Urban Studies and Planning Librarian - (Search Extended)University of Maryland Libraries
CATEGORY: Non-tenured Library Faculty (12-Month Appointment)
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; comprehensive benefits.
An opportunity for a service-oriented individual to work within the team environment of the University of Maryland (UM) Libraries in College Park, the largest university library system in the region and in close proximity to the nationís capital. Visit the UM Librariesí Web site at http://www.lib.umd.edu
RESPONSIBILITIES: Serves as liaison to the Urban Studies and Planning Program and the Real Estate Development Program, both within the School of Architecture. Provides reference assistance, in person and virtually. Provides course-related and general library instruction, and creates associated Web pages. Serves as collection development librarian for urban studies, planning, real estate development, and landscape architecture (design aspects). Serves on Library and/or University teams and committees. Participates in professional organizations related to librarianship and/or urban studies and planning. Works with colleagues on the Art and Architecture Libraries Team to manage collections and services in the two facilities.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: ALA-accredited Masterís degree in Library or Information Sciences. Demonstrated subject background in urban studies and planning or related discipline, with reference, instruction and/or collections experience in an academic or special library; understanding of trends, resources, and technologies in these disciplines. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with library staff and patrons; excellent oral and written communication skills. Preferred: Advanced degree in architecture, urban studies and planning, or related discipline (such as community development, economics, political science, engineering). Three years professional experience in an academic or special library.
Electronic applications are preferred. For full consideration, submit cover letter, resume, and names and addresses of three references by May 14, 2007. Applications accepted until position is filled. Send resume by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 301-314-9960
or mail to:
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-7011.
Full job description at http://www.lib.umd.edu/UMCP/PASD/LPO/LibJobs/102702.html
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