Digital and Visual Resources Librarian, Kutztown, PA

Digital and Visual Resources Librarian
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania,
Kutztown, Pennsylvania
Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 03/28/08
Digital and Visual Resources Librarian
The Rohrbach Library at Kutztown University invites applications for a permanent full-time, tenure-track, 9-month position, with faculty status as a Digital and Visual Resources Librarian, beginning in Fall 2008.

Requirements: ALA accredited MLS. Demonstrated understanding of current trends and issues regarding digital collections and services. Excellent knowledge of digital image databases, Microsoft Office, Photoshop, flatbed and side scanning. Knowledge of metadata schemas and digital capture standards/methodologies. Cataloging and instruction experience. Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects. Effective communication, presentation and organizational skills. Three years relevant experience required.

Desired: Working experience using library digital technologies and/or digital collection software and web authoring tools. Excellent knowledge of MDID. Familiarity with intellectual and copyright issues. Experience with diverse populations.

Responsibilities include: Indentifies, selects, builds and sustains digital collections in a team environment. Cultivates vendor relationships, develops marketing services, and pursues grant writing. Assists with cataloging, reference, instruction, and collection development. Flexible hours which will include evening and weekend work. Reports to the Coordinator of Technical Services. Please view details at Successful interview and teaching demonstration, as well as demonstration of relevant ability required. Minimum 9-month salary is $41,817.82.

Send letter of application, vita, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Susan Czerny, Chair, Search Committee, Rohrbach Library, 15200 Kutztown Road, Bldg 5, Kutztown, PA 19530 (Czerny at kutztown dot edu). Review of applications will begin April 11, 2008, and continue until the position is filled. Kutztown University is an AA/EOE member of the PA State System of Higher Education and actively solicits applications from women and minorities.

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