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Job posting: Librarian for Electronic and Serials Resources (Fashion Institute of Technology) Karl Baranoff 05 Nov 2007 19:55 UTC

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The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally renowned
college of art and design, business and technology of the State University
of New York, invites applications for librarian positions.

Librarian for Electronic and Serials Resources

The Fashion Institute of Technology seeks an enthusiastic and innovative
librarian to lead the Periodicals Department and Interior Design Resource
Center (IDRC) of the Gladys Marcus Library. The departments support
teaching, learning, and research by offering services, collections,
instruction, and outreach. The Librarian, under the Assistant Library
Director, is responsible for the departments? management, services,
collections and staffing (two full-time, seven part-time staff); working
with Reference Librarians to offer bibliographic instruction; refine
online resources collection; and work with faculty to develop the IDRC and
Periodicals Department?s electronic and print collections.  The Librarian
will be expected to maintain and promote interdepartmental communication
and participate in library governance as well as participate in
campus-wide initiatives and committees.  This is a general description and
is not to be construed as all inclusive.

This position is a tenure-track, non-classroom faculty position.
Appointment will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and
professional achievement.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS; minimum of two years of academic
library experience; strong public service orientation; demonstrated
ability to lead and collaborate as part of a team; supervisory experience;
demonstrated knowledge of print and electronic information resources and
information technologies; outstanding written, oral, and interpersonal
communication skills; and interest in developing skills in public service,
technical services, and systems management.

Detailed position descriptions can be found at Salary
commensurate with experience and professional achievement.  Review of
applications will begin immediately.  Completed applications will include
a letter of interest, vitae and three letters of recommendation.
Electronic submissions preferred and should be sent to  Hard copies may be sent to Human Resources, FIT,
Seventh Avenue at 27th Street, New York City, NY 10001.  FIT has a strong
commitment to the principles of diversity and is an affirmative action and
equal opportunity employer. Applications from minorities, women, and
persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.