Friday, July 18, 2008

Access Services Librarian

The John Cotton Dana Library on the Newark Campus seeks an innovative, energetic service-oriented librarian to join a team of library faculty committed to providing first-rate public services to a diverse academic community. The Access Services Librarian plans, monitors and evaluates access services, including access desk information services, circulation, electronic and print course reserves, collection management, and security and facilities maintenance. Oversees and maintains the Dana Library Archives collection. As a member of the public services team, participates in local reference and the Libraries’ virtual reference services. Depending on background and experience, may also have collection development and faculty liaison responsibilities for a specific subject area. As a member of a university-wide faculty, the Access Services Librarian is expected to routinely participate in system-wide initiatives, committees, and task forces. This is a tenure-track appointment. The successful candidate should demonstrate commitment to continual professional development through scholarly research relevant to areas of responsibility including publications, presentations and participation and leadership in the work of relevant professional associations. Requires: three to five years recent public services experience with progressively more responsible positions in an academic, special, or large public library setting; proven public services orientation, and successful experience working with teams; provable knowledge of access services related copyright issues. For the complete position profile (APP 182), minimum requirements, and instructions on how to apply please visit For general information about the libraries and the university, please visit our website at .

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an equal opportunity, affirmative-action employer. The Libraries are strongly and actively committed to diversity, and seek candidates who will contribute creatively to the University’s multicultural environment.

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