Two Positions Available at Ithaca College

Elizabeth M. Wavle (
Tue, 15 Feb 2000 11:55:26 -0800 (PST)

Professional Librarians: Multi-media Resource Center Librarian and
Systems Librarian

The Ithaca College Library is seeking two experienced librarians: one to
head its Multi-media Resource Center and the other to plan and implement
library technology programs and services.

Multi-media Resource Center Librarian
The Center is a recent development in the Library containing a
collection of materials in electronic and other non-print formats (e.g.
videocassettes, videodiscs, slides, computer software and interactive
multi-media materials). The multi-media resource librarian is
responsible for planning, evaluating and managing the services of the
Center. Responsibilities include collection development, distribution
of videos for classroom use, film rentals, supervision of staff and
working collaboratively with collection services units on activities
related to circulation, cataloging and acquiring of materials.

Required qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited library school;
minimum of three years experience in a library media resource center or
its equivalent; two years managerial experience; knowledge of trends in
use of media as a teaching tool; expertise in technological developments
within media operations in libraries and excellent written and oral
communication skills. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated
professional activity at a state, regional or national level, 2nd
master’s in a related subject area (e.g. instructional technology,
cinema) and demonstrated success working in a collaborative environment
in an academic setting.

Systems Librarian
The Ithaca College Library is seeking a systems librarian to plan,
evaluate and implement various library technology applications and
services. The systems librarian manages an integrated library
automation system (DRA) in collaboration with staff in Academic
Computing and Client Services; coordinates and plans internet and Web
based library services; supervises staff; responsible for overall design
and implementation of the library’s Web pages.

Required qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited library school; 3
years experience in a library systems operation; working knowledge of
library automated system software and operations; ability to work
effectively in a collaborative setting; ability to communicate technical
information to a broad range of constituencies; ability to create and
maintain a library Web site; working knowledge of HTML and other
internet software; excellent organizational and communications skills;
ability to balance varied responsibilities.

Please submit a letter of application, résumé and the names and phone
numbers of three references to: Margaret L. Johnson, College Librarian,
Ithaca College Library, 1202 Gannett Center, Ithaca, New York
14850-7060. Applications will also be accepted via e-mail to Screening of applications will begin on March 15,
2000, and will continue until the position is filled.

Ithaca College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.