LibrarianArt Institute of Boston at Lesley University
Lesley University seeks a dynamic and creative librarian to lead the AIB Library. The ability to articulate and implement an innovative, flexible vision for library services in an art school environment is a key attribute for the successful candidate.
The AIB Library is a small facility with a focused collection of monographs, serials, images and slides, located in the Kenmore Square neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. As one of the five schools of Lesley University, the Art Institute offers BFA, MFA, and continuing education programs.
This full time position reports to the Director of Libraries, and serves as a member of the senior management team. The major challenges of this position will be continued development of digital image collections, expansion of print collections to support growing BFA and MFA programs, collaboration with University librarians in the development of information and media literacy programs and collaboration with AIB faculty, administrators and architects to design a new library facility.
REQUIREMENTS: An MLS from an ALA accredited institution is required, as well as four years professional library experience. In addition, a degree in Art, Art History, or related field, is preferred. Thorough understanding of the requirements of print, non-print, audiovisual, and digital collections, and the potential of emerging information resources. Library management experience in an academic setting, preferably in a university or art school, is desirable.
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Lesley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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