Code
5226
PCLS
N3034
Pay Grade
122
Exempt
Yes
ORP
Yes
EEO Code
3
Title
Librarian, Collection Development/Systems
Description

Supervises cataloging, arrangement, and preservation of special collections and archives. Provides reference and research assistance to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and outside researchers using special collections materials. Creates and delivers course-integrated special collections and archives instruction to college classes. Reports to the Associate University Librarian.

Examples

Conducts tours and offer programming that promotes special collections. Coordinates with college offices to identify, evaluate, and preserve important documents, materials, and information relevant to the history of MSU. Oversees creation of finding aids. Manages digitization projects. Designs and arranges exhibits.

Physical Condition
Experience

Library experience is desirable, as is supervisory experience. Experience in an academic library preferred. Teaching or instructional experience required specifically teaching with archival materials.

Knowledge

Knowledge in evaluating and selecting rare books and manuscripts, processing collections, care and preservation of historical materials and digital initiatives and preservation.

Education

Master of Library Science from an ALA accredited program with coursework in preservation, archives, or special collections.

Additional Requirements

Requires the ability to work well with diverse populations and maintain positive working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the community. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to build and sustain key relationships with a diverse group of faculty, students, staff, alumni, outside researchers, community, and professional colleagues. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent organization skills and ability to set priorities and meet deadlines. Must be detail-oriented, well-organized, and able to work under pressure. Commitment to participating in undergraduate education within a liberal arts curriculum. Commitment to teamwork and willingness to collaborate. Commitment to fostering diversity, equity and inclusion. Must maintain current professional and technical knowledge through on-going reading, training, and participation in professional organizations. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive (Mod) and requires a criminal background check.

Last Updated 03-17-2021