[Videolib] Fwd: Available position at Johns Hopkins University

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Fri, 27 Jan 2006 16:26:15 -0800

>Dear Gary,
>Could you please post this to the videolib list?
>Many thanks,
>Please forgive cross-postings.
>Librarian III, Research Services Librarian for English Literature 23102
>Pay Grade: 41
>Status: 1 Full-time
>Hours Worked: 37.5
>Work Week: Monday - Friday, 8:30-5:00
> MSE Library - Research Services
> Homewood
> Homewood Human Resources: (410) 516-7196
> MSE Library
>Starting Salary:
> $45,835 - $52,135
>The Position serves the research needs of the English, Film and
>Media Studies, and Writing Seminars departments on the Homewood
>campus of Johns Hopkins University. The librarian will select
>traditional and electronic resources for the collection, develop
>innovative services matching the needs of each department, provide
>subject-related consultative and instructional services, and develop
>web-based resources for the assigned client groups. In this
>liaison-focused library, a high level of proactive interaction
>between faculty and students and the librarian is essential. The
>position is part of a team of thirteen librarians in the Research
>Services and Collections Department. As a member of the Research
>Services and Collections Department, the librarian will provide
>reference service via the Brandeis model, participate in
>departmental activities, and work with library-wide groups and other
>library and university groups to coordinate services, initiate
>projects, and implement programs. Hopkins librarians have Senior
>Staff status (non-tenured).
>The Sheridan Libraries encompass the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
>and its collections at the John Work Garrett Library, the George
>Peabody Library, and the Albert D. Hutzler Undergraduate Reading
>Room. Its primary constituency is the students and faculty in the
>schools of Arts & Sciences, Engineering, and Professional Studies in
>Business & Education. The Sheridan Libraries are strongly committed
>to diversity. A strategic goal of the Libraries is to "work toward
>achieving diversity when recruiting new and promoting existing
>staff." The Libraries prize initiative, creativity, professionalism,
>and teamwork.
>Requires MLS from an ALA-accredited library school with at least two
>years of experience in collection development and reference in a
>library; undergraduate or advanced degree in English or other
>closely related literature field, or experience serving a similar
>user population; strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated
>successful liaison work; advanced knowledge of library information
>systems and services; in-depth knowledge of Internet and WWW;
>demonstrated commitment to customer service; ability to work
>collaboratively; and willingness to work flexible schedule,
>including evenings and weekends.
>Preferred Qualifications:
>A degree in English literature; experience working in an academic or
>research library; in depth experience in collection development
>practices; and strong technology skills including experience
>creating web pages.
>NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject
>to a pre-employment background check.
>For information about applying for this position, please visit the
>Johns Hopkins University Employment Website.
>Madeline A. Copp, Research Services Librarian
>(English * Film & Media Studies * Writing Seminars * Humanities Center)
>Milton S. Eisenhower Library
>Johns Hopkins University
>3400 N. Charles Street
>Baltimore, MD 21218
>410-516-8399 (fax)

Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley


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