Job: Instruction and Research Services Librarian

General Information
Position:
Instruction and Research Services Librarian

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
DOE

Job Category:
Other

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

Instruction and Research Services Librarian
Full Time Position with Benefits and Faculty Status

The Library: Starting a new chapter in our history, we have recently opened an $18 million, state-of-the-art library that seeks to transform the way students engage with our collections and services. Architecturally stunning, the very building itself is designed to adapt and grow with new technologies to come. At 46,000 square feet, the facility has ample room for our extensive collection. The Library houses over 73,000 books, periodicals, and media items and substantial digital collections in online databases and ebook collections. The Library's mission is to advance learning and teaching, in and beyond the studio and classroom, consistent with Ringling College's scholar practitioner philosophy; to enable the College's institutional mission and strategic goals, in partnership with academic departments, campus support services, and the arts community.

The Position: Ringling College seeks a creative, collaborative, learner-centered professional librarian. The librarian acts as a liaison and partners with assigned academic departments. The incumbent will collaborate with other faculty librarians in the development and delivery of research instruction to meet student competencies and information literacies; assist with copyright education and consultations as assigned or directed; participate in digital resources acquisition, management, development and use; provide reference service and library staff training in research resources; assist faculty in collection development activities; use new technologies to facilitate instruction, learning, and research; share coordination and supervision of Student Research Consultants and research consultant program; and, actively participate in faculty governance, institutional service, and professional development and leadership. The ideal candidate will understand the needs of art and design practitioners, be able to effectively connect with students, work directly with faculty in an exciting, evolving curriculum, have experience selecting and managing digital resources, including online databases and e-books, and use a variety of social media platforms and emerging software applications to deliver library services and content.


Education:
  • Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Bachelor or master's degree in design, studio, art history, or a media arts discipline as offered at Ringling College.
  • Experience with newer, emerging technologies.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with faculty and staff colleagues.
  • Ability to plan, implement, and assess work responsibilities.
  • Excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with computers, both visually and dexterously.
  • Ability to effectively supervise student assistants.
  • Hearing and speaking abilities sufficient for regular communication with individuals and groups.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years recent post-MLS professional librarian work experience
  • Expertise using both MAC and PC platforms.
  • Experience with or knowledge of outreach and marketing services in libraries.
  • Experience with, knowledge of, or enthusiasm for media/design arts disciplines, including Computer Animation, Game Art, Motion Design, Graphic Design, Film, and Photography & Imaging
  • Experience employing technologies such as mobile apps, widgets, screencasting, etc.
  • Work experience in a college or university library providing instruction and research services.
  • Library public services experience, post bachelor's degree


Application: Send: 1) cover letter of interest addressing specific qualifications for the position; 2) copy of MLS and arts degrees transcript; 3) résumé/CV; 4) separate statement of teaching philosophy. Submit written materials in PDF format to: https://ringling.simplehire.com Candidates may be asked to submit additional materials if needed.

The position remains open until filled. For full consideration apply by April 5, 2017. The anticipated start date of the position is mid-summer 2017.

Ringling College of Art and Design is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/tnkr9w35frsvnqkc

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Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
03-20-2017

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Institutional Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Sarasota, Florida

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
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City:
Sarasota

Zip:
34234

County:
Sarasota


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Ringling College of Art and Design

Address:
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City:
Sarasota

State:
Florida

Zip:
34234

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Human Resources

Contact Email:
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Contact Phone:
888-888-8888

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How to apply

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