Sample Special Collections Librarian Resume

The applicant in this special collections librarian resume focuses on his ability and experience. All special collections librarian should include any pertinent information and experience regarding the job seekers that will land an interview.

Hal Job-Hunter
456 Northwood Avenue
Some Town, USA 99999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


A position as a Special Collections Librarian


Trained librarian, hands-on researcher, project management experience, excellent worker with colleague and volunteers


Special Collections Librarian, 2000 to present:

Some City Public Library, Some City, USA.

Worked with donors and dealers of special historical or scientific book and media collections, reviewed collecting literature and auction catalogs. Worked with the library staff on preserving and conserving collections, creating exhibits, managing workshops and presentations for the public.

Assistant Special Collections Librarian, 1998-2000:

Some City Public Library, Some City, USA.

Assisted the special collections librarian with tasks related to managing and making available historical collections, book signings, literary events, and workshops for academics and the general public.


M.A., Library Science, 1997
Any City University, Any City, USA


American Library Association

Secretary-at-Large, 2006

NOTE: This special collections librarian resume is a shortened version of a full resume. It is meant to serve as a sample for you to create your own special collections librarian resume. Include enough information to cover your previous work experience and training-roughly two pages.