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Digital Services & Instruction Librarian

  • Hiram College
  • Hiram, OH
  • Mid-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

The Digital Services and Instruction Librarian provides leadership in technology, instruction, and reference services for the Hiram College Library and its users. The position reports directly to the Director of the Library. Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following*:

  • Manage and maintain the library’s website using a Content Management System
  • Coordinate all aspects of Electronic Resource Management including:
    • Subscription services
    • Maintain statistics and provide relevant reports
    • Implement and maintain the discovery service (EDS-EBSCO Discovery Service) and authentication software (EZproxy) to ensure that resources are available
  • Serve as a liaison to academic programs and/or schools by supporting collection development, instruction in information literacy, and maintaining faculty contacts
  • Provide proactive technology solutions for the library including enhancing access, modifying resources, and improving user experience
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships and open communications with the campus and surrounding community to further the library’s strategic directions and goals in conjunction with the Library Director and other library staff
  • Participate in professional, library, and college service and engagement activities as appropriate
  • Represent the library on appropriate committees in the OhioLINK and OPAL consortia
  • Other duties as assigned



Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree (MLS, MLIS, or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited university is required
  • One to three years of professional experience in a library setting is preferred
  • Experience working with integrated library system software, especially Sierra, is preferred
  • Experience with LibGuides or another web content management system is preferred
  • Experience working with implementation and maintenance of a discovery service (e.g. EDS-EBSCO Discovery Service or similar), proxy software, and OpenURL resolvers is preferred
  • Familiarity with Moodle or another LMS is preferred
  • Ability to interact effectively and work productively with a diverse community
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to plan, implement, market, and assess the library’s information literacy and instruction initiatives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Employer Statement

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

How to Apply

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Posted On: Jul 26, 2021 / This posting expires: Sep 1, 2021