Electronic Systems & Research Librarian

Birmingham, AL
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Created: April 12, 2018


Birmingham-Southern College invites applications for the position of Electronic Systems and Services Librarian.  This one-year non-tenure-track faculty position bears responsibility for the implementation and maintenance of library technology platforms and for ensuring timely and reliable access to holdings via the library’s Discovery tools.  The Library currently uses OCLC WMS as its integrated library system and EBSCO Discovery Service, and maintains LibGuides.  In collaboration with other librarians, the person in this position will also support academic research for students and faculty by participating in instruction and reference, the creation of library guides, and collection development activities.

The successful applicant will have a strong desire to be an active member of the Birmingham-Southern faculty; relevant professional experience in an academic setting; experience with electronic library systems management, as well as technology-assisted delivery of information services; and excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaborative skills.  An ALA-accredited MLIS or equivalent degree is required by the time of appointment.

The College’s curriculum is based on close faculty-student interaction in teaching, advising, and research.  For more on the College’s faculty, students, educational mission, and national reputation, visit www.bsc.edu.

Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable), and names and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled; preferred start date is June 1, 2018.

BSC is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research, and service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify EOE.


How to apply


Questions about the position and electronic applications should be sent to the chair of the search committee, Nancy Colyar at libsearch@bsc.edu.

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Published: Friday, April 13, 2018 14:47 UTC

Last updated: Friday, April 13, 2018 14:47 UTC