Library Assistant

Posted August 9, 2019

The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati seeks an energetic and organized person to assist with a variety of projects relating to the management and use of its library collections. The collections include early printed and manuscript material documenting the people and events of the War for Independence complemented by a modern reference collection to support broad research on the age of the American Revolution.

Responsibilities include assistance with in-house and offsite researchers, paging and shelving materials from the rare and modern stacks, scanning and uploading material to our Digital Library, processing newly cataloged items in preparation for shelving and other collections management tasks.



Bachelor’s degree required, with graduate work in library science or related field highly desirable. Knowledge of website management and digitization protocols, and French or other foreign language a plus.


Salary and Hours

This is a part-time position at an hourly rate of $19.00. Staffing needed for Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (18 hours a week).


To Apply

Send your resume with a cover letter to:

Ellen McCallister Clark, Library Director
The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
2118 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20008
202.785.2040 x426


Position open until filled.