Vacancy Announcement: Resource Sharing Coordinator, Maryland Institute College of Art

Decker Library at MICA invites applications for a full-time Resource Sharing Coordinator to join our team! The Resource Sharing Coordinator manages our interlibrary loan and document delivery services and engages in the full-range of Access Services functions including course reserves, managing the service desk, supervising student workers, and overseeing the physical library space.

We are especially interested in candidates possessing:

  • Demonstrated experience in resource sharing and reserves, as well as knowledge of best practices.
  • The ability to work flexibly, independently, and collaboratively with colleagues, staff, faculty, and students to foster a collegial work environment that encourages growth, inclusivity, innovation, curiosity, and rigor.
  • Management experience.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, problem-solving skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to set and keep deadlines.
  • A background in art, art history, or design.
  • Demonstrated experience with promoting social justice, equity, and diversity.

The position requires consistent evening and weekend hours. If interested, please see the full position description and submit application materials online:

About Us:

The mission of Decker Library is to empower MICA community members to make informed choices in their work and lives. If we are successful, the library will be a hub for socially engaged artists, designers, and educators in Baltimore, creating a more equitable world.

Our core values are:

  • Innovative, Inclusive, Investigative
  • We provide a welcoming space for learning, inspiration, and discovery.
  • We are partners with faculty in student learning, specifically relating to information literacy.
  • We help anyone in the MICA community find what they are looking for.
  • We are Decker Library!

Our goals are:

  • To become a participatory library, where conversations in physical and digital spaces create knowledge that is beneficial to the MICA community.
  • To practice critical librarianship, where we help our community develop critical thinking skills, provide information literacy instruction, promote being an engaged citizen, and critique power and privilege, including developing antiracist frameworks.
  • To become a beta space that allows for the prototyping of new and iterative ideas.
  • To be in partnership with campus units to better support learning.