3 Jobs: Campus Librarian, Special Collections Librarians, Law Librarian

2/2/15 – Campus Librarian, Special Collections Librarian, Law Librarian
The College of the Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas

Sarah P’s Comments:  These positions are required to be posted whenever they renew which means that the current librarian might or might not be leaving.  The last time positions were listed was November of 2013 and were for Reference and Public Service librarians.

Summary– Established in 1974, The College of The Bahamas is the national higher education institution of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas. With an enrolment of 5000 students, the College offers master, bachelor and associate degrees.

Campus Librarian – The Libraries and Instructional Media Services Department is seeking a full-time Librarian to lead the strategic development of library services at the Northern Bahamas Campus. The successful candidate should be a dynamic, innovative individual with strong communication, analytical and interpersonal skills and a commitment to excellence in librarianship and customer service. The successful candidate should demonstrate sound understanding of emerging technologies and trends in library and information science and their application in an academic library environment and a strong commitment to developing excellent and innovative integrated library services.  The duties of the Librarian will include leadership in planning, budgeting, monitoring and assessing of library services delivery; policy development and facilities management; supervision and training of library staff; engagement in library related research; liaising with faculty/Schools, and performing evening and weekend reference desk assignments (on rotation).

Special Collections Librarian – The Libraries and Instructional Media Services (LIMS) Department invites applications for a full time faculty position at the rank of Librarian II, Special Collections. This position has curatorial, instruction and outreach responsibility for special collections and supports a broad range of departmental initiatives. The Special Collections Librarian assists with managing daily operations and workflow; digitizes materials as required; supervises student workers; and coordinates the work of other staff within the unit. The position reports to the Deputy Librarian.

Law Librarian II – The Department of Libraries and Instructional Media Services invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Librarian II, Law Librarian, with responsibility for the overall management of the law collections which supports the Bachelor of Laws degree programme. The successful candidate will be dynamic and innovative with a strong commitment to service within a diverse community; will have experience working within a Voyager software environment; strong analytical skills; strong leadership capabilities; demonstrated knowledge of legal research and resources; a sound understanding of emerging technologies and the ability to apply then within the library setting; and a strong commitment to developing a cohesive and strong integrated library service within the academy.

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