Visual Resources LibrarianThis position plays a leading role in the evolution of image collections at the University of Oregon. The position is located in the Architecture and Allied Arts (AAA) Library, a branch of the University of Oregon Libraries, and reports to the branch head. Primary responsibilities include managing the Visual Resources Collection, a significant repository whose holdings number 350,000 slides. Key duties also include supervising 1.0 FTE classified staff member, providing reference and instructional services, participating in the library’s collection development program, and developing tools that increase the usability and visibility of library resources.
University of Oregon Libraries
Required: ALA-accredited library degree (master’s degree must be conferred by June 2006); strong academic background in art, architecture, or closely related field; and experience in a visual resources collection. Also requires familiarity with emerging information resources and technologies; strong knowledge and interest in digital image management, database applications, and Web design; and the ability to teach the use of information resources in an academic environment. Desired: 3-5 years’ experience in a visual resources collection; knowledge of at least one Western European language (preferably French, Italian or German); advanced degree in the visual arts or architecture; experience with creating and making accessible digital images in an instructional environment; demonstrated professional development activity.
$35,000 minimum, depending on education, prior professional background and/or rank.
Applications received by 5:00 p.m., April 3, 2006 will receive priority consideration. Preferred start date is by July 1, 2006.
Please provide your application materials in electronic form (pdf preferred) and send to firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic submissions must be followed by hard copies with signature. Send cover letter, résumé, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of four references to: Ms. Laine Stambaugh, Director, Library Human Resources, 1299 University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, OR 97403-1299. (541) 346-1895; (541) 346-3485 (FAX).
For complete description details, please see: http://libweb.uoregon.edu/admnpers/Jobs/academic/vrc.html
The University of Oregon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employment/ADA-compliant institution strongly committed to cultural diversity.