MIT LIBRARIES, Rotch Library for Architecture and Planning
Full vacancy announcement with complete list of qualifications at: libraries.mit.edu/about/jobs.html
Librarian I or II
Will coordinate the joint collection efforts of librarian staff, covering subject areas of architecture, architectural history, urban planning, art, Islamic Architecture and Visual Collections. Collaboratively determines collections priorities and directions. Monitors budget, develops policies, and oversees approval plans. Develops and maintains client-focused relationships with faculty, researchers, and students to determine collection needs and priorities.
Qualifications: Required – ALA-MLS/MLIS; 3-5 years of increasingly substantive professional
experience in academic or research library; background in print, electronic,
and digital collection development in architecture or urban planning; excellent
interpersonal, communication, organizational, analytical skills.
Hiring Salary: $43,000 minimum. Actual salary and appointment level will depend on qualifications and experience.
Application review begins August 1, 2006.
Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references
to firstname.lastname@example.org or:
Search Committee for Rotch Collection Manager (ARLIS)
MIT Libraries, Room 14S324
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307
MIT offers excellent benefits including a choice of health and retirement plans, a dental plan, tuition assistance and a relocation allowance. The Libraries affords a flexible and collegial working environment and fosters professional growth of its staff with management training and travel funding for professional meetings.
MIT is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community
and particularly encourages applications from qualified women and ethnic