JOB ANNOUNCEMENT -- Technical Services and Collection Librarian (fwd) Shirley Lin 12 Nov 2003 21:09 UTC

Wednesday, November 12, 2003

The Office of Human Resources announces the following Employment

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
.       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, or faxed 541-885-1115.

For further information, contact Karen Kunz, Search Chair, at 541-885-1769
or by e-mail at

OIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ADA employer.

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