The Sueltenfuss Library seeks a full time Systems and Web Services Librarian (Assistant Professor) to serve a diverse, multicultural student body in a student-centered setting. Non-tenure track faculty status; rank dependent on qualifications; twelve-month appointment; reports to the Assistant Director of Systems and Metadata.
- Create & maintain library website; ensure adherence to accessibility standards; assess usability; incorporate new technologies as appropriate.
- Administer online databases and associated middleware (EZ Proxy, , OCLC Knowledge Base, Tipasa, etc.).
- Troubleshoot and resolve complex connectivity issues: authentication, database and e-journal changes, subscription platform changes, network and IP issues, etc.
- Recommend new technology applications; lead and manage implementation; serve as co-administrator of WorldShare Management Services system.
- Perform assessment of library technologies and web services.
- Teach library instruction sessions, create user guides, videos and tutorials.
- Maintain working knowledge of library and web technology, best practices, and proficiency in maintaining library systems (Springshare, WMS, Tipasa, EZproxy etc).
- Serves on university and library committees as appropriate.
- Pursues personal professional development; contributes to the profession through scholarship and service to library organizations.
- Provide research assistance in all disciplines at the reference desk; may include evening and weekend hours.
- Participate as a collection development selector for assigned subject areas.
- Performs all other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
- ALA accredited master's degree.
- Experience with administering an integrated library system, preferably WorldShare Management Services.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of integrated library systems, EZproxy, authentication protocols, interlibrary loan, and content management systems.
- Familiarity with website accessibility standards and guidelines.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to foster effective working relationships with faculty, students and library colleagues.
- Flexibility and ability to exercise sound judgment.
- Self-directed and self-motivated learner with ability to work independently as well as in groups.
- Ability and commitment to serve a diverse, multicultural student body in a student-centered setting.
- Model behaviors consistent with University's Core Values: Trust, Integrity, Community & Service.
- Must be able to respect, support, and contribute to the University's and Library's mission.
- Knowledge of metadata scheme such as MARC, Dublin Core, METS, MODS or EAD.
- Experience with a digital archive system.
- Experience with the Springshare platform.
- Experience in reference and instruction.
- Experience with at least one programming or scripting language, preferably PHP/MySQL and/or XML.
- Experience working with outside parties such as vendors and university IT.
How to apply
Published: Monday, March 29, 2021 23:57 UTC
Last updated: Monday, March 29, 2021 23:57 UTC