Job Posting-Electronic Services and Web Development Librarian

Judy Montgomery jmontgom at
Mon Dec 8 18:02:07 EST 1997

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			Bowdoin College Library
			   Brunswick, Maine


	The Bowdoin College Library seeks an experienced and innovative 
librarian to join an enthusiastic staff committed to integrating 
technology into library services.  This 32 month, grant-funded position 
reports to the Associate Librarian for Public Services. Duties include: 
coordinating planning and providing technical expertise for electronic 
reference services and collaboratively designed library technology 
projects; overseeing  team effort to develop and maintain the Librarys 
web gateway (; overseeing and 
participating in the acquisition, installation and maintenance of 
hardware/software in collaboration with campus computing and library 
staff; developing staff  training programs; and, as a member of the 
reference team,  providing general reference services. 

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS with a minimum two years, post-Masters 
degree experience in planning and implementing electronic reference 
services; demonstrated expertise in web development including knowledge 
of HTML, web toolkits and UNIX, with experience in web design and 
JavaScript highly desirable; knowledge of emerging trends in electronic 
reference services, web development and Internet technology, imaging and 
multimedia production and presentation; demonstrated supervisory, 
organizational and project management experience; excellent 
communications, team-building and interpersonal skills; demonstrated 
ability to provide individual/group instruction and reference service 
with sensitivity to differing learning styles; expertise in set-up and 
troubleshooting of computer hardware and software.

Competitive salary and benefits. Applications accepted until position 
filled; those received before January 5, 1998 will be given first 
consideration. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and names and 
telephone numbers of three references to: Manager of Employment, Bowdoin 
College, Human Resources Department, 3500 College Station, Brunswick, ME 
04011-8246. Bowdoin College is committed to equal opportunity through 
affirmative action. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged 
to apply.

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