter to American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 or email to dataadmin@ascsa.org with “Internship Application” in the subject line.

 

Archival Internships

Short term unpaid internships are available throughout the year in the School’s U.S. office in Princeton, NJ. Internships will focus on non-profit administration and fundraising, and interns will assist staff with the various duties of managing an overseas educational and research center.

Internship Description: Organize historical records of the School. Prepare and digitize for file management. Website programming. Database maintenance of constituency records. Research and reporting.

Qualifications: The School is seeking advanced undergraduates or recent graduates with a major or degree in a field related to the School’s academic areas, such as classics, ancient history, art history, archaeology, Modern Greek studies, marketing or communications. An interest in pursuing a career in non-profit administration, development or marketing is desirable. Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, are required.

Term:  Available for a School term (fall, winter or spring), summer, or full year.

Application Procedure: Please send resume and cover letter to American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 or email to ascsa@ascsa.org with “Internship Application” in the subject line.