UK: “Wanted: Royal Librarian to Look After the Queen’s 125,000 Titles”
From The Telegraph:
It is seeking “an exceptional scholar and bibliophile” to run the Royal Library at Windsor Castle for £53,000 [$78,900/USD] per year. The library contains one of the world’s finest collections of Old Master Drawings, including the largest group of drawings by Leonardo da Vinci.
It also has a unique collection comprising over 4,500 military maps and documents, spanning the four centuries from Agincourt to Waterloo.
From the Job Listing (via British Monarchy)
A strong scholarly background with in depth knowledge of history (particularly British), bibliography and a record of publishing, lecturing and academic research.
You will work closely with other Royal Collection Trust curators in exploring links between all areas of the Royal Collection and creating collaborative exhibitions at the Queen’s Galleries (London and Edinburgh) and in other display spaces, including curating exhibitions and displays for State Visits, themed receptions as well as other special groups.
You will also have the opportunity to work with the Royal Archives in researching, interpreting and making available material dealing with the history of the monarchy in its role in the national life.
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.