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Saturday, February 14, 2015

F/T - Architecture Librarian, Princeton U (NJ)

Architecture Librarian, Princeton Univ – NJ

Princeton University Library invites nominations and applications for the position of Architecture Librarian. The successful candidate will be responsible for directing the Architecture Library located in the School of Architecture, and supervising its three collections assistants and a dozen student workers.

Essential Qualifications:
An ALA-accredited masters of Library Science or equivalent combination of education and professional library experience; ability to provide leadership and direction in a rapidly changing research library, as demonstrated by supervisory, planning, and problem-solving experience; in-depth knowledge of architecture literature and reference sources; demonstrated understanding of current developments in information and architecture librarianship; demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others and to foster teamwork; effective oral and written communication skills; knowledge of at least one modern European language, preferably German, French, or Italian.

Preferred Qualifications:
Graduate degree in architecture, architectural history or a related field; experience with an art or architectural studio program; background in the humanities.
- Experience in managing a branch library or library departmental operations
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Experience supervising library support staff
- Experience with developing print and digital collections and managing an acquisitions budget
- Demonstrated success reaching out to and working collaboratively with all levels of users and staff, across all functions of the library system

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