Web Services & Emerging Technologies Librarian

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Created: January 4, 2011


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Web Services & Emerging Technologies Librarian

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 play an important role in planning and execution of the newly approved Learning Commons, and 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 Millennium), which functions as a shared system with the Albion District Library. The Web Services & Emerging Technologies Librarian has responsibility for supporting and training relevant staff from both Libraries.

*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 Millennium system - Proficiency in web authoring, information presentation and organization

- Experience with web technologies to deliver information resources and external content, such as CSS, PHP, MySQL, XML, CONTENTdm (or other CMS), WordPress and Joomla - Knowledge of technologies for digital libraries, including OpenURL, Dublin Core, MARC and Web 2.0 - Excellent oral and written communication skills with a high degree of computer literacy

*Application Process:*

Send cover letter, resume and the names of three references including contact information. Application materials should be submitted to:

Michael Van Houten Library Co-Director

Albion College Library 611 E. Porter Street Albion, MI 49224

or electronically to mvanhouten@albion.edu

*Search Duration:*

Applications must be received by *January 17, 2011* for full consideration. The search will remain open until position is filled.


*Albion College is a private liberal arts college of about 1635 students. It is situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan within an hour's drive of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Western Michigan University. Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education and committed to diversity as a core institutional value. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.** **Visit our Web site at: http://www.albion.edu/hr/component/jobgroklist/posting/posting/59/259*


Published: Tuesday, January 4, 2011 10:24 UTC

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