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Friday, July 17, 2009

F/T - Director of WCS Conservation Resource Library, Bronx

Director of WCS Conservation Resource Library

The Wildlife Conservation Society seeks a Director of the Conservation Resources Library to manage the current library services and archives and to re-design the WCS library and related information resource services to better serve the Society.

The Wildlife Conservation Society, founded in 1895, comprises several global departments and four city zoos and aquarium, and the research and archival needs of staff and partners span this institutional breadth and history.

Some responsibilities in this role include assessing existing library/archives service models and develop and implement projects to facilitate the transition to next-generation discovery, access, and resource management technologies relevant to WCS operations. The qualified candidate will also identify strategies to improve the use of information technologies as related to research and the capturing and sharing of institutional knowledge and ensure accessibility across the entire institution, including improving web access to library resources and enhanced access to original materials.

The successful candidate will have experience with the following: a MLS/MLIS from ALA-accredited program and a minimum 5 years experience in a research environment. Grant writing experience. Proven leadership skills in relevant project management. Ability to collaborate effectively within a complex, global organization. Working knowledge of technological needs for updating WCS intranet, and of Ezproxy or similar remote authentication program.

Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to:
Wildlife Conservation Society
Human Resources Dept. Code: LIBRARYDIR
2300 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10460
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