Job posting: Associate Library Director, Access Services, Art Institute of Chicago

15 Mar 2024 4:36 PM | Janet Olson (Administrator)

Associate Library Director, Access Services, Art Institute of Chicago

Full time

Salary range: $57,000-92,000

Job description:

Reporting to the Director and working closely with the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries team, the Associate Director, Access Services, is responsible for managing electronic resources for the library and providing a diverse group of patrons with reference, instruction, and interlibrary loan services in a fast-paced, public-service oriented environment. This role manages the Libraries’ Access Services staff, participates in collection development and curatorial department outreach, and manages offsite storage, including selecting material and managing the logistics of transportation. The position serves as an active member of the Library leadership team in the creation of reading room and circulation policies and procedures.


At least two years of experience with electronic resources management and reference service is required. Library instruction experience strongly preferred
- Knowledge of cataloging rules, standards, and tools; cataloging experience with electronic resources
- A thorough understanding of issues related to electronic resources, including vendors, packages, aggregators, platforms, licensing, pricing models, and financial and statistical management
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to work collaboratively with staff from all areas of the library and museum

Education and experience:

MLS from an ALA accredited program required. Educational background in Art History desirable. At least two years of supervisory experience

For more information and to apply:

Application deadline: 5/31/2024

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