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Digital Services & Instruction Librarian

  • Hiram College Library
  • Hiram, OH
  • Entry-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

Hiram College is seeking a full time Digital Services and Instruction Librarian. The Digital Services and Instruction Librarian provides leadership in technology, instruction, open educational resources, and reference services for the Hiram College Library and its users. The position’s primary responsibilities include coordinating electronic resource management, managing the library’s website, supporting faculty open educational resources searches, and participating in a dynamic information literacy program to support the college’s learning goals.



Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree (MLS, MLIS, or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited university is required. (December 2023 graduates will be considered and are encouraged to apply.)
Ability to interact effectively and work productively, cooperatively, and collaboratively within a diverse community.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally, and in writing, to diverse audiences.
Ability to use technology in creative ways to solve problems and/or facilitate workflows.
Demonstrated knowledge of current library trends with an emphasis on technology, electronic publishing, and information literacy.
Ability to plan, implement, market, and assesses the library’s information literacy and instruction initiatives in conjunction with the Library Director and other library staff.
Ability to analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve library users’ technology and access issues in coordination with campus IT staff and consortia staff as needed.
Must be self-directed, well organized, able to meet multiple deadlines, and able to take a flexible approach to a rapidly changing environment.
Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new skills to support the library’s goals is required.

Desired Qualifications

1-3 years of professional experience in a library setting preferred.
Experience working with integrated library system software, especially Sierra, preferred.
Experience working with LibGuides or another web content management system is preferred.
Familiarity with integrated library system software, especially Sierra, preferred.
Familiarity with implementation and maintenance of a discovery service (e.g EDS-EBSCO Discovery Service or similar), proxy software, and OpenURL resolvers preferred.
Familiarity with LibGuides or another web content management system is preferred.
Familiarity with Moodle or another LMS is preferred.

Employer Statement

Founded in 1850, Hiram College provides students of all backgrounds with an attainable private education that teaches the 21st-century skills needed to thrive professionally and personally in the face of inevitable and constant change. Built on a community that fosters student-faculty collaboration, the College equips all students with the tools necessary to embrace active learning in the classroom, in Ohio, and beyond through technology, internship, study away, research, and other experiential opportunities for growth and development. Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, and as a top baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly, Hiram enrolls over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs on its Northeast Ohio campus and online.

How to Apply

Apply to this opportunity using the contact method(s) below

Additional Instructions:

Benefits include 20 days of vacation leave, 2 personal days, 10 holidays (including the day before Thanksgiving), and time between Christmas and New Year's.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and names of three (3) professional references with address and phone number as a single document at the link provided. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Posted On: Jul 28, 2023 / This posting expires: Sep 2, 2023