Web Services & Emerging Technologies Librarian

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Created: September 24, 2015


Apologies for duplicate postings of this great job opening!

Albion College is seeking a user-oriented, highly skilled professional as its Web Services & Emerging Technologies Librarian. This librarian has overall responsibility for leading a team effort to provide high quality information discovery systems that support teaching and learning across campus.

The Web Services & Emerging Technologies Librarian will provide leadership and share responsibility for planning, implementing, and maintaining the Library website, and other digital systems and services through which Library patrons locate information. The Librarian will work closely with members of the Library and College staff to plan and support digital records management initiatives and repository systems.

This librarian has overall responsibility for the installation, maintenance, and enhancement of the library's integrated library system (currently Innovative Interfaces Sierra), which functions as a shared system with the Albion District Library.

Qualifications Include:

Masters degree in library or information science from an ALA accredited graduate program

Significant knowledge of integrated library systems, with special reference to Innovative Interfaces Sierra system

Proficiency in web authoring, information presentation and organization

Experience with web technologies to deliver information resources and external content, such as CSS, HTML, PGSQL, WordPress, Islandora, LibGuides, LAMP Stack, Omeka and/or Joomla

Knowledge of technologies for digital libraries, such as OpenURL, Dublin Core, MARC, APIs and/or linked data

Significant knowledge of library operations, services and emerging technologies and practices

Demonstrated problem-solving and creativity in using technology to advance information discovery, teaching, learning, and organizational effectiveness

Send cover letter, resume and the names of three references including contact information. Applications received by September 28, 2015 will receive preferred consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Application materials should be submitted electronically to mvanhouten@albion.edu


Michael Van Houten Library Co-Director Albion College Library 602 E. Cass Street Albion, MI 49224

​Link for full posting: http://tinyurl.com/AlbionWebServicesLibrarian


Published: Thursday, September 24, 2015 14:48 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:41 UTC