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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Technical Services and Collection Librarian Hsiu-Ling Lin 02 Aug 2005 15:47 UTC

Technical Services and Collections Librarian

The Oregon Institute of Technology Library invites applications for a
Technical Services and Collections Librarian.  This is 12-month,
academic, full-time position.  The OIT Library serves the Klamath
campus of over 3,000 students, as well as branch campuses in Portland
and distance learning programs and is a member of the Orbis Cascade
Alliance.  The department includes acquisitions, serials, cataloging
metadata creation, catalog maintenance, and collection management
activities.  This position provides professional expertise and
leadership in the analysis and planning in support of the production
management of digital content and plays a key role in the continuing
development of the Klamath Waters Digital Library;  Salary range is $39,000 $47,000,
on experience and legislative funding.  Oregon offers a complete
benefits package and reduced tuition rates for employees or their
dependents for continuing education in the Oregon University System.

Primary Responsibilities:  Provide leadership in the management and
policy development of the Technical Services and Collections
including supervision of two library technicians.  Work with digital
project team to develop metadata infrastructure, appropriate standards
and procedures.  Perform original cataloging of digital objects, print
materials and other items.  Participate in the strategic planning for
projects and processes involving digital content.  Serve as liaison to
assigned academic department for collection development.  Provide
reference assistance and instruction to students and staff.


ALA accredited master's degree in Library/Information Science or
Two years relevant professional cataloging experience in an academic
research library or equivalent
Knowledge of cataloging principles and experience with AACR2, MARC, LC
and metadata formats; knowledge of metadata/markup languages and
experience in cataloging digital objects
Knowledge of current and emerging trends in academic library
services/resources as they relate to digital libraries.  Experience
an integrated library system, preferably Innovative Interfaces;
Strong organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills.  The
ability to learn new skills quickly and to manage a variety of tasks
shifting priorities.
Demonstrated leadership abilities, including one year of
supervisory/management experience.  Ability to work effectively in a
collegial environment and to lead a collaborative team.
Preferred qualifications include: experience in the development of
digital library services and digital library management software,
preferably CONTENTdm.  Knowledge of Promptcat and Marcive, ability to
teach information literacy skills, provide reference services and

Review of applications will begin August 10, 2005 and continue until
filled.  To apply, submit a letter of application, resume, and names,
addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to Office
of Human Resources #06-66601, Oregon Institute of Technology, 3201
Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601.  Application materials may also
be emailed to, or faxed 541-885-1115.

For further information, contact Kelly Peterson, Search Chair, at
541-885-1783 or

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

Office of Human Resources
Oregon Institute of Technology

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