Sunday, September 27, 2009

Librarian, Government Publications, Maps, GIS, and Microforms

Librarian, Government Publications, Maps, GIS, and Microforms. Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono seeks an experienced librarian to serve as department head and to administer and coordinate fulfillment of the legal responsibilities as a Tri-State Regional Federal Government Document Depository and to support the instructional, research, and public service functions of the University by providing collection management, public, and technical service for the past, present, and future acquisitions of United States federal, Canadian federal and provincial, and Agricultural Experiment Station publications. Also to manage the delivery of Geographic Information Systems services including development of numeric and spatial database and software collections, creation of GIS instructional materials and the delivery of campus GIS workshops. Prepares reports and library publications, including web pages. Supervises four support staff and four student employees.

Required: ALA-accredited MLS and professional experience in an academic, or state, or public library with demonstrated experience with federal documents. Demonstrated leadership, management, and supervisory experience in a library. Demonstrated ability to manage programs, staff, and technology. Excellent oral and written communication skills for interpersonal, presentation, negotiation, and consensus-building. Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. A willingness to travel within the Tri-State Region and to national conferences as needed or appropriate. Normally requiring a valid driver’s license. Must have authorization to work in the U.S.

Preferred: Experience working collaboratively with libraries, other institutions, and with state and federal governments. Experience with GIS. Experience preparing materials for and teaching workshops.

Complete job ad and description at:

Raymond H. Fogler Library is the primary research library for the State of Maine. The University of Maine is the Land Grant University and Sea Grant College for the State of Maine. It is the flagship institution of the University of Maine System, offering bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. The University of Maine has approximately 11,900 students and 713 faculty. Fogler Library has a collection of more than 1 million volumes and a staff of 22 professionals and 37 support staff. The library uses the Innovative integrated system and has developed Mariner, a digital library. It is a Tri-State Regional Depository and a full patent and trademark depository.

This is a fiscal-year, full-time position with an excellent benefits package. The salary range for this position is $45,885 to $76,475. Review of applications will begin immediately. Send letter of application addressing the requirements above, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to Government Publications Librarian Search Committee, 5729 Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5729 or email to:

The University of Maine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the website is


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