The Carl S. Swisher Library seeks applications from innovative, enthusiastic, service-oriented candidates with strong communication and collaboration skills for the position of Access Services Librarian. This position works directly with the Circulation Services Manager in the planning and evaluation of the Swisher Library collections. This position will also serve as the STEM librarian liaison role supporting the growing undergraduate and graduate programs.
Description of Essential Job Functions:
- Administrates OCLC WorldShare Platform system and other related WMS applications in order to provide maximum quality service to library users. Contributes to the maintenance (selection, weeding, and assessment) of collections in physical and online formats reviewing and maintaining WorldCat Local settings. Records statistics as necessary.
- Works closely with the Circulation Services Manager in planning larger collection projects from planning to completion. Assumes responsibility of library operations in the absence of the Circulation Services Manager position. Takes part in the recruitment, training, and supervision of library assistants and Circulation Manager; becomes familiar with the circulation functions and overall workflow in: serials, ILL, and special collections.
- Establishes the dissertation and thesis workflow of graduate programs repository, developing policy, and improving access for this collection.
- Works with other librarians to promote end-user self-sufficiency. Participates with other librarians in Library Liaison Program and active library instruction program; helps develop appropriate teaching materials to meet faculty-teaching objectives.
- Actively participates as a library liaison for STEM-related programs for acquisition of materials and provides specialized information services. Attends campus committee meetings, submit reports, and special projects. Communicates and solicits input from faculty.
- Maintains library LibGuides and links to online journal and database subscription and Internet resources. Works with other librarians to develop intuitive, user-friendly library web pages and social media content.
- Provides traditional and online reference services to students, faculty, and staff to help meet information and research needs in all available formats. Shares in providing reference services on scheduled nights and weekends with other librarians.
- Participate in the development of library-wide policies, collection development, special projects, procedures, and goals.
- Maintains appropriate statistics; prepares regular and ad hoc reports as required.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of the Library.
Please see the link below for further information about the position.
Prerequisites Required for Position:
1. Minimum Education Requirement: Broad undergraduate education; master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association; advanced knowledge of computers and software.
2. Minimum Work Experience: This is an entry-level academic library position. Applicants must have experience working with computer applications and operating systems, including installation and troubleshooting in a networked environment.
3. Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of teaching experience.
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Faculty employment application can be found here: https://www.ju.edu/humanresources/employment-opportunities.php
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