Apologies for cross-listing.
Below please find descriptions for four positions in the American Museum of
Natural History Library. The Digital Library positions may be of especial
interest to readers of this list.
Digital Library Database Manager
Exciting opportunity for a Database Manager to manage a small team of
programmers to design, develop, produce and maintain Oracle databases to
support innovative, multi-media web-based Digital Library. BA or higher in
computer science with specialization in databases. Strong programming
skills in SQL, Oracle 8. Interest in natural history preferred.
Knowledge/experience in digital libraries desirable. Excellent benefits.
Please send resume and salary requirement to Asst Dir, Library Services,
American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West @ 79th St. NYC 10024
or email to [log in to unmask]
Digital Library Systems Manager
Exciting opportunity for a Unix systems manager looking for work on an
innovative web-based digital library application in an academic environment
. Responsible for the planning, installation, configuration and maintenance
of Sun servers for the Digital Library Project. Will manage security,
backup, troubleshooting and support issues. Knowledge of Unix system
administration with an avocational interest in natural history preferred.
BA or higher in engineering or computer science required. Excellent
benefits. Please send resume and salary requirement to Asst Dir, Library
Services, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West @ 79th St.
NYC 10024 or email to [log in to unmask]
Reference Librarian will provide reference services & support research for
Museum staff & the public, propose policies, train/supervise
paraprofessional staff in reference and circulation. Successful candidate
will have an MLS, science background preferred. Commitment to public
services considered important, experienced with bibliographic records with
special emphasis on rare books, good computer, research, communication &
interpersonal skills. Excellent benefits. Please submit resume with
salary requirement to: Director, Library Services, American Museum of
Natural History, CPW @ 79th St., NYC 10024 or email to [log in to unmask]
No phone calls, please. EOE.
Asst Director for Reference Services
Assistant Director for Reference Services will administer and manage all
activities of Reference & Special Collections. The successful candidate
has an MLS in Library or Information Science, minimum 5 years of
progressively more responsible administrative and supervisory experience in
an academic library, demonstrated record of professional leadership,
commitment to public services including outreach, 2nd degree desirable
(science or natural history preferred), good communication, interpersonal &
managerial skills. Please send resume with salary requirement to:
Director, Library Services, American Museum of Natural History, CPW @ 79th
St., NYC 10024 or email at [log in to unmask] No phone calls, please. EOE.
Content & Production Manager, AMNH Digital Library
American Museum of Natural History
79th Street at Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
212.769.5421 voice | 212.769.5009 fax