Collection Development Librarian (Loyola University New Orleans)

The successful candidate will coordinate development, maintenance and
assessment of the library’s monograph and serials collections in a team
environment; serve as an active member of the Information Resources Team;
provide leadership for stacks maintenance; monitor and analyze information
resources budgets; serve as liaison to one or more academic departments;
participate in the library’s instruction program; participate in providing
services at the Learning Commons desk.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  ALA-accredited MLS; minimum of one year of
experience with acquisitions, collection development, or publishing;
demonstrated knowledge of major trends in scholarly publishing; strong
commitment to responsive and innovative service; ability to balance varied
responsibilities; highly motivated and organized, with excellent
interpersonal, communication, presentation, and writing skills; clear
evidence of ability to interact effectively and cooperatively with faculty,
staff, and students; demonstrated problem-solving skills; comfort with the
use of technology for selection and purchase of materials, and for data
analysis; skills and experience in project planning and implementation in a
service environment; dedication to teaching, learning, and student
achievement and success.

This is a faculty position. Librarians with faculty status at Loyola
University New Orleans are expected to show a pattern of growth and
development in librarianship, teaching, scholarship and service continuing
throughout their career at Loyola University New Orleans.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with work in an academic setting.

The onsite interview process will consist of interviews, meetings, and a

Loyola University’s Monroe Library is located on a beautiful campus in
uptown New Orleans, facing Audubon Park and the historic streetcar line.
Loyola University is a Catholic institution that emphasizes the Jesuit
tradition of educating the whole person.

This is a 12-month, tenure-track position with 20 days of vacation and
competitive benefits package including TIAA-CREF.  Appointment will be at
the Assistant Professor level ($43,500 minimum, salary commensurate with
qualifications). For full job description, go to Send letter of
application, resume and 3 references with contact information postmarked by
Monday, March 12, 2012 to: Laurie Phillips, Associate Dean for Technical
Services, Monroe Library, Loyola University, Box 198, 6363 St. Charles
Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118, or  Electronic
submissions (.pdf or MS Word) preferred. Loyola University is an AA, EOE.

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