APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR CONSIDERATION FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE FOLLOWING POSITION AT THE B. DAVIS SCHWARTZ MEMORIAL LIBRARY AT THE C.W. POST CAMPUS OF LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY
TITLE: Technical Services Librarian CAMPUS: C.W. Post
The Technical Services Librarian assists in the supervision of the acquisitions routines of the Technical Services Department. The successful candidate has chief responsibility for overseeing the gifts and exchange operations and functions and participates in various collection development initiatives: selection, acquisition, and deselection of materials. The candidate also engages in cataloging activities and participates in the Library’s information literacy and bibliographic instruction programs. This librarian serves as liaison for selected academic departments and is active in library and campus-wide activities. The Technical Services Librarian is a tenure-track, faculty status position.
Applicants must have an MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited library school. Two years of technical services experience in an academic library is preferred. Candidates must have a strong commitment to serve the University community; the ability to interact and collaborate with a diverse group of patrons and co-workers; the ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment; and excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of cataloging standards including metadata schemas such as AACR2 and content standards such as RDA, familiarity with MARC 21, integrated library systems and bibliographic utilities (OCLC) experience.
Strong preference will be given to a candidate with a second Master’s degree or 30 additional graduate credits.
FSFA STATUS: Exempt
DATE TO BE FILLED: Spring 2011
CLOSING DATE: Applications received by January 31, 2011 will receive first consideration, however, application review will continue until the position is filled.
CONTACT: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume to: Personnel Office, Long Island University, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY 11548. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 516-299-2253/2254.
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