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
presentation.

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
http://library.loyno.edu/assets/jobs/colldev.pdf. 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 phillips@loyno.edu.  Electronic
submissions (.pdf or MS Word) preferred. Loyola University is an AA, EOE.

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