Re: Visual Arts Librarian Position -- Valencia, California

Gary Handman (
Wed, 28 Jun 2000 16:22:34 -0700 (PDT)

..If I were 20 years younger and footloose, here's one I'd go after...


At 03:46 PM 06/28/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>Visual Arts Librarian
>Position Available: January 1, 2001
>California Institute of the Arts, Division of Library and Information
>Resources is seeking an experienced librarian for the position of Visual
>Arts Librarian, available January 1, 2001. The Visual Arts Librarian is
>responsible for collection development for the Art and Film/Video
>collections; library liaison with the Schools of Art and Film/Video; and
>advanced reference in the subjects of Art and Film/Video. Art includes
>painting, performance art, graphic design, and photography. Film/Video
>includes live action, experimental animation and traditional character
>animation. Emphasis at CalArts is on the contemporary expressions of
>these art forms. Some original cataloging will be necessary. The Visual
>Arts Librarian supervises the Image Services Manager staff position and
>works in close cooperation with the Film Services Manager.
>Requirements: MLS (or equivalent) from an ALA accredited institution,
>demonstrable experience with and knowledge of the visual arts. Excellent
>communication and "people" skills is a must as well as good computer
>and word processing skills.
>Desirable: Experience with managing visual materials, such as slide
>collections. Knowledge of new visual reproduction technologies, such as
>digital images. Experience with Web searching and Web resources in
>these fields. Ease and comfort with Windows based computers. Knowledge
>of DRA Classic is a plus.
>Librarians at CalArts have faculty status including one month's leave
>plus winter and spring breaks (approximately eight weeks total), access
>to faculty development and creative leave funds, and excellent
>retirement and medical benefits.
>Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.
>For more information about CalArts see the Web site at:
>For direct information about the Division of Library and Information
>Resources see the Web site at:
>Full description of this particular job may be found at:
>To apply send a current résumé, three references, and a letter detailing
>your interest in the position and in CalArts, specifically, to:
> Frederick B. Gardner, Dean
> Division of Library and Information Resources
> California Institute of the Arts
> 24700 McBean Parkway
> Valencia, CA 91355-2397
>For further information please contact the Dean by e-mail at
>CalArts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
>Susan Lowenberg, Associate Dean
>Division of Library and Information Resources
>California Institute of the Arts
>24700 McBean Parkway
>Santa Clarita, CA 91355
>phone: 661-253-7888
>fax: 661-254-4561
Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley 94720-6000

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