Reference/Subject Librarian for Art and ArchitectureWashington University Libraries in St. Louis, MO seek candidates with flexibility, creativity, and a strong customer service commitment to serve as Reference/Subject Librarian for Art & Architecture in the beautiful new Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library. This position reports to the Art & Architecture Librarian.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and implement effective, user-centered reference and instructional programs and services in the Art & Architecture Library; select resources and provide faculty liaison for assigned subjects; and participate in the development of library-related electronic information technologies and projects. This position will manage all Art & Architecture Library operations in the absence of the Librarian.
QUALIFICATIONS: Education: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school; undergraduate degree in architecture, art, art history or a closely related field with advanced degree preferred; knowledge of electronic information technologies, electronic resources in art and architecture, and reading knowledge of a western-European language desired. Experience: Strong commitment to proactive library service and enthusiasm for work with students and faculty; experience providing reference and library-instructional service; ability to initiate, plan, and carry out projects, both independently and as a member of a team. Experience with digital imaging projects desirable.
GENERAL INFORMATION: The University: Washington University in St. Louis, located at the western edge of the City of St. Louis, is a medium sized, independent university founded in 1853, internationally recognized for excellence in teaching and research and for the quality of its faculty and student body. It serves over 13,500 students (7,500 undergraduates and 6,000 graduate and professional students) and has over 3,000 faculty members
The Libraries: Washington University Libraries include the John M. Olin Library and 13 school and departmental libraries. The Libraries support learning, teaching, research, and creative expression with a collection of 3.7 million books, periodical volumes, and government publications, and access to over 45,000 serial titles. This position is located in newly constructed Kenneth and Nancy Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library in the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum. This library has over 105,000 volumes and a staff of 5. The Washington University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, the Greater Western Library Alliance, and MOBIUS (a consortium of academic libraries with member colleges and universities in the state of Missouri). The Libraries are committed to the professional development of librarians and support professional leave, tuition remission, and other opportunities for professional growth. For more information, visit http://library.wustl.edu.
SALARY, BENEFITS, AND APPLICATION: Salary Range: $35,000 to $38,000; an excellent benefits package includes TIAA-CREF, 22 vacation days, funding for professional development; relocation assistance, etc.
Position Available Immediately. To apply visit www.hr.wustl.edu or www.wustlcareers.com. Attach a letter of application, resume and the names of three references (including email and telephone numbers). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment eligibility verification required upon hire. Washington University in St. Louis is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.