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Assistant Librarian - Electronic Resources & Systems - Charleston Southern University - North Charleston, SC

JOB SUMMARY

Charleston Southern University invites applications for a service-oriented Electronic Resources & Systems Librarian with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2022. Reporting to the Director of the Library, this position is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty member in the L. Mendel Rivers Library. Charleston Southern seeks candidates who are professing Christians, committed to our mission to promote academic excellence in a Christian environment as well as the integration of faith in learning, leading, and serving.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as primary administrator and technical lead for the Ex Libris Alma/Primo shared library service platform (SLSP) in the context of a statewide academic library consortium (PASCAL). 
  • Manage access to databases and other e-resources; provide training, technical support, problem/access resolution; administration of OpenAthens.
  • Compile statistical and usage statistics for use of e-resources annually and by request.
  • Participate in Reference Desk coverage.
  • Assist with collection development.
  • Maintain awareness of best practices and developments in academic librarianship.
  • Participate in service to the University through committees as assigned.
  • Participate in service to profession through state, regional, or national activities.

EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Earned MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Experience managing electronic library resources as well as management of user authentication.
  • Experience in administration of an integrated library system (ILS) such as Ex Libris Alma.
  • Experience using library research resources in all formats, physical and electronic.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Overall proficiency with computers, software, library technology, and electronic resources.

JOB APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS 

Candidates should complete the online application for the position “Assistant Librarian – Electronic Resources & Systems” located under “Faculty Openings” at https://www.charlestonsouthern.edu/offices/careers/, and attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Entering untrue or inaccurate information will result in disqualification for consideration of vacant positions or subsequent termination after hire. Review of credentials will begin immediately. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification and reference check.