[Tugindia] [OT] Librarian position opening at Caltech
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Wed Mar 12 09:02:33 CET 2003
Forwarded is a vacancy circular which may be of interest to some of
From: eds at library.caltech.edu
Subject: Librarian position opening at Caltech
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2003 09:23:24 -0800
The Caltech Library System is seeking to hire a librarian who will be
actively involved in our digital archiving efforts. Please read the
description below if interested or pass this on to a colleague.
Caltech Library System
Librarian Search Committee
Technical Reference Librarian for Engineering and Applied Science
Caltech Library System
Application deadline: Initial review begins 17 February 2003.
Position open until filled.
Salary: $45,000 minimum; commensurate with experience and
qualifications. Competitive benefits, including TIAA/CREF, 21 days
CLS is seeking a dynamic, exciting, and energetic librarian. Join us
in advancing the frontiers of digital publishing, while maintaining
subject expertise and liaison activities with a technologically
sophisticated, research-oriented clientele that expects a high
degree of service.
The successful candidate has extensive experience meeting the
information needs of the scientific community and a demonstrated
knowledge of some or all of the following: HTML, XML, EAD, TEI, CSS,
etc. Responsibilities include reference service, instruction, and
CLS is a lean and nonhierarchical organization. Librarians and staff
function in an interrupt-driven, multidisciplinary team
environment. Each librarian thrives with a marked degree of
autonomy, authority, and responsibility.
Requirements: ALA-accredited MLS; 3-5 years experience in an
academic/research environment supporting science, engineering,
and/or the applied sciences. Proficiency in all modes of
communication is essential. Demonstrated commitment to continuous
learning and professional development for oneself and for the team,
and active participation in the library profession are expected.
For consideration please send a cover letter, resume, and the names
and contact information of three references to Chair, Search
Committee, Technical Reference Librarian, Caltech Library System,
1-32, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125-3200.
The official position description is available from Caltech Human Resources
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