[Tugindia] [OT] Librarian position opening at Caltech

Radhakrishnan CV cvr at river-valley.org
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.

Ed Sponsler
Caltech Library System
Librarian Search Committee
CODA Administrator


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
  of vacation.

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
  collection development.

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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