18 February 2008

We Are Hiring!

My Library is looking for a new librarian! And it is an exciting, new position: Emerging Technologies Librarian. So so cool. Here is the posting:
Job Description:
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. The position will play a lead role in expanding the Library's outreach through thoughtful and effective use of emerging technologies.

Design, create, and maintain internet-based library services for online, distance and residential students, including web-based tools, real-time interactive tools, and similar functions; coordinate the planning, development, implementation and support of online library technologies, systems and services; keep current in the latest developments in library technology, web-based support, and other emerging technologies; share new technologies within the Library and beyond; share in reference, collection development, instruction, and other public services.

The successful candidate will show creativity, initiative, and flexibility, and will work collaboratively within the library, on campus, and in the profession. We seek a team player who will contribute to a technologically dynamic organization and help shape the future of a growing college library.

Masters degree in library science or related field from an ALA-accredited program; demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work effectively with students, faculty and staff; plan projects, manage a variety of responsibilities, and apply new technologies to library operations; familiarity and experience with emerging technologies for synchronous and asynchronous library service delivery; and demonstrated expertise in web design and website maintenance. Applications are welcomed from experienced professionals as well as recent graduates.

If you or anyone you know is interested in applying, please upload your resumes/cv at www.champlain.edu/hr.

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