Thursday, December 07, 2017

Reference Librarian and Digital Resources Specialist - Post University

Reference Librarian and Digital Resources Specialist - Full-Time Position. Post University is currently accepting applications for the dual role of half time Reference Librarian and half time Digital Resources Specialist.
     JOB SUMMARY: The Reference Librarian role will possess general knowledge of library processes and services, including the following; a strong customer service commitment by responding to the needs of the Post University community; competencies with technologies including personal computer applications and integrated library systems; ability to work with minimal supervision to initiate and complete projects; work both independently and as a team member; effectively communicate in both oral and written form. Main responsibilities will include providing research assistance, copy cataloging, and maintaining Post University’s faculty reserves collection. Schedule includes nights and weekend hours.
     The Digital Resource Specialist role will provide research, support, and technology expertise for digital projects, assist faculty and staff with finding, evaluating, and using digital content, prepare educational materials regarding digital content, including copyright and intellectual property rights, collect analytics (when and where available) on ECM requests, implementation, troubleshooting, efficacy, material retention, etc., help with technical aspects of digital integration, be available for appointments with faculty and staff, assist with the integration of digital content into University platforms and publications, as needed, prepare research surrounding digital learning opportunities, and interact and collaborate with a variety of departments across campus.
     KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Matriculation into a Master’s program in library science, or library and information science from an American Library Association accredited college required; Master's degree or higher in one of those programs preferred. Two years’ experience in an academic library preferred. Information literacy instruction experience preferred. Reference and/or technical experience required. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, multi-media applications, Ebscohost, Proquest Central, the Research ITCT Digital Library and Lexis-Nexis. Other database knowledge desirable. Experience in a higher education setting working with faculty preferred. At least two years working with digital research required. Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of a diverse population. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task.
     Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and references to Post University Associate Experience by applying at: Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn or amended. POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.