DATE ENTERED: July 25, 2019
POSITION: Library Genealogy Associate
LOCATION: Thomas Balch Library, Town of Leesburg, VA
APPLY BY: Open until filled


Library Genealogy Associate
Town of Leesburg
Regular Full-Time
Thomas Balch Library
$48,295-$83,085 DOQ
Closing Date: Open until filled

Do you want to apply your expertise for a cause you can feel good about? Do you want to work for an organization that wants you to grow with it and offers tuition reimbursement, certification training, and a chance to learn about multiple industries? Come work for the Town of Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century! Located 35 miles west of the nation's capital in the heart of DC's Wine Country, you'll enjoy a vibrant and authentic community with "big city" amenities. The Town of Leesburg strongly encourages innovation, promotes career development, and offers excellent benefits to employees. Benefits include membership to the Town's full-service recreation center, enrollment into the Virginia Retirement System, excellent healthcare insurance, and other fringe benefits.

Who We're Looking For
If you identify with the following descriptions, then you may be perfect for the Town of Leesburg:

  • Creative problem solver
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Life-long learner
  • Strong team player
  • Passionate about excellent customer service
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Effective communicator
  • Desire to impart knowledge to others
  • "Early adopter" of new technologies

What You'll Be Doing
This position, located within Thomas Balch Library, provides historical and genealogical reference assistance to the public. This position will be responsible for processing and maintaining genealogical research files and coordinating genealogical outreach and training. Weekend and evening hours may be required.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Genealogy, Library Science or History; minimum of two (2) years of experience in a special collections library; ability to obtain Genealogical certificates as researcher and instructor within two (2) years of employment; possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; certification in CPR/AED and First Aid or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment.

TO APPLY: Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.