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Visual Resources Librarian at MassArt
QUALIFICATIONS: Required qualifications for this position: MLS or equivalent, background in the visual arts (MA in Art History or MFA preferred), a minimum of 1-2 years of professional experience in key areas of responsibility.
DUTIES: The Morton R. Godine Library at Massachusetts College of Art (MassArt) seeks a Visual Resources Librarian to join a vibrant, team-managed environment. This position has primary responsibility for planning, implementation, and problem solving for the Visual Resources Department, including visual resources collection development, systems, cataloging, reference, and image processing. In addition, this position collaborates with the other MassArt librarians on general library planning and budgeting; and participates in general reference, instruction and collection development.
TO APPLY: To apply or see the complete position description, please visit: http://careers.massart.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=50473
MassArt is an AA/EOE. Members of under-represented groups and those committed to working in a diverse cultural environment are encouraged to apply.
Visual Arts Resources Coordinator – College of the Holy Cross
The Visual Arts Resources Coordinator will work closely with the Visual Arts Faculty and Librarians in managing the College’s slide and digital image collections, an essential teaching resource. He/she will collaborate with faculty in preparing, editing, and presenting images within the classroom setting. The Coordinator will become the primary campus resource person for ArtStor, as well as other image databases. He/she will also be responsible for the overall acquisition, processing, cataloguing, and maintenance of both slide and digital images. The successful candidate will be a proven team player able to work closely with faculty, librarians, media specialists, information technology staff, and students and will be capable of teaching designation courses within the Department of Visual Arts. The Coordinator will serve as reference librarian to the Visual Arts Department.
MA in Art History and MLS required. Experience in classroom teaching desired. Working knowledge of image cataloging procedures and management, library systems and practices, including authority control. He/she must have thorough knowledge of current cataloging standards (AACR2, Library of Congress Subject Headings, OCLC, MARC, Dublin Core, VRA, and other metadata schema). Will stay abreast of issues and trends in the management of digital images and be able to evaluate and implement future improvements. Knowledge of digital rights management essential. Knowledge of image editing software (Photoshop).
Please visit: www.holycross.edu/human_resources/
or Mail cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 references to:
College of the Holy Cross
One College Street
Worcester , MA 01610 ,
or Fax: 508-793-3575
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Colleges of Worcester Consortium
Technical Services Librarian – The University of the Arts, University Libraries
Responsible for planning, directing, and conducting technical services activities including cataloging, authority work, serials, processing, and preservation; managing and maintaining those functions and database maintenance projects in the libraries’ Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Millennium system; and planning for and implementation of metadata for digitization projects. Supervises and evaluates two cataloging/technical services assistants and student assistants. Works closely with music librarian in coordinating cataloging activities, and all librarians in planning library-wide operations and programs. Performs regular reference duties.
Requirements include an ALA-accredited master’s degree in library/information science; a minimum of 2 years professional cataloging experience including authority work in an online environment; extensive knowledge of the current cataloging standards, AACR2, MARC, LCSH, and OCLC systems and functions; knowledge of non-MARC metadata schemes and thesauri; experience using an integrated library system, preferably an Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Millennium system; and supervisory experience. A background in the arts, experience cataloging music and media materials, and serials and reference experience preferred.
For more information, see the Technical Services Librarian listing at http://www.uarts.edu/about/637.html
Availability: Immediate. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. Preference given to applications received by September 1, 2007. EOE
To apply: Qualified applicants should submit letters of application, resumes and three references to:
The University of the Arts
320 S. Broad Street , Room. 140
Philadelphia , PA 19102
THE UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services – University of California, Santa Barbara
The University of California , Santa Barbara , one of the ten campuses of the University of California , seeks an innovative, team-oriented and energetic leader as Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the AUL for Technical Services and Scholarly Communication, the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services has overall responsibility for providing innovative leadership, vision, enthusiasm, and supervision for cataloging and metadata services. The Department has a staff of some 26 FTE and many student assistants.
Departmental services include cataloging processes involving monographic resources in all formats, authority control, database integration and maintenance, electronic resource support, special projects, technical processing of government publications, and digital initiatives, including those of the California Digital Library. The incumbent is responsible for establishing policies and procedures within the context of national standards, goal setting, designing and monitoring workflow, adopting and implementing new technologies, and for ongoing evaluation of services for the Department. Supervises, trains, and evaluates staff in cataloging and metadata services. S/he works cooperatively with other department heads, and is responsive to the needs of public services in providing user centered bibliographic services. As appropriate, the incumbent participates on library committees, serves on UC system wide committees and task forces, and represents the library in local, regional, and national associations.
- MLS from an ALA-accredited institution.
- Demonstrated knowledge and recent experience with provision of cataloging services, including those related to digital initiatives.
- Demonstrated leadership and increasingly responsible supervisory and management experience.
- Experience using a bibliographic utility in an integrated library system, preferably OCLC, and ExLibris.
- Familiarity and knowledge of various metadata formats, such as Dublin Core, EAD, METS, MODS, OAI, XML, etc.
- Knowledge of electronic and traditional cataloging as well as current standards, trends, and emerging technologies in cataloging services, including those related to digital libraries.
- Ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a dynamic and changing environment.
- Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Commitment to diversity and staff team development.
- Experience using the ExLibris Aleph online system; experience with web technology, and various report generating and management software products.
ENVIRONMENT: The UCSB libraries are committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity, innovation, and collaboration. The libraries are active partners and full participants in the educational journey of discovery that centers on research, scholarship, creativity, and a dynamically evolving teaching and learning environment. Among the most prestigious research libraries in the country, the library collections include over two million volumes, digitized collections, government documents, sophisticated electronic resources, and numerous Special Collections. The libraries memberships include ARL, CRL, CLIR, and SPARC. The libraries are also active participants in the California Digital Library. Central to the campus skyline as well as to its mission, the UCSB libraries takes pride in providing outstanding service to all its clientele.
UC, Santa Barbara occupies a picturesque 989-acre palm and eucalyptus lined plateau overlooking the Pacific Ocean . UCSB joined the University of California system in 1944. The University of California is widely recognized as the pre-eminent public university system in the world. UCSB is ranked as a category 1-research university by the Carnegie Commission, and is an elected member of the Association of American Universities. Offering a full range of undergraduate and graduate degrees, the campus serves some 18,000 students and has over 900 full time faculty, including members of leading academic societies as well as fellows and winners of national academic honors and Nobel Prize Laureates. /US News & World Reports/ guide to “ America ’s Best Colleges” ranks UCSB as one of the best public universities in the nation.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with qualifications, minimum $58,536, plus a monthly administrative stipend. Librarians at the University of California , Santa Barbara are professional academic appointees who accrue vacation at the rate of two days per month and sick leave at the rate of one day per month. The University has an excellent retirement system, which is coordinated with Social Security.
A selection of group health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans are offered by the University.
Consideration of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Applications received by *November 1, 2007* will receive first consideration.
Send resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three references to:
Associate University Librarian
University of California
Santa Barbara , CA 93106 .
Applications may also be sent via email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Appointment and/or continued employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check.
The University of California , Santa Barbara is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from all who meet the stated qualifications.