Collection Development / Architecture Librarian, Judson College, Elgin, IL

Collection Development / Architecture Librarian

Judson College is seeking a dynamic, service-oriented Collection Development / Architecture Librarian to develop effective services in the Architecture Visual Resource Center, to develop the library’s Architecture collection, and to assist in maintaining the library’s general collection. This librarian will work half-time in the library, and half-time in the AVRC. In the library, he/she will have primary responsibility for developing the Architecture collection, and will assist in providing reference service, as well as teaching information literacy to assigned classes. This librarian will also help to maintain the library’s collection and online catalog. In the AVRC, the librarian will catalog AVRC materials, digitize images, manage the digital slide collection, provide access to AVRC materials, train student assistants, and instruct faculty and students in the use of AVRC materials. Judson College librarians enjoy full faculty status and rank.

Judson College is a comprehensive college of the liberal arts, sciences and professions, committed to an evangelical expression of Christian faith and living, and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Judson offers four-year programs as well as degree completion programs for non-traditional students and Master’s degrees in Architecture and Education. Judson’s 90-acre campus is located 40 miles northwest of Chicago on the banks of the Fox River. We seek candidates who are committed to an evangelical Christian worldview and who seek to integrate their faith within the practice and study of their academic discipline. Judson College offers a professional degree program in architecture leading to the granting of the Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies degree and the Master of Architecture degree, which is fully accredited by NAAB.

Requirements: Master of Library Science degree from ALA-accredited institution. Experience in cataloging; high degree of competence with electronic resources and interfaces; the ability to work well independently and as a member of a collaborative team; excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Desirable Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Excellent skills in imagery transfer; knowledge of art and/or architecture; previous experience in an academic library.

Application: A full job description and application materials are available at
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2007, and continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of interest, completed application (available at, vita, official transcripts, three reference letters, and a statement of your philosophy of Christian liberal arts education to:
Dale H. Simmons
Provost & VP for Academic Affairs
Judson College
1151 N. State Street
Elgin, IL 60123-1498
Fax: (847) 628-1027


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