• Full Time
  • St. Augustine
  • $50,000-$52,500 USD / Year

Website Flagler College - Proctor Library

Location Name: Flagler College
Library Type:
Academic
County: St. Johns
Region: Northeast Florida
Address: 107 King St., Suite D
City: St. AugustineZipcode: 32084
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

The Systems and Discovery Librarian provides leadership and assumes primary responsibility for the administration and maintenance of all electronic Library services, including the website, library services platform (LSP), Ask a Librarian service, and subscription databases.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Administers all Library services accessed online.
  • Manages the life cycle of Library electronic resources, including maintaining relationships with vendors, setting up trials, negotiating licenses and subscription costs, and generating statistical data on Library database usage to drive decisions regarding updates to existing services and the purchase of new ones.
  • Administers the library services platform (FOLIO) and makes changes to values, parameters, and system preferences, including circulation rules and loading new users.
  • Manages and supports the Library’s Discovery layer (EBSCO Discovery Service – EDS), link resolver (EBSCO Full-Text Finder), and single-sign-on authentication system (OpenAthens). Maintains database packages, updates configurations and interfaces, and works with vendors to troubleshoot and resolve discovery and access issues.
  • Develops and maintains the Proctor Library’s website (WordPress), including links for database access, calendar hours and schedule, and news regarding new services. Conducts regular usability testing of Library web services to improve user-centered functionality.
  • Administers all library user surveys and participates in Library assessment projects.
  • Collaborates with Institutional Technology to facilitate access to Library digital resources.
  • Collaborates with other staff members to improve functionality of online Library services.
  • Stays informed about current best practices in library website design and technologies. Research developing trends and predictions about future innovations in user-centered web design.
  • Provides general and course-related library research instruction to students and faculty across the academic disciplines at Flagler College.
  • Collaborates closely with one or more academic departments to serve as a library liaison and to provide research instruction to students and faculty.
  • Participates in field-related academic discourse by attending conferences and workshops on web design and technology.
  • Provides research and informational service both online and at the Ask Here desk a minimum of 12 hours per week including one night shift.
  • Manages Library social media accounts (Instagram, YouTube, etc.), including creating content and engaging on platforms.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILIES:

  • Participates in collection development for both print and electronic resources, recommends additions and deletions, and evaluates new products.
  • Participates in Proctor Library’s “Everything Speaks” initiative.
  • Assists with the Library’s Circulation department as needed.
  • Performs other duties as may be required by the Director of Library Services.
  • Always presents professional and friendly demeanor and physical appearance.
  • Develops professional relationships with library colleagues, fellow staff, faculty, and students.
Education/Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Master of Information Studies or Library and Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution.

CHARACTERISTICS PREFERRED:

  • Ability to work cooperatively with direct reports, faculty, staff and students.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to exhibit good judgment in making decisions consistent with College policy.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues within systems effectively and efficiently.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience using HTML, CSS, and WordPress.
  • Experience with SQL.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involved sitting most of the time and occasionally walking and standing.
Climbing, walking, crouching, repetitive motions, and ability to communicate appropriately with students/colleagues.
Works evening, weekend and/or extended hours as required by the Director of Library Services
Non - Discrimination Statement

Flagler College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic. In addition to federal law requirements, Flagler College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the College has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Inquiries regarding discrimination on the basis of sex and gender may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR), or both. Contact information for the above referenced Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the College’s Sexual Harassment Policy can be found here: www.flagler.edu/title-ix.

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Brian Nesselrode
Contact Email: bness@flagler.edu
Contact Phone: 904-819-6206
How to Apply / Instructions:

Please visit this link to apply and we look forward to hearing from you:  https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=60447&clientkey=CFD5A25D0F7875F72907A59112412D6B