Collection Development / Architecture Librarian, Judson University, Elgin, Illinois

Collection Development / Architecture Librarian, Judson University, Elgin, Illinois

The Library of Judson University is seeking dynamic, service-oriented candidates for the Library Faculty position of Collection Development / Architecture Librarian (rank open) 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, instruct faculty and students in the use of AVRC materials, and prepare yearly statistical reports. Judson University librarians are Library Faculty, enjoying full faculty status and rank.

Primary Qualifications:
Master of Library Science degree from ALA-accredited institution is required. 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.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2007, and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should send:
Letter of application expressing interest in the position
Curriculum vitae
Three letters of reference
A completed Faculty Application Form.
A statement of your philosophy of Christian liberal arts education
Official transcripts
Dale H. Simmons
Provost & VP for Academic Affairs
Judson University
1151 North State Street
Elgin, Illinois, 60123-1498
(847) 628-1000 Phone
(847) 628-1027 Fax

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