Job Opportunity, Director of Libraries, Interlochen Center for the ArtsPosted: November 23, 2013 Filed under: Advice: Job Search, Art Librarianship Comments Off on Job Opportunity, Director of Libraries, Interlochen Center for the Arts
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Director of Libraries
Interlochen, Michigan , United States
Interlochen Arts Academy
Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.
Interlochen Arts Camp
Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.
Interlochen College of Creative Arts
Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.
Interlochen Public Radio
Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; 94.7 FM, Traverse City and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix
News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington
Streaming online at ipr.interlochen.org. Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.
Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters.
Interlochen Center for the Art’s MISSION…
To engage and inspire people worldwide through excellence in educational, artistic and cultural programs, enhancing the quality of life through the universal language of the arts.
THE CORE PURPOSE…
To ignite lifelong passion for the arts
THE CORE VALUES…
Nurturing, Inspiring, Transforming, Enlightening and Enduring
The library staff
- Build meaningful relationships with faculty, staff and students.
- Assist patrons in finding information.
- Provide a collection that reflects and anticipates patrons’ needs.
- Create a welcoming atmosphere.
This position works closely with its staff in order to provide these services to the ICA community. The Director of Libraries also works with the Division Director team in order to help coordinate library efforts and expertise across the camp and academy curriculum.
- Must possess an ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS
- An undergraduate degree in an arts and/or education related field is desirable
- Progressive managerial experience in a library
- Proficient in teaching and using library databases
- Understanding of current copyright standards
- Have experience in implementing best practices for library collections and services
- Knowledgeable in both the current and future trends and practices in libraries
Required documents for application are: cover letter, resume and a current listing of three professional references. These documents should be uploaded into your application, under the additional documents section. You can complete the online application by clicking the “I’m interested” green button.
If you are unable to upload the additional documents at time of application you can email them to email@example.com, subject title: Director of Libraries. Materials will only be accepted electronically.
Review of materials will commence December 15, 2013 and continue until the position has been filled. Materials submitted will be held in strictest confidence, and references will not be contacted without the permission of the applicant.