Electronic Services Librarian
Organization:Grace College & Seminary
The successful candidate will have
A Master’s degree (ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS preferred)
Knowledge of OCLC and other library databases
Knowledge of current issues and trends in electronic resource management
Experience or coursework directly related to institutional repositories
Experience or interest in academic librarianship
Excellence in oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of AACR, RDA, MARC format, including tags and subfields, LCSH, LC, and DDC classifications.
Work experience with electronic resource management, serials, or acquisitions
To be considered for employment, an applicant must submit a Faculty Application, Resume/CV, Spiritual Life Reference, two Employment/Character References, and a Philosophy of Teaching Statement. Applications may be found at www.grace.edu/about/employment/faculty/staff-applications.
This individual is expected to lead and provide management for the library’s electronic resources and outreach services to the Grace community, with an opportunity to develop his or her professional skills in an innovative and collaborative environment. As the coordinator of electronic services, this librarian ensures seamless delivery of resources and services and web-based research materials in support of residential and distance undergraduate and graduate programs. Collaborative opportunities extend to the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI) consortium. Additional duties will be assigned based on both the librarian’s skills/gifting and the practical and missional needs of the library. All librarians participate in reference and consultation services, assessment, special projects, campus committees, and team-based decision-making. Expectations include a willingness to continue his or her professional development to meet the 21st-century research needs of college students and faculty members.