Position: CTW Consortium Librarian
Deadline: Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled.
The CTW Library Consortium is comprised of Connecticut College, Trinity College and Wesleyan University. Founded in 1986, it provides services to its members through collaborative library efforts. It shares library collections and an ILS system, as well as staff expertise, programming, and professional development opportunities. The CTW Library Consortium recently migrated to the Endeavor Voyager ILS System. The ILS supports combined collections of over 3 million volumes and services an intra-library borrowing program for over 6,000 students and about 1000 faculty members.
The CTW Consortium Librarian is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the CTW operations, including strategic planning, systems development and project management. The position is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the library automation systems shared by the three member libraries and facilitates their use by the Consortium staff.
Related responsibilities include facilitating communication among CTW libraries, coordinating operations with Wesleyan’s ITS department, and acting as CTW representative with contracted vendors. The CTW Consortium Librarian secures and enhances the functionality of the ILS, facilitates its use by consortium staff, and assists with training and documentation.
The position reports to the Wesleyan University Librarian and has consultative reporting relationships with the Vice President for Information Services and the Librarian of Connecticut College and the College Librarian at Trinity College. The position supervises the CTW Interlibrary Loan operation, including its driver, vehicle and delivery service.
MLS from an ALA accredited program. Two years experience in academic library technology. Thorough understanding of academic library operations and services. Proven knowledge of current and emerging library technologies, including experience with integrated library systems and networks. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Demonstrated leadership and project management skills. Proven ability to work collaboratively with staff and in partnership with committees and directors. Ability to assess and interpret technology for benefit to consortium members and strong commitment to responsive and innovative services. Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to negotiate consensus.
Experience managing budgets and supervising professional staff.
To apply, please go to: http://careers.wesleyan.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=50461