Resource Library Coordinator

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Visual and Performing Arts: 
Resource Library Coordinator
Code: 199766


Clark University

Resource Library Coordinator

Job Code 199766

Visual and Performing Arts Department

Full-time, 40 hours/week, 11- months



General Summary:

Immediate opening for an experienced professional in an essential academic support position to assist faculty, staff, and students with art, art history, music, and screen studies collections; oversee cataloging and use of these collections, related equipment, and resource library study rooms /labs; and provide tech support for department audio/visual equipment. The collections include slides, digital images, sheet music, CDs, videos, tapes, LPs, DVDs and BluRays, laser discs, and analog films. This position is also responsible for maintaining departmental websites and wayfinding signage.


Specific duties include, but are not limited to procuring, cataloging, labeling, and data entry of the various collections; developing and maintaining a digital database of images for art history; overseeing ordering, reserving and delivering films, videos, DVD’s, etc.; hiring, supervising and training student workers in the Resource Library; assisting faculty with the preparation of class materials and websites; updating department and program webpages; and other duties as assigned.



• Bachelor’s degree, required; master’s degree preferred.

• Strong computer and technological skills, required; experience with both Apple and Windows software and operating systems, including FileMaker Server 11, Filemaker Pro 11 or other multifield database software, Adobe Photoshop CS6, Microsoft Office Suite, HTML, CSS and/or Adobe Dreamweaver, SmartBuy Plus or any large purchasing software; WebCheckout or any online inventory system.

• Strong organizational skills; capacity for envisioning improvements and implementing them; and strong customer-service orientation.

• Experience in resource library field and knowledge of art history, music, and/or screen studies, strongly preferred.


This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 11- month position. This position will have the month of June off each year with excellent benefits including family tuition, retirement plan, generous paid vacation leave; health insurance providing 12 month coverage, and many more.


Application materials:

Review of applications will begin July 13, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email résumé and cover letter to <[email protected]> . Applicants must reference Job code 199766 in the subject line to be considered for this position.


Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.




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Posted: 7/20/2018
Application Due: 9/18/2018
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