Art Librarian – Purchase College Library

Job Description

The library is looking for an energetic and creative person, who can provide excellent customer service, is eager to try new things, and who will be flexible in a changing environment. The successful candidate will plan and deliver innovative reference and instruction services and develop and manage print and electronic collections in Art History, Art & Design, and New Media. The candidate will collaborate closely with the Visual Resources Associate in developing and promoting use of the visual resources collection, and digitizing the slide collection.

Required Experience

ALA-accredited MLS; excellent customer service skills; strong academic background in art; knowledge of digital image management systems, such as Embark and ArtStor; ability to teach effectively in the classroom and one-on-one; evidence of understanding key issues and trends in public services; commitment to learn and use emerging technologies and to provide responsive and innovative services; flexibility in adapting to change

MLS Requirement

ALA-accredited MLS

Education Requirements

Experience developing a visual resources collection; experience working in reference or instruction in an academic library; second master’s degree in art-related field; supervisory experience.

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