Head of Access Services, Williams College Libraries – Williamstown, Massachusetts

Williams College Libraries seeks a collaborative, innovative and user-oriented librarian to lead its Access Services Department. Reporting to the College Librarian, the Head of Access Services is a key member of the librarya��s leadership team and oversees all aspects of circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, document delivery and consortial resource sharing. S/he must have a strong commitment to public service and a vision for implementing creative services and utilizing emerging technologies to meet the changing needs and expectations of our users. This is a full-time, 12 month administrative staff position.

The opening of the new Sawyer Library in 2014 offers exciting and unique opportunities for the Head of Access Services. This person will have the chance to develop and implement innovative user services in support of the research and curricular needs of the Williams faculty and students. To learn more about the library construction project visit: http://newsawyerlibrary.williams.edu

Williams College Libraries is committed to excellence in all services. We are dedicated to collegiality, collaboration and a tradition of personal service.

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The college is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff, and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship, and on the academic excellence of its students.

Review of applications will begin in January, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
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Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.


About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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