Director, Visual Resources CollectionUniversity of Delaware
The Department of Art History, University of Delaware, invites applications for a full-time Director of the Visual Resources Collection (VRC). We seek a dynamic leader with excellent communication skills, who will also act as the liaison with the Library and Information Technologies on digital imaging. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience. The VRC Director is responsible for the administration, operation, and management of the collections, including image production, cataloging and standards compliance, and metadata management; systems administration and planning; budget; and the training and management of staff and work-study students. Requires Masterís degree in Library/Information Science (ALA-accredited) or in art/architectural history and 5 years of progressively responsible job-related experience in an academic visual resources library, university or special library with an emphasis on digital collections management. Also requires digital asset information technology management experience in a complex electronic environment. Preferred starting date is August 15, 2007 (negotiable).
For a complete list of requirements and duties, please visit the UD Web Site at www.udel.edu/udjobs/current/professional.html
For further information on the Art History department as well as the Visual Resources Collection, please visit their website at www.udel.edu/ArtHistory
To apply, send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:
Professor Margaret Werth
Chair, Search Committee for Director
Visual Resources Collection
Department of Art History
318 Old College
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716-2516
or by fax to (302) 831-8243;
or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: July 15, 2007.
The UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members and Women.