JOB ANNOUNCEMENT -- Technical Services and Collection Librarian (fwd) Shirley Lin 12 Nov 2003 21:09 UTC
tnDAILY POSITION UPDATE Wednesday, November 12, 2003 The Office of Human Resources announces the following Employment Opportunity: Technical Services and Collections Librarian The Oregon Institute of Technology Library invites applications for a library faculty position to lead the Technical Services and Collections (TSC) Department. The department includes cataloging, acquisitions, serials, preservation and collection management and is staffed by two library technicians and several student assistants. The library recently received funding to develop a digital library focusing on water use in the local region and the successful candidate will play an essential role in this exciting new project. Additionally, this position participates in the library's instruction/reference activities. The TSC Librarian reports to the Library Director. Requirements: ALA accredited Master's degree in Library Science earned or in progress, or demonstrated equivalent; knowledge of cataloging principles and experience with LC, AACR2, MARC formats and OCLC; demonstrated leadership abilities; excellent communication and problem-solving skills; ability to work effectively in a collegial environment; experience with an integrated library system, preferably Innovative Interfaces; ability to learn new skills quickly and to manage multiple tasks simultaneously; user-centered approach to library services. Preferred: Experience with digital library development and knowledge of related issues; understanding of metadata harvesting; demonstrated ability to teach library skills in a classroom setting; ability to provide basic trouble shooting on staff and public computers; supervisory or management experience; academic library experience. Primary Responsibilities: . Provide leadership in the management and policy development of the Technical Services and Collections Department, including supervision of two library technicians . Work with digital project team to develop metadata infrastructure, appropriate standards and procedures . Serve as liaison to assigned academic department for collection development . Provide reference assistance and instruction to students and staff Salary DOE, minimum $36,000. Oregon offers a complete benefits package and low tuition rates for employees or their dependents for continuing education anywhere in the Oregon University System. Librarians at OIT are hired with academic rank on 12 month appointments. Service to the profession and professional development are valued and supported by the institution. Review of applications will begin December 10, 2004 and continue until filled. To apply, submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of at least three professional references to Office of Human Resources #04-33005, Oregon Institute of Technology, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601. Application materials can also be e-mailed to email@example.com, or faxed 541-885-1115. For further information, contact Karen Kunz, Search Chair, at 541-885-1769 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. OIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ADA employer. tech news DAILY is written, edited, and transmitted by the Public Affairs Office, Snell Hall 110, Jenny Silva, office manager. tnDAILY is transmitted after 2 p.m. on school days. Submissions should arrive in the Public Affairs Office by 1:30 p.m. the day of transmission.