Gwen Arthur (
Tue, 24 Jun 1997 08:29:26 -0400

>Gwen Arthur, Head of Public Services, Trinity College Library,
>will be attending the ALA Meeting in San Francisco June 28-30.
>Interested parties can contact her via the ALA Placement Service there
>regarding the position described below.
>Music and Media Services Librarian
>Trinity College Library is seeking a Music and Media Services Librarian to
>administer its sound recording and instructional media collections which
>include sound recordings, video, film, laserdisc, CD-ROM, and multimedia.
>Reporting to the Head of Public Services, the MMS Librarian provides
>oversight of daily operations for two media units, including circulation
>and reserves; supervision of paraprofessional and student staff; reference and
>instruction for music and media resources; and acquisition and organization
>of media materials and equipment. This position requires the ability to
>manage two dynamic service operations effectively and to work in a
>rapidly changing technological environment. The new Music and Media
>Services Librarian will be participating in planning a new combined
>music and media facility as part of the Library's current building project.
>The Trinity College Library holds more than 900,000 volumes, including
>170,000 volumes in the Watkinson Library, an exceptional rare book and
>research library. It is a selective U.S. Government Depository library.
>The annual budget of the College Library is $3.1 million. Trinity College
>Library is linked with the libraries of Wesleyan University and Connecticut
>College in a consortium which offers a broad range of automated and other
>library services, including a SIRSI information management system.
>Candidates are expected to hold the M.L.S. and an undergraduate music
>degree (or its equivalent in experience and education), and to have
>at least two years relevant library experience. They should have
>working knowledge of nonprint formats, and current library and
>digital technology. They should demonstrate familiarity with
>MARC-based bibliographic databases and other machine-readable and data
>files. Supervisory experience is preferred as well as an additional
>master's degree.
>This full-time position is available immediately. Hiring salary is $32,000
>or more, depending upon experience and qualifications. Please submit a
>resume and cover letter, along with the names, titles, addresses, and
>telephone numbers of three professional references to Dr. Stephen L. Peterson,
>College Librarian, 300 Summit Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06106. Review
>of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the
>position is filled.
>Trinity College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Woman
>and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities
>should request any needed accommodation in order to fully participate in
>the application process.