Librarian II - Emerging Technologies Librarian
The Dick Smith Library at Tarleton State University is seeking an Emerging Technologies librarian. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Collection Management, this Librarian is responsible for maintaining and managing library software and servers including the integrated library management system and other tools; oversees the library’s Maker Spot, including assisting users, planning and implementing outreach activities, and supports and troubleshoots equipment; In collaboration with the End User Support Specialist, helps organize and coordinate daily activities to maximize effective use of library technologies; provides regular and on-demand training; seeks to make library staff independent and proficient users of technology. Also provides general reference desk coverage as needed.
Requires a Master’s degree in Library Science from approved ALA accredited university and two years of related experience in an academic library setting with knowledge of library systems. Knowledge of basic metadata schemas, digital collection management software, security, and public safety issues. Excellent interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and research skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Should have knowledge of library systems and software such as Inter-library loan, EZProxy. Knowledge of web technologies and standards, i.e. html, W3, responsive web design. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to use basic print and electronic reference tools. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
This is a twelve-month, professional appointment with salary commensurate with experience plus benefits, including choice of group medical and retirement programs; approximately 14 state holidays; paid vacation and sick leave; tuition program; and no state or local income tax.
Desired start date is September 4, 2018. Candidates should submit a cover letter, online application, resume and 3 references at: http://www.tarleton.edu/employment/. Requisition #R-005654
Tarleton State University is a regional university of 13,000 students located in Stephenville, TX. The main campus is one-hour southwest of Fort Worth. A member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is committed to academic excellence. Visit www.tarleton.edu for further information.
Males, age 18 through 25, must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire. This position is designated as a security sensitive position and requires a satisfactory criminal history background check. Tarleton State University, an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity.
Contact for questions about this position:
Assistant Director for Collection Management
Tarleton State University – Dick Smith Library
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