Performing Arts Librarian, Reed College (Portland, OR)


Performing Arts Librarian

A full-time, regular position, reporting to the College Librarian.  Plans, implements and manages performing arts collections for instructional and research use in dance, music, and theatre. Coordinates selection, purchasing, processing and licensing of material in all formats.    Participates in library reference (including some night and weekend shifts), instruction, and academic department liaison activities.  Contributes to the creation, maintenance and evaluation of web content and services. We seek energetic candidates who welcome the chance to support library services in an intensely academic community. Minimum qualifications include the MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library school and three years of professional library experience. Substantial knowledge of music repertory and bibliography, and a strong interest in liberal arts education are required. Supervisory experience, and knowledge of information technologies in the performing arts would be desirable.  Starting salary is $48,500.  Send letter of application, resume, and names and addresses of three references to Victoria Hanawalt, College Librarian, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, OR 97202 by March 16, 2009.  An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed College values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

Deadline: March 16, 2009

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