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Librarian

Posted by: SAE Institute of Technology

Posted date: 2014-Jun-04

Location: SAE Institute of Technology

Summary
Do you love information, technology, and most of all people? Does your personality makes you stand out from the crowd? Are you committed to providing a student-centered learning environment that fosters creativity and encourages critical thinking? If so, we want you to be part of our team!

With 7 campuses located in some of the most exciting, cosmopolitan cities in the U.S. - Miami, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Nashville and Chicago; the SAE Institute Group, Inc. is a global leader in student-focused creative media education that believes our associates are direct contributors to the future of the creative media industry. Come change the world with us!

SAE Institute was originally founded as the School of Audio Engineering in October 1976, as the worlds first combined practical and theoretical curriculum in audio engineering. Since then, SAE Institute has vastly expanded its curriculum and global network, now offering a diverse array of Creative Media instruction at more than 50 campuses around the world, to industry and academic acclaim.

SAE Institute first came to the U.S. in 1999, with the opening of a campus in New York City. Soon after, campuses were opened in six other U.S. locations.

Today, our seven U.S. campuses continue to uphold the proud tradition of the SAE Institute, furthering our mission to provide relevant theory and practice in arts and sciences within the Creative Media Industry for talented, creative young minds who are seeking to gain a deeper knowledge and appreciation for their craft.

Description
The Librarian is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the campus Learning Resource Center (LRC). The candidate must be familiar with electronic resources, be skilled in responding to reference/research questions, be skilled in electronic database searching, and be able to provide virtual library services. This position will provide bibliographic instruction students, faculty, and staff and will assist patrons in locating information and using it proficiently to meet professional and personal needs.

Essential duties and accountabilities
Develop and maintain a library acquisitions plan utilizing recommendations from students, faculty
Set and administer library budget, with approval from the Campus Director
Negotiate contracts for library services, equipment, and materials
Support and complement the schools curriculum through the evaluation, review, recommendation, acquisition, and weeding of library materials, including print, electronic, and multimedia items
Contribute to the content and maintenance of the LRC website
Provide bibliographic instruction for patrons
Supervise, train, and evaluate LRC assistants and other LRC workers
Participate in continuing education activities
Maintain proper records of all library activities
Provide appropriate documentation for accrediting and other outside agency reports, and meet with evaluation teams as required during onsite visits
Participate in faculty and staff meetings
Perform other duties as assigned
Job Title Librarian
Start Date
Library/Institution Name SAE Institute of Technology
Salary
Certification Required? No
City New Yrok
State NY
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> School
Qualifications A degree in Library Science or a related topic from an accredited college or university
At least 4 years of experience in an academic library environment or academic administration
Possesses knowledge of library computer services, Internet, electronic resources, and Microsoft Office Suite for MAC
Works independently, efficiently, and effectively without direct supervision
Ability to lead
Capacity to be a self-starter

Demonstrable organizational and time management skills ability to multi-task
Ability to achieve success individually and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
Possesses excellent verbal communication skills, presentation skills, and good written communication skills
Persistence combined with a positive attitude and approach to work and others self-motivating work style
Mature, positive and collaborative interpersonal skills
Superior research and analytical skills
Detail orientated
Great problem solving and process improvement abilities
Ability to meet tight deadlines working with team members outside of Admissions
Must read, write, and understand advanced English
Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function for this position
Strong collaboration and team working ability
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.A.
Application Instructions Please email resumes to: careersusa@sae.edu
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