Job Posting: Curator – Robert C. Larson ’56 Art in the Library Program, Carleton College, Northfield, MN

Purpose of this Position
The Curator, Robert C. Larson ’56 Art in the Library Program will lead the program of art and of book-related exhibitions for a liberal arts college library. The purpose of this program is to:

  • Support the curriculum and student learning.
  • Develop curricular-based exhibits working with specific faculty and courses.
  • Highlight art, books, and other materials from the college collections and from other regional collections.
  • Contribute to the daily visual and intellectual experience of college students, cultivating the next generation of supporters of cultural educational institutions.
  • Working in close cooperation with the staff of the Perlman Teaching Museum, the faculty, and the library staff, the Curator will continue the tradition of the library as a place for engaging with art and exhibitions.

Essential Job Functions – Responsibilities

  • Plan schedule of curricular and non-curricular library exhibitions annually.
  • Develop exhibits that showcase the liberal arts.
  • Develop art and book-related exhibits and displays in their full programmatic dimensions, including research, design, and display.
  • Work with faculty to plan and facilitate curricular exhibitions, including planning and leading sessions on curation, exhibition planning, label writing, and basic design with students.
  • Work closely with faculty and students over the course of a term to produce the exhibition
  • Work closely with library staff to integrate library art and exhibitions into the fabric of library programs and operations, and into the life of the college.
  • Select and install art in the library; coordinate work on site-specific art installations and commissions.
  • Plan and coordinate educational programming, receptions, and attendant activities; write and produce reports, labels, exhibit brochures, etc.
  • Maintain and enhance exhibit-related web pages and create new online exhibits.
  • Continue cooperation between the Gould Library and Perlman Teaching Museum through close and constant collaboration with the Curator of the College Art Collection and staff.
  • Develop partnerships with regional museums and arts organizations.
  • Supervise a student assistant.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

This position is a member of the Bridge Consortium and works collaboratively and in tandem with peers at the St. Olaf College libraries to ensure that work is not duplicated and that costs are contained or reduced.

Additionally, this position may be asked to provide services to the St. Olaf College libraries, and is responsible for participating in all appropriate Bridge working groups, meetings, and functions.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Required Qualifications

  • Two or more years of experience working in a museum environment with knowledge of installation and interpretive techniques or an equivalent combination of education or experience.
  • Strong organizational, research, written communication skills, and skills or interest in exhibition design.
  • Superb people skills with a high degree of flexibility are essential characteristics for success in this position. Candidates must be well organized and have the ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure.

Preferred Qualifications

  • M.A. in art, art history or related area preferred.
  • Library, archives, or other book exhibit/curatorial experience are highly desirable, but not required. It is expected that art curatorial experience will be transferable to the book-related part of the job.
  • Experience in educational programming and outreach programs, and experience with web page design and production are highly desirable. Additional desirable skills include photo documentation, label and poster design.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and InDesign are also helpful. Demonstrated experience in forging collaborations and partnerships, particularly in boundary-crossing ways, is highly desirable.

Full post: http://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/2897

Job Posting: Art Reference & Instruction Librarian, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries seeks a creative and service-oriented individual to serve as Art Reference and Instruction Librarian. Reporting to the Director of the Kohler Art Library, this position provides a full range of reference and research services to the campus community and general public. This position develops, delivers, and assesses innovative instructional services for engaged learning; uses social media platforms to promote library services and web content; and serves as a subject liaison to departments, providing support for digital scholarship, scholarly communication, and collaborative research. Working closely with the UW Digital Collections Center staff, this position serves as project manager for art-related digital initiatives, including the Digital Library for Decorative Arts.

The General Library System recognizes the value of diversity of people, thought, perspective, and experience and is actively committed to promoting a culture of inclusiveness. All positions will be called upon to contribute to building a welcoming environment.

Principal duties:

  • Provide art reference services to UW faculty, students, staff and the general public; develop guides to art reference resources; evaluate and recommend new reference titles for acquisition.
  • Hire, train and supervise School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) student supervisors.
  • Conduct library instruction and orientation sessions; teach information and visual literacy skills using current learning theory and appropriate instructional technology; create guides and tutorials to accompany instruction sessions.
  • Serve as liaison between the art library and faculty in art-related disciplines to develop programming appropriate to their needs and the needs of their students.
  • With Director of the Kohler Art Library, co-teach on a bi-annual basis the SLIS course on Art Librarianship.
  • Manage, enhance, and promote the contents of the Digital Library for Decorative Arts and other art-related digital initiatives in liaison with the UW Digital Collections Center; serve as liaison with the Chipstone Foundation and other donors in developing art-related digital content.
  • Update the content of the art library website, promote art library collections and services through development and implementation of social media strategies.
  • Manage the art library in the absence of the Director; serve as back-up to other art library staff.
  • Maintain awareness of trends in art and general librarianship and the disciplines of art history, visual culture, material culture, art education, and studio practice.
  • Engage in professional development through participation at art library conferences and events.
  • Serve the UW-Madison General Library System through committee participation and other activities.

Degree and area of specialization:

Master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or equivalent association/organization. Bachelor’s degree or above in art history or art.

Required Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of professional experience in an academic or other research library.
  • Experience providing library instruction.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver quality reference services to patrons at various levels of subject expertise.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with new technologies in library services.
  • Ability to work both independently and collegially in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a respectful, inclusive and diverse climate.
  • Reading knowledge of one or more Western European languages (other than English).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or above in art history.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience working with donors.
  • Experience with website design and maintenance.
  • Experience developing electronic information resources.
  • Knowledge of WordPress.
  • Experience with building digital image collections and metadata creation.
  • Experience with project management.
  • Experience with HTML and XML.
  • Familiarity with digital humanities, scholarly communications, and library assessment.
  • Familiarity with information and visual literacy skills and current learning theory.

Apply online: http://uwjobapply.wisc.edu/Apply.aspx?pvl=87443

Full post: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/Weblisting/External/PVLSummaryApply.aspx?pvl_num=87443

Job Posting: Collections Assistant for Art History/Classics Library, UC Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley’s culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.

The First Review Date for this job is: 8/4/2016

Departmental Overview

The Arts & Humanities Division includes Art History/Classics, South/Southeast Asian Library, Graduate Services, Morrison Library, and the Hargrove Music Library. These libraries and units are primary service points and provide research-level print and digital collections to support the research and teaching programs of the units in Doe Library serving patrons in the visual and performing arts, humanities (languages & literatures), and area studies; and departments served by the Hargrove Music Library.

Responsibilities

The position serves as the acquisitions assistant for the art history and classics collections, supporting collection development through purchasing, inventory, and materials processing. The position will assist the Art History/Classics librarians with processing of monographs, serials, and donor gifts, collection audits and other special projects as assigned. In conjunction with unit staff, the position provides public services in the form of assisting daytime circulation services coverage and providing directional/informational advice to the public. The incumbent is expected to possess knowledge of the materials encompassing the art history and classics collections; experience with standard library technical services procedures, and the ability to collaborate on projects with other units in the Arts & Humanities Division. Also, may assist in the content management of online subject guides, social media and participate in councils, groups, and task forces when appropriate.

Required Qualifications

  • English language proficiency to communicate orally and in writing with persons of various backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of the art and classics book trade and reference sources.
  • Demonstrable experience using library catalogs, integrated library systems, bibliographic records monographic and serials processing policies and procedures.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Experience with standard office and collaboration software (MS Office, Google Drive).
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) and work in a team.
  • Ability to complete detailed work accurately and complete projects on time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with monograph and serials processing in Millennium and/or Sierra integrated library systems.
  • Experience with one or more western European languages.
  • Experience working in an academic library.
  • Purchasing/procurement experience for an organization or group

Salary & Benefits

The hourly salary range for this position is $19.44 – $25.28. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html.

Full post: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/LHRD/currentjobs.html#21973

To apply, search for the job announcement through the UC Berkeley job portal: http://hrms.berkeley.edu/jobs.html.

Internship Opportunity: Library Intern, Honolulu Museum of Art

The Honolulu Museum of Art (HoMA) is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse, qualified workforce. The Museum strives to maintain a staff that works together to maintain its mission: To bring together great art and people to create a more harmonious, adaptable and enjoyable society in Hawai‘i.

Our Vision: To be a world-class institution with great collections of art and leading education programs. We will reflect changes that are happening in Hawaii, Asia and the world. Conceived as an institution that would make Hawai‘i an even better place to live, the Honolulu Museum of Art (HoMA) is committed to showcasing the highest quality art from around the world for the benefit of residents and visitors. Art and Education are central to the museum’s mission, with 299,000 people visiting each year and 36,900 students participating in school programs both at the museum and throughout the community. The museum’s art collection has grown into one of the most extensive in the United States, with a special emphasis on works of art that reflect the diverse communities that call Hawai‘i home.

Job Summary: Under the general supervision of the Head Librarian catalogs Japanese and other Asian language materials and corrects existing bibliographic records as needed by using the procedures and practices of current metadata standards. Works with staff and volunteers in pursuing the use of new technologies for information access and library operations.

TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: JULY 2016 – JUNE 2017

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to read Japanese and/or Chinese/Korean languages
  • Working experience with current cataloging standards (AACR2 and/or RDA)
  • Working experience with an integrated library system (Ex Libris Voyager preferred)
  • Working experience with OCLC Connexion cataloging client
  • Knowledge of Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Knowledge of LCC and DDC classifications
  • Ability to work collegially with a diverse group of library patrons. Excellent customer service skills in answering questions and requests for library materials
  • Ability to foster cooperative relationships with the local library community including the University of Hawaii libraries and other small institutional research centers

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science

Essential Duties:

  • Create bibliographical records of Japanese (and some other Asian language) books and journals and input into the library’s OPAC (Hawaii Voyager) database;
  • Provide reference services to the museum staff and the general public via phone, email, and in person;
  • Support the Head Librarian to projects such as the retrospective conversion (automation);
  • Maintain the records of subscription titles (magazines) and report to the EBSCO if there are any missing or delayed issues;
  • Closely collaborate with the library volunteers and keep their time-sheet log.

Working Conditions and Atmosphere:

  • Ability to move, push, pull, lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Able to reach out and overhead with arms, use fingers and hands to manipulate paper, keyboards, etc.
  • Occasional exposure to dust and mold in records storage areas.
  • Normal vision and hearing requirements.

Full post (PDF): http://ab976f528c498801423d-2376439231beb5d718e8f49fe25fed31.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/uploads/media/media/15671/temporary_library_intern_.pdf

Job Posting: Research Librarian for Music and Performing Arts, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

The University of Virginia Library is seeking a dynamic and highly-skilled professional to be the Research Librarian for Music and Performing Arts. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison to the McIntire Department of Music and the Department of Drama, including the Dance Minor program, providing in-depth research and teaching support for faculty and students as well as general support for the performing arts across the curriculum. As a member of the Arts & Humanities team in the Library’s Academic Engagement unit, the Librarian for Music and Performing Arts will collaborate with a cohort of subject and technology experts to advance and promote existing services to enhance scholarship in all phases of the research lifecycle, and to identify emerging needs and envision new services in response. The University of Virginia Library embraces innovation and risk-taking, encourages diversity, and looks for staff who are excited by the prospect of working at a forward-looking library during times of great change.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a liaison to the McIntire Department of Music and the Department of Drama, cultivating strong partnerships and seeking opportunities for enhanced collaboration.
  • Provide front-line support and consultation across all research services, as well as expert services and support for music and arts-related research throughout the University.
  • Work with technology and methodology experts on the Academic Engagement team to promote the Library’s existing and emerging digital initiatives.
  • Educate and inform faculty and graduate students about scholarly communication and intellectual property issues, and advocate for sustainable models of scholarly communication.
  • In collaboration with Academic Engagement’s Teaching and Learning team, develop and deliver effective instructional services via classroom-based sessions, online guides and tutorials, or other learning activities.
  • Engage with faculty to integrate information literacy and digital literacy concepts and skills into the curriculum.
  • Contribute to the development of collections in all formats, by scoping and communicating collection needs to the Collections, Access and Discovery team.
  • Partner with Special Collections to promote the use of the Library’s rare and unique music- and arts-related materials.
  • Participate in national conversations relating to library support of both traditional and emerging scholarship, through professional presentations, articles, and other means.

Qualifications, Required:

  • A master’s degree in library or information science, or an advanced degree in music and appropriate experience in an academic library.
  • Experience working in an academic library.
  • Willingness to embrace the challenges of a constantly changing environment, and commitment to continual professional growth and development.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and enthusiasm for the possibilities offered by academic librarianship as a profession.
  • Familiarity with the tools and methods of digital scholarship.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, team-based organization.

Qualifications Preferred:

  • Professional experience working in a music or performing arts library.
  • Understanding of established and emerging technologies for musical instruction, research, composition, and performance.
  • Familiarity with scholarly communication and intellectual property issues.
  • Broad knowledge of traditional and new models of collection development and management in music.
  • Understanding of metadata and its importance in support of music scholarship.
  • Working knowledge of foreign languages (German and/or French preferred).

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Willingness to embrace the challenges of a constantly changing environment, and commitment to continual professional growth and development.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and enthusiasm for the possibilities offered by academic librarianship as a profession.
  • Familiarity with the tools and methods of digital scholarship.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, team-based organization.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of established and emerging technologies for musical instruction, research, composition, and performance.
  • Familiarity with scholarly communication and intellectual property issues.
  • Broad knowledge of traditional and new models of collection development and management in music.
  • Understanding of metadata and its importance in support of music scholarship.
  • Working knowledge of foreign languages (German and/or French preferred).

Full post: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79487

Internship Opportunities: Fall Internships, Rubin Museum of Art, NYC

Rubin Museum of Art is home to a comprehensive collection of art from the Himalayas and surrounding regions. Through changing exhibitions and an array of engaging public programs, the Rubin Museum offers opportunities to explore the artistic legacy of the Himalayan region and to appreciate its place in the context of world cultures.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The Rubin Museum of Art offers semester-long internships to qualified undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates interested in the following areas: education, programming, communications, publications, and human resources. In addition to assigned projects, interns have the opportunity to learn more about the museum field through group activities that include trips to cultural institutions, brown-bag lunch discussions with staff members, and career development workshops.

GENERAL CURATORIAL INTERN
Performs research and provides support for curatorial work and upcoming exhibitions that focus predominantly on Himalayan art and material culture.

TIBETAN LANGUAGE CURATORIAL INTERN
Performs research, occasionally in the Tibetan language, and provides support for curatorial work and upcoming exhibitions that focus specifically on Himalayan art.

SOUTH ASIAN ART CURATORIAL INTERN
Performs research and provides support for curatorial work for upcoming exhibitions that focus specifically on South Asian art.

LIBRARY INTERN
Works in the Museum’s library maintaining the library database system, cataloging, ordering books and maintaining library organization.

COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT INTERN
Works closely with staff on various projects that may include updating object records in the Museum database and shadowing registrars in the galleries during the installation and deinstallation of exhibitions.

 

 

INTERPRETATION RESEARCH AND ADMINISTRATION INTERN
Works with the Manager of Visitor Experience and Access Programs to research Himalayan art and culture as well as upcoming exhibitions in support of a rigorous staff and volunteer training program.

 

 

How to Apply for Internships

Applicants may apply to multiple internships individually. Please write a one-page cover letter which specifies (1) the internships for which you are applying, (2) your relevant qualifications, (3) your interest in the Rubin Museum of Art, and (4) your availability (days/times). Please email your resume and cover letter to volunteersandinterns@rubinmuseum.org. No phone calls please.Please put the internship you are applying to in the subject line of your email.

Due to the high volume of applications for internships, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

In the event you are not accepted for an internship, please resend your application materials again for the following term.

Deadlines for Internship Applications

Fall Semester (September through December): July 31
Spring Semester (January through May): November 27
Summer (mid-May through mid-August): April 15
Academic Year (September through May): July 31

Full List of Current Internship Listings

Internships page: http://rubinmuseum.org/about/jobs

Internship Opportunity: Library Collections Intern, Glenstone Foundation, Potomac, MD

Glenstone, a museum of modern and contemporary art, is integrated into 200 acres of gently rolling pasture and unspoiled woodland in Montgomery County, Maryland, less than 15 miles from the heart of Washington, DC. Glenstone strives to provide visitors with a unique experience through the seamless integration of art, architecture, and landscape. Established by the not-for-profit Glenstone Foundation, the museum, known as the Gallery, opened in 2006 and provides a contemplative, intimate setting for experiencing iconic works of art and architecture within a natural environment. Glenstone presents extraordinary outdoor sculptures and installations within a landscape designed by Peter Walker and Partners and selections from an art collection of significant depth and breadth in the Gallery building by the late Charles Gwathmey of Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects. Admission is always free, and visits are scheduled by appointment to encourage an unhurried, intimate engagement between the viewers and their surroundings.

Glenstone is now in the midst of constructing a second museum building, The Pavilions, measuring 170,000 square feet and designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners, as well as a new public entrance, an arrival gallery with a bookstore, a café and an expanded landscape. These new facilities will enhance the visitor experience and provide significantly more space for exhibiting Glenstone’s superlative collection of post-World War II artworks.
Description

The Library Collections Intern will be responsible for standardizing legacy library records in the museum’s collections management system, CollectiveAccess, and contribute to collection development. The project will facilitate improved organization through the identification of items in the collection, as Glenstone prepares to transition the collection into the new library space in the future.

Additional projects proposed by the intern are encouraged.

Position Requirements

Essential Duties:

  • Checking existing library records for accuracy
    Adding Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), Getty vocabularies, call numbers, and images to library records
  • Creating intellectual relationships between library, artwork, and archival records
  • Applying call number labels and barcodes to library items
  • Assisting in developing the collection through conducting research on requested library items
  • Shifting, shelving library items as needed
  • Contributing to library outreach activities
  • Compile monthly statistics
  • Respond to reference requests from museum staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Coursework in descriptive cataloging, bibliographic control, classification, and/or information organization
  • Proficiency with PC and Mac computers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Proficiency with integrated library systems and database management systems
  • Knowledge of metadata standards such as MARC, RDA, AACR2, and of Getty and Library of Congress Thesauri
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current student or recent graduate of a Library and Information Science program
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction and to work independently
  • Experience in a library, special collections, museum, or non-profit cultural organization
  • Familiarity or experience with CollectiveAccess
    Interest in humanities, art and art history and/or undergraduate degree in art history or a related field
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Effective verbal and written skills

Full post: http://www.indeed.com/rc/clk?jk=10726044f5476f04&fccid=5cdb3c0539af388e

Job Posting: Library Assistant IV (temporary), Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, NYC

The Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library seeks an industrious and motivated night and weekend Library Assistant IV, reporting to the Avery Access Supervisor. The incumbent:
— is responsible for operations at the Avery Service and Reserves Desk at regularly assigned times, including but not limited to: in-house CLIO circulation of Avery and Fine Arts materials using status patrons; CLIO circulation of Ware materials and materials from other campus libraries and ReCAP; CLIO circulation of reserve books; manual circulation of reserve periodicals and manual circulation of assorted materials (primarily to non-affiliates); creating on-the-fly records; processing holds and recalls; sorting and sending materials to other Columbia Library sites; maintaining Paw Print printers and routine scanner functionality.
— processes Interlibrary Loan (ILL) lending requests from other institutions and Electronic Document Delivery (EDD) requests for eligible Columbia affiliates. Duties include verifying/checking citations in multiple languages, pulling books for loan, and scanning of books and articles.
— acts as primary access services representative to the public during evening hours and handles patron directional and informational inquiries in-person, on the phone, and via email including direct patron assistance with scanners.
— closes library, including sweeping for patrons, turning off all applicable lights and appliances, and locking secured areas.
— submits mediated offsite requests from non-affiliates during evening/weekend hours, and processes incoming offsite materials as needed.
— assigns, revises and trains student workers for circulation tasks (CLIO in-house, CLIO reserves, CLIO general circulation), ILL and EDD tasks (pulling books from stacks, checking citations, scanning), and for stack maintenance duties (picking up, sorting, shelving, straightening, shelf-reading, shifting).
— maintains statistics for activities such as interlibrary lending, electronic document delivery.
— performs Reserves operation tasks, including but not limited to: verifying citations; searching CLIO; pulling materials from the stacks; creating flags and folders; linking materials for e-reserves.
— maintains Service Desk work space: including but not limited to sorting and shelving, shelf-reading, and shifting reserves stack, ensuring that office supplies and paperwork are stocked, and contacting Access Supervisor regarding supply needs.
— performs other duties, as assigned.

Some heavy lifting required.

Schedule:
Semesters: Mon.- Thurs. 3-11pm; Sun. 2pm-10pm
Summer: Tues.- Thurs. 1-9pm; Fri. 9am-5pm; Sat. 11:30am-6pm
Intersession: Mon.- Fri. 9am-5pm

** This is a temporary one-year position with possibility of extension**

Position is responsible for closing Library on all scheduled days. Schedule subject to change to accommodate semester scheduling. Schedule subject to change if operationally necessary.

More information and application: https://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1467294435797

Job Posting: Art Librarian (Temp), Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 7,000 students and 83,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities.

Job Description:

This librarian serves in the Moriarty Arts Library at Lesley’s College of Art and Design (LUCAD), providing research and instruction support in the arts and manages collection development in art-related areas, including studio art and art history, serving students and faculty across Lesley University. The position requires collaboration with colleagues in the research and instruction department and includes a focus on developing, marketing and facilitating access to the Moriarty Arts Library collections as well as active participation in instructional programming at the Lesley libraries, including teaching classes on campus and in Lesley’s online programs.

General professional responsibilities include research support service with evening, weekend, and holiday rotation.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited institution
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in art history, fine arts or design, art education, and/or advanced arts-related degree preferred
  • One (1) year of library public service experience, or related professional experience
  • Thorough understanding of the requirements necessary for maintaining print, non-print, audiovisual, and digital collections
  • Experience with integrated library systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Authorized to work in the United States; if you hold a visa, your visa status must allow you to work at Lesley University

Application Instructions: A cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references must be included for full consideration.

Applications will be reviewed upon the establishment of an appropriate pool of candidates.

Full post: https://lesley.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=9A9E83BBEA33729A36A4C2394660A33B?JOBID=73387&CNTRNO=13&TSTMP=1466814779634

Job Posting: Art & Architecture Library Public Services Specialist (Part-Time/Temp), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Head of the Art + Architecture Library, provides circulation and reference support, assisting users with checking out and locating library materials. Oversees shelving and provides collection management support as directed by the Art + Architecture Librarian. Manages print architectural drawings collection.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a public service capacity (in a highly public visible environment)
  • Experience in Windows-based computer environment and data entry
  • Experience in interpreting and explaining library policies to university members and the general public
  • Experience in directing and supervising the work of other staff and/or student employees
  • Experience using library resources (books, periodicals, reserves, print architectural drawing, etc.) and services (circulation, reference and back up for closing of library)
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with III Sierra or other integrated library systems
  • Knowledge of research library environment
  • Experience working with architectural drawings
  • Experience supervising student workers

Employment Conditions: Alternate work schedule; M-F between the hours of 1-5 PM, average of 20-25 hours. Occasional nights and weekends may be required.

Interested applicants should complete an online application at www.jobs.vt.edu, posting #SW0160466.

Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff; limited to 1,500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
Pay Range: $15.00/hr

Job close date: July 1, 2016

Full post: https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/67171