Indiana University Libraries
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Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 17:31:17 -0400
From: Ben Catania <bjcatani@SATURN.VCU.EDU>
Reply-To: Media in Education <MEDIA-L@BINGVMB.CC.BINGHAMTON.EDU>
To: Multiple recipients of list MEDIA-L <MEDIA-L@BINGVMB.CC.BINGHAMTON.EDU>
Subject: Job Posting
POSITION: Head, Media Resource Services
Head, Media Resource Services. University Library Services at Virginia
Commonwealth University seeks an innovative and energetic individual to
serve as Head, Media Resource Services. The Head, MRS is a 12-month faculty
position that reports to the Director for Academic User Services and is
responsible for multimedia services and the Media Resource Services
DESCRIPTION: Responsible for the management, long-range and strategic
planning and development of the library's multimedia resources and
services. Multimedia resources include audio and video collections,
computer software, films, and music collections in a variety of formats.
Provides leadership for developing multimedia resources and services.
Creatively applies new technologies for services and information products.
Participates in digital library planning initiatives and in projects to
design and create digital collections. The incumbent is also responsible
for the overall operation of the Media Resource Services department (4 FTE,
an average of 12 student workers). In this role, s/he plans and implements
new services and service enhancements; plans, develops and implements
marketing and promotional initiatives to expand the use of multimedia
resources and services campus-wide; oversees the design, development, and
implementation of the department's Web sites; and coordinates the
recruitment, selection, performance planning and annual evaluation of
classified staff. Ensures compliance with Association of College and
Research Libraries (ACRL) guidelines for media and academic libraries.
Participation in collection management, reference and instructional
services is also expected.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Masters degree. ALA accredited MLS preferred.
See http://www.library.vcu.edu/admin/jobopens.html for complete position
announcement including further qualifications.
SALARY: $34,000 minimum with generous benefits including 24 vacation days.
APPLICATION: Submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses,
e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references to:
Sarah Barbara Watstein, Director for Academic User Services, University
Library Services, P.O. Box 842033, Richmond, VA 23284-2033. Review of
applications will begin June 7, 1999. Virginia Commonwealth University is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women and
persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.