DATE ENTERED: January 14, 2019
POSITION: Acquisitions Assistant
LOCATION: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, DC
APPLY BY: No date specified


The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has an immediate full time entry-level position for an Acquisitions Assistant in the DAR Library.  

Main duties involve interacting with donors and processing book donations, assisting with book ordering; accessioning new books, and handling other administrative office duties including maintaining, purging and retrieving files; answering telephone, mail, and email inquiries relating to acquisition tasks, and providing reference services to library patrons on a daily basis.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience working with visitors or patrons providing information, resources and services, preferably in a library, museum, historical setting, or nonprofit environment;  
  • Superior computer and database skills, especially MS Office Suite;
  • Ability to adapt to changing work priorities or assignments and be able to work quickly and independently;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate professionally by telephone and email with library donors and other patrons;
  • Skilled in developing new or streamlining existing work systems or procedures to maximize productivity and executing high service standards.
  • Saturday hours required.

For more information about the DAR Library or other programs and activities please visit our website at www.dar.org

Submission Requirements:
Send resume and cover letter (with salary requirements) to:
Human Resources
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
1776 D St. NW
Washington, DC  20006  
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 202-737-5702