Technical Services Librarian
(VMFA Assistant, Faculty rank 2, Position #E0602)
The Margaret R. and Robert M. Freeman Library at the Virginia Museum of
Fine Arts is seeking a Technical Services Librarian. This position will
be responsible for performing all technical service duties, including
the maintenance of the museum’s on-line catalogue records and its
various modules; the updating of existing records and the creation of
new records; and the maintenance of all other Library databases.
Independently works with systems provider and IT department on issues
and concerns and serves as primary liaison in technical matters.
Generates reports on different aspects of library usage as necessary.
Assists Fine Arts Librarian in general management of library technology.
This position is responsible for tracking ordered materials, for
verifying receipt of materials purchased, and for the cataloguing of
Qualifications: The selected candidate will possess proven experience
in server administration for an integrated library system (SirsiDynix
preferred) and experience with Library of Congress cataloguing, both
copy and original, of all types of materials including rare monographs
and serials. Experience managing digital projects a plus. Additional
requirements include a demonstrated ability to supervise the work of
volunteers and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Knowledge of foreign languages is helpful. An American Library
Association Accredited Masters in Library Science with a background in
art historical research is also desired, as is a demonstrated record of
participation in professional organizations. The successful candidate
must pass a criminal background check.
Starting salary: $34,590. Faculty rank based on qualifications and
experience. This position includes excellent benefits.
To apply, log onto the Commonwealth of Virginia Online Employment System
at http://jobs.virginia.gov and submit your application, letter of
intent and resume no later than 5:00 pm on July 21, 2010. Please
contact the HR office at 804.340.1485 if you need assistance. The
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is accredited by the American Association
of Museums. EOE/AA