Job Posting: Fine Arts Subject Specialist Librarian

The Michael Schwartz Library at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio has an opening for a Fine Arts Subject Specialist Librarian. Deadline to apply is August 20, 2010.

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Posting Details:

TITLE: Fine Arts Subject Specialist Librarian

FUNCTION: Provides outreach and leads a program of scholarly information management and retrieval for faculty and students in

support of the University’s programs in art, art history, music, theater and dance. Provides library instruction and reference services, both general and specialized. Develops and manages assigned collections. Contributes to library decision making; serves on teams to carry out library goals as specified in assignments. Keeps up-to-date in librarianship and information technology, applying current information technologies in carrying out assigned responsibilities; engages in scholarly, professional, and service activities. Interacts professionally with all internal and external customers using strong interpersonal skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited program. Significant academic preparation/undergraduate coursework in art, art history, music, theater or dance. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; flexibility and ability to work collaboratively across a broad spectrum of the university.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Degree in art history or music. Proficiency with current information technology. Knowledge of library instruction methods. Coursework in fine arts librarianship or music librarianship. Academic preparation/coursework in two or more of the subject specialty areas. Pertinent professional experience.

WORK SCHEDULE: Some evening and weekend hours required.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Applications will be exclusively accepted online at Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted.

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