Digital and Visual Resources Librarian – Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

The Rohrbach Library at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania 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 slide 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. Experiences with diverse populations.

Responsibilities include: Identifies, 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.

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@kutztown.edu).

Review of applications will begin April 11, 2008, and continue until the position is filled.

Please view job description at http://www.kutztown.edu/library/about/employment.asp

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