Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, a graduate educational institution of the
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), invites applications for the full-time position
of Electronic Services Librarian of the Clifford E. Barbour Library.
In cooperation with the seminary's Information Technology Services team, the
Electronic Services Librarian will oversee all aspects of library electronic
and computer services including providing support for the automated library
system (Innovative Interfaces Millennium system) in coordination with the
Information Technology Services department ; implementation and operation of
various staff databases, software and online services such as OCLC, EBSCOhost,
EBSCO A-Z List, etc.; oversees and implements various public databases and
online services such as ATLA RI and ATLAS, JSTOR, EBSCO databases, including
electronic resources licensing and report gathering; maintenance and upkeep of
the library website; meeting the automation support needs of the library
including software installation and training; advising on selection of
software, full-text databases, indexes and other bibliographic resources;
participate in the training of students, faculty and staff in online resources
and research methods; and provide backup support to Information Technology
The successful candidate will have an ALA-accredited MLS. MLIS or equivalent
and a history of significant electronic services experience, in an academic
setting; a broad knowledge of existing and emerging electronic standards;
basic knowledge of cataloging preferred and experience with OCLC, EBSCO and
ATLA databases; experience in religious, theological, and related resources in
carious electronic formats; experience in producing web content (course web
pages, tutorials, etc.) and web implementation skills; familiarity with
digitization projects; capable of trouble shooting hardware and software
issues; a facility for working in a team-oriented environment. Strong
communication and interpersonal skills, and attention to detail are required.
A minimum two (2) years' experience in related positions normally required.
Theological training and/or experience in an academic theological library is
preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits
package includes TIAA-CREF, medical and dental.
Priority consideration will be given to submissions received by June 15, 2013.
The position will remain open until filled. Apply by
sending cover letter and CV to:
Dr. Sharon Taylor
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Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
616 North Highland Ave.
Pittsburgh PA 15206
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