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Date: Mon, 10 Mar 1997 15:20:28 EDT
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Subject: JOBS: Librarian - Virginia
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Date: Mon, 10 Mar 1997 10:57:19 -0500
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From: Terry Kuny <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: US - Librarian for Instructional Technology - Virginia
Commonwealth University Library
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Thanks in advance to any NETTRAIN members who might share this
position announcement with potential applicants.
Virginia Commonwealth University Library
POSITION TITLE: Librarian for Instructional Technology
DESCRIPTION: Virginia Commonwealth University has defined a new
position to create innovative and compelling library instructional
programs., with responsibilities for developing computer-assisted
instructional tools to promote library and Internet research skills
at Virginia Commonwealth University; teaching library and Internet
class sessions and workshops; promoting networked resources through
current awareness, publicity, and the library homepage; educating
staff about the library's digital collections; and serving on the
reference desk (with some weekend and evening hours required).
This position reports to the head of Instruction and Outreach
Services on the academic campus.
QUALIFICATIONS: ALA accredited MLS, or a master_s degree from an
accredited program in instructional technology, education, or
computer science. It is preferred that the candidate have
experience developing computer-assisted instruction programs and in
using software tools for creating Web-based courses; experience
with automation and technology applications in academic libraries;
at least one year of library reference desk experience; and
classroom or formal bibliographic instruction teaching experience.
The library will be looking for an individual with a strong service
orientation; excellent oral and written communication skills;
positive interpersonal style; ability to work independently as well
as part of a team; initiative and creativity; strong analytical
skills; flexibility and the ability to accept and manage change;
ability to organize time and deliver work on deadline; ability to
meet requirements for faculty advancement, including professional
service and publication. Experience working in a culturally diverse
environment highly preferred.
ENVIRONMENT: Virginia Commonwealth University (http://www.vcu.edu/)
is a publicly-supported urban, research university in Richmond,
Virginia. It serves 22,000 students on both the Academic Campus
and the Medical College of Virginia Campus. VCU is a member of the
Association for Southeast Research Libraries, the Center for
Research Libraries, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine,
and the Coalition for Networked Information. The library has 1.2
million volumes and a materials budget of $4.5 million. The
library is highly automated with over 300 networked microcomputers.
The library operates its own homepage
(http://exlibris.uls.vcu.edu/library/uls.html), participates in a
statewide networking consortium for shared access to electronic
resources, and offers a variety of remote access databases. The
library has access to advanced technology tools, including the IBM
Digital Library and Open Text software.
SALARY: $31,000-35,000. Benefits include 24 days leave, choice of
health plans (including HMOs and dental plans), choice of
retirement and annuity plans (including TIAA/CREF); remuneration
for University course work; and paid life insurance.
APPLICATION: Submit resume and the names and phone numbers for
three current references to: Dan Ream, Head, Instruction & Outreach
Services, University Library Services, Virginia Commonwealth
University, VCU Box 842033, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2033. E-mail
for information only to [log in to unmask] Review of applications will
begin April, 1997. Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal
Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities,
women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.