Champlain College seeks an enthusiastic, collegial and service-oriented Librarian to serve as an integral member of a team providing high quality academic library services in an innovative setting. This position will coordinate all aspects of Champlain's collection development and management program, including both print and electronic resources, to ensure that the library's collections and procedures remain vibrant and responsive to our academic environment. Responsibilities for this position include: continuing a well-developed faculty outreach program; developing and managing the library's print and online collections; negotiating contracts; maintaining and processing budget information; participating in curriculum review; managing the production and analysis of statistics related to the library's collections and their use; creating and maintaining appropriate policies; and contributing to the library website. As a member of the library's teaching librarians team, this position will include teaching in the library's innovative inquiry-based information literacy instruction program, and will share in reference and other outreach services.
A masters degree in library science or related field from an ALA-accredited program required. Must have well-demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills; strong service orientation; ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff; ability to plan projects, report outcomes, apply new technologies, and manage a variety of responsibilities; expertise in and experience with designing and managing an effective collection development and management program for print and electronic resources; and proficiency with spreadsheets, budget management, and ILS acquisitions module (ideally Innovative Millennium). The successful candidate will be well-informed about current practices, theory and issues; will show creativity, initiative, and flexibility; will demonstrate ability and interest in instruction and information literacy; will have excellent writing skills and the ability to respond to requests effectively and efficiently; will be an articulate advocate for library initiatives, resources, and services; and will work collaboratively within the library, on campus, and in the profession. We seek a team player who will contribute to a dynamic organization and help shape the future of a thriving college library (see http://www.champlain.edu/library).
To apply, submit a resume and a cover letter that describes your qualifications for this position, as well as your ability to work in and support an inclusive environment, online at www.champlain.edu/hr by January 20, 2012. The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment.
Champlain College values, supports and encourages diversity of backgrounds, cultures and perspectives of students, faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.