Digital Access and Systems Librarian
Champlain College

Champlain College seeks an enthusiastic, collegial and service-oriented
Librarian to join their award-winning library team and provide high quality
academic library services in an innovative setting. This position provides
administration, support and enhancement of a variety of library technology
infrastructure, including the library management system, link resolver, and
proxy server. With Champlain's primarily digital collection, the individual in
this position is concerned with eliminating barriers to access of information
including troubleshooting and maintaining e-resources and providing project
management and oversight of technical services. S/he develops relevant
training and documentation of processes for library staff. In addition to
staying current in emerging professional trends relating to library
automation, systems, and discovery, this position will have the opportunity to
play a key role in planning and coordinating a transition to a new library
management system within the next 18 months. In keeping with Champlain's core
value of the "human touch," other key responsibilities include reference,
collection development, and collaborating with other librarians to design and
teach lessons in the library's innovative inquiry-based information literacy

Master's degree in library science or related field from an ALA-accredited
program required. Must have relevant experience in management and maintenance
of library management systems; experience with technical support for library
electronic information resources; experience with and understanding of
cataloging and metadata standards; and knowledge of web design and networking
infrastructure. Must have demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills;
strong service orientation; ability to work effectively with faculty,
students, and colleagues; ability to plan projects, prioritize, and manage a
variety of responsibilities.

The finalist will show creativity, initiative, and flexibility; have the
desire to experiment with new technology, approaches, and workflows that make
the library more user-friendly; and will work collaboratively within the
library, on campus and in the profession. Effective teamwork is essential as
the person in this position is a member of several teams including the
teaching librarians and the library technology team. We seek a colleague who
is interested in helping us serve our academic community and shape the future
of a dynamic, nimble, and thriving college library.

The successful candidate will be able to help build intercultural
understanding and demonstrate multicultural perspectives that can foster a
diverse and inclusive community. Candidates must have a professional and
positive attitude towards their work, the mission of the institution, and the
goals of the college.

Submit a resume and cover letter at The successful
completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of
employment. Applications received prior to March 7th, 2014 will receive full
consideration. Position open until filled.

Champlain College values, supports and encourages diversity of backgrounds,
cultures and perspectives of students, faculty and staff. We are an Equal
Opportunity Employer.

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