Collections Manager and Public Services Librarian, MIT, Cambridge, MA

MIT LIBRARIES, Rotch Library for Architecture and Planning

Full vacancy announcement with complete list of qualifications at:  http://libraries.mit.edu/about/jobs.html.

Coordinates joint collection efforts of librarians, covering subject areas of architecture, architectural history, urban planning, art, Islamic architecture and the visual collections. Collaboratively determines collections priorities and directions. Monitors budget, develops policies, and oversees approval plans. Develops and maintains client-focused relationships with faculty, researchers, and students to determine collection needs and priorities. Participates in reference and instruction efforts and in local and system-wide planning for services.

Qualifications:  Required – ALA-MLS/MLIS; 2-4 years of increasingly substantive professional experience in academic or research library; background in print, electronic, and digital collection development in architecture or urban planning; excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, analytical skills.

Hiring Salary:  $45,000 minimum.  Salary and appointment level will depend on qualifications and experience.

Application review begins immediately. Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to resumes-lib@mit.edu.

MIT offers excellent benefits including a choice of health and retirement plans, a dental plan, tuition assistance and a relocation allowance.  The Libraries affords a flexible and collegial working environment and fosters professional growth of its staff with management training and travel funding for professional meetings.

MIT is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community and particularly encourages applications from qualified women and ethnic minority candidates.

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