Re: Job posting - Head, Film and Video Library, U of Michigan
Tue, 25 Apr 2000 09:37:47 -0700 (PDT)

here's the job posting I was telling you about. I didn't forward into your
mail earlier since you were on the verge of leaving for vacation.


Cara Slavens <> on 04/11/2000 04:11:49 PM

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Subject: Job posting - Head, Film and Video Library, U of
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Head (Associate Librarian), Film and Video Library, University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor

The Film/Video Library is the primary resource for film, video,
audio, and mixed media formats supporting the instructional and
research needs of the University of Michigan. With a collection in
excess of 10,000 titles, service is provided to all schools and
colleges of the University regardless of discipline. The Library
activity pursues the development and distribution of digital
resources and services. Staff are expected to work in close
collaboration with other information professionals from the
University Library and the digital library Production Service,
CAEN, Media Union, and the School of Information. Under the
supervision of the director of the Arts and Engineering Libraries,
the successful candidate will perform public service duties at
the Media Union and participate in UM Library activities.
Responsibilities include: Overseeing the management of the
Film/Video Library; Planning, implementing, and evaluating
services and projects; Hiring, training and evaluating a staff of four;
Overseeing the selection of media for the collection, particularly
in support of the University's instructional program; Working
with librarians and staff in a distributed environment to improve
access to media collections for the University community.

Advanced degree in a media related area (i.e. film/video, cinema
studies, instructional technology, etc.), or BA/S degree in an
appropriate field; hands-on experience with instructional
technologies and digital media; media production experience;
teaching or training experience.

MLS from an ALA accredited school, or an equivalent combination of
relevant advanced degree and experience; minimum 3
years experience in media librarianship; professional experience
in an academic environment; supervisory experience; strong
commitment to public service; excellent oral and written
communication skills; ability to work effectively as part of a team of
information specialists working with culturally diverse faculty,
students, and staff; proficiency using academic computing
environments; familiarity with media specific computer and network

Please submit applications (cover letter and resume) for this
professional position to the following office: Library Human
Resources, % Karen Downing, 404 Hatcher North, University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1205, (734) 764-2546, 8 AM - 5PM Monday-Friday.


Cara Slavens Phone : 734-764-5361
Film & Video Library
2178 Shapiro UGL
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1185 e-mail: