QUAL: An ALA-accredited master’s degree in library and information science with five to seven years of experience in an academic setting, preferably in a University or art and design school, is required. The successful candidate will have a degree in art history, fine arts, design, art education and/or advanced arts-related degree. Work experience beyond the MLS, in such areas as reference, instruction and collection development and experience with managing digital collections and the ability to lead in their future development is necessary. Must demonstrate ability to provide leadership and work collegially, articulate and implement an innovative, flexible vision for library services, generate creative solutions and manage change and a desire to participate in collaborative problem solving. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
DUTIES: Reporting to the Director of Lesley University and Episcopal Divinity School Libraries, this position serves as the art librarian for Lesley University and the Art Institute of Boston (AIB), providing leadership and coordination for art collections and services. The Assistant Library Director’s primary responsibilities include collaborating with art faculty to build print and online collections that serve the curriculum, and works with University librarians and library staff to develop information and visual literacy competencies instruction. This individual’s essential functions will include and are not limited to, administration of the AIB Library, collection management, reference, instruction, supervision of staff, and collaboration in the AIB Library’s move from Boston to Cambridge.
SALARY: $51,358.17 — $70,874.49
TO APPLY: Please include a cover letter with your application.
Apply Online: http://lesley.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=30699
(From Simmons Jobline)