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I really agree with Steven! There are plenty of people who are OVER
qualified for this job (that they give VOLUNTEERS in some places) but
don't have that special paper...

Siue
(unemployed archivist)

> These are the kind of postings that I find supremely frustrating!
> I don't have a Master's in Library Science (or anything else!)...
> but I do have an encyclopedic knowledge of the music and records
> they would be dealing with! However, I don't have a nice piece
> of embossed paper with a gold seal saying I do...
> 
> Course, I'm not planning to move to Tennessee anyway...
> 
> Steven C. Barr
> 

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steven C. Barr" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 5:10 pm
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Job Posting

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Becky Miley" <[log in to unmask]>
> > POSITION:   Librarian
> >
> > DESCRIPTION:  Full-time. Half-time reference, half-time technical
> services.   Will work under the supervision of Associate Librarian and
> Senior Director, Museum Services.    Duties include: responding to 
> referencecalls, visits, and correspondence, maintaining clippings 
> files and other
> finding aids, acquiring new books for collection, maintenance of 
> serialsrecords, cataloging print materials, and overseeing 
> interns/volunteers.>
> > QUALIFICATIONS:   MLS from an ALA accredited institution with a 
> minimum of
> 2 years experience in reference and/or technical services setting.  
> Must be
> familiar with basic cataloging practices (MARC format).   Knowledge of
> country music history highly desireable.   Must possess ability to 
> work well
> with others and demonstrate willingness to tackle new projects as 
> needed.Successful candidate will be subject to background check.
> >
> > Send resume, salary requirements, and references to:
> >
> > Carolyn Tate
> > Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum
> > 222 Fifth Avenue South
> > Nashville, TN   37203
> 
> These are the kind of postings that I find supremely frustrating!
> I don't have a Master's in Library Science (or anything else!)...
> but I do have an encyclopedic knowledge of the music and records
> they would be dealing with! However, I don't have a nice piece
> of embossed paper with a gold seal saying I do...
> 
> Course, I'm not planning to move to Tennessee anyway...
> 
> Steven C. Barr
>