Director, Bunting Visual Resources LibraryUNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
Position: Director, Bunting Visual Resources Library. Full-time, twelve-month research faculty; non-tenure track. Those with MLS available for library faculty position. Professional rank negotiable, appropriate to qualifications and experience.
Salary: Salary negotiable from $60,000; appropriate to qualifications and experience.
Minimum Qualifications: Masters degree from an ALA-accredited Library/Information Science program or international equivalent or masters degree in art or architectural history. Minimum of 5 years of progressively significant and relevant experience in an academic visual resources library or relevant university or special library. Evidence of management experience in a complex electronic environment. Evidence of a well-developed vision for leading a visual resources or relevant special library through a transition from analog to digital collections. Evidence of effective written and oral communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: MLA plus a second advanced degree in a relevant arts or architecture discipline. A record of published scholarship, presentations to professional groups, or service in professional organizations. Familiarity with digital assets management systems, practices and applications. Familiarity with issues and best practices regarding copyright as it relates to visual resources in academic settings. Experience with visual resources cataloging practices including VRA Core categories and standards, CCO guidelines and interpretations, TGN and AAT hierarchies and controlled vocabularies, and relational database principles and development. Experience in project planning and management of digitizing visual resources for web access. Experience in visual resources collection development. Experience in supervising library personnel. Experience in library planning and in financial and facilities management. Experience in grant writing and fund raising. Knowledge of developments in higher education, scholarly processes, and issues facing academic visual resources libraries, particularly in the arts and architecture fields. Ability to work collaboratively with diverse campus communities.
Application Deadline: For best consideration, applications should be received no later than April 30, 2006. However, position will remain open until filled.
Start Date: Position available beginning August 1, 2006.
· Signed letter of application
· Resume or CV
· At least two samples of scholarly work
· College transcripts
· Names and complete addresses (mailing, telephone, fax & e-mail) of three recommendations
· SASE if scholarly work is to be returned
Send to Joyce M. Szabo, Chair, Visual Resources Search Committee, Department of Art & Art History, MSC04 2560, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001. We cannot accept electronic applications.
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND EDUCATOR.