[Access-ip] Job Posting: UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT LIBRARIES Evening and Weekend Supervising Librarian
Barbara.Oakley at uconn.edu
Thu Sep 11 14:53:40 CDT 2008
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UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT LIBRARIES
Evening and Weekend Supervising Librarian
University Librarian I (UCP 5)
Under the general direction of the CiRCA Team Leader, the incumbent is a
member of the CiRCA Team and is responsible for a variety of tasks
related to student supervision, direct customer service and operational
functions at the Babbidge Information Desk during evenings and weekends.
The incumbent provides direct information, instruction and basic
reference services to patrons at the Information Desk. The incumbent is
responsible for developing and maintaining web pages for CiRCA and
Access Services on the Library's website and intranet, respectively.
The incumbent is responsible for the hiring, training and supervision of
approximately 40 student employees who provide coverage at the
Information Desk and other area duties including student budget
planning, management, and reporting. Evening and weekend hours are
1. A graduate degree in Library or Information Science from a
program accredited by the American Library Association to be completed
no later than September 1, 2008.
2. One or more years of related experience in student supervision.
3. One or more years of related experience in Circulation.
4. Ability to instruct and train individuals and groups.
5. Excellent communication skills.
6. Ability to work effectively with library users.
7. Demonstrated organizational skills.
8. Familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite of products or a
similar software application.
9. Demonstrated knowledge of Internet, current technology and
10. Demonstrated Web authoring and editing skills.
11. Experience working with library security.
12. Knowledge of integrated library systems, preferably the Endeavor
13. Experience with course management software, preferably WebCT Vista.
14.Basic knowledge of U.S. Copyright Law and how it relates to library
functions and users.
15. Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team-based
University Setting: The University of Connecticut, established in 1881,
is a Carnegie Research I University. It was recently cited as one of the
top 20 public national universities and is engaged in an ambitious
twenty-year $2.3 billion campus building project. The main campus,
situated in Storrs on 3100 acres of woodlands and rolling hills, is
located approximately 30 miles from Hartford, the state capital, and
midway between Boston and New York City. There are approximately 25,000
University Libraries: The University of Connecticut Libraries, members
of the Association of Research Libraries, the Boston Library Consortium,
and the Center for Research Libraries is a technologically advanced
library and the exciting center of intellectual life on campus. The
Libraries is organized in a team-based structure to engage more fully
its ongoing strategic programs. These include: developing strong
partnerships with academic departments and key organizations on campus;
shaping user services through data collection and user feedback;
providing desktop access to full-text, current awareness, and database
information resources system-wide; and building and preserving research
collections of excellence. This dynamic organization offers creative,
motivated, and service-oriented individuals exceptional opportunities
for growth and learning.
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience. University
benefits include 22 paid vacation days/year, 12 paid State holidays,
health and retirement plans, and tuition reimbursement.
For more information about the University of Connecticut, the University
Libraries or for a complete position description, please visit our web
page at http://www.lib.uconn.edu/about/recruitment.
Application Procedures: Submit a letter of application, resume and the
names, address, and telephone numbers of three professional references
to: Marian Farley, Assistant Vice Provost for University Libraries,
University of Connecticut Libraries, 369 Fairfield Way, Unit 2005A,
Storrs, CT 06269-2005. Screening will begin immediately and continue
the position is filled. (Search #2008577)
The University of Connecticut encourages applications from
under-represented groups including minorities, women and people with
Director for Access Services
University of Connecticut Libraries
369 Fairfield Way
Storrs, CT 06269
(860) 486-3990 v
(860) 486-5636 f
barbara.oakley at uconn.edu
"It's not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most
but those most responsive to change." Charles Darwin
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