Art and Architecture Librarian - Pratt Institute LibrariesDepartment: Library
FLSA Status: Exempt
Under the supervision of the Director of Libraries, the Art and Architecture Librarians provide high-quality services in subject areas related to Pratt's art and architecture collection. Responsibilities include collection development in architecture and design, instruction, committee and task force work within and outside the Library, and other activities deemed necessary for the smooth provision of information services. This is a full-time twelve (12) month per year tenure-track faculty position at the assistant/associate professor rank.
Education: ALA accredited MLS and academic background in art and/or architecture required. Graduate degree or graduate level academic preparation in the history or practice of Architecture, Art, Design, or other arts related discipline preferred.
Experience: Must have experience providing library public services in an academic context as well as experience providing library related instruction. Experience with online systems also required. One to two years' relevant experience in an academic library preferred.
Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse population are essential.
Other: Must be enthusiastic to learn, creative, willing to embrace change and have the ability to work comfortably in a shared decision-making environment. Commitment to professional development required; must show evidence or promise of professional contributions beyond the primary job,(i.e., publications, active participation in the Institute and professional organizations, and other research and creative activity) which are required for reappointment, promotion and tenure.
Please submit your CV, cover letter and the names and contact information for three professional references to:
Chair, Art and Architecture Librarian Search
c/o Assistant to the Director
Pratt Institute Libraries
200 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205