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Information Services Coordinator - Western Seminary - OR

JOB RESPONSIBILITES

  • Adaptable: Adjusts nimbly to obstacles or changing conditions to arrive at the desired goal. Takes initiative to creatively address challenges and create solutions in this modern evolving academic library environment.
  • Relational: Relates well with people and represents the library with courteous and professional service.
  • Organized: Handles multiple priorities and frequent interruptions, while working with minimal supervision. Thinks strategically about immediate vs future priorities.
  • Communicator: Expresses self clearly, effectively, and compellingly in written, verbal, and non-verbal modes. Listens carefully to learn and understand communication from others.
  • Detailed-Oriented: Appreciates the importance of efficient library operations and takes pride in completing complex tasks while minimizing errors. Essential Functions:
  • In conjunction with the Director of Library and Information Services, contribute toward effective operation of the library.
  • Work collaboratively with other library staff to maintain the library systems and services, ensuring seamless integration of library resources.
  • Work collaboratively with other library staff to provide creative reference and information literacy services.
  • Work collaboratively with other library staff to assist in acquisition duties, with a special emphasis on electronic resources.

EDUCATIONAL / EXPERIENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Interest in or progress toward an MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited program is strongly preferred.
  • An M.A./M.S. degree in a program area that is equivalent to those offered by Western.
  • 1-3 years library experience is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of library organization, concepts, and terminology.
  • Self-directed learning ability, especially for computer software and library systems.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, including familiarity with MS Office Word and Excel.
  • Basic instruction and troubleshooting abilities with library equipment and software, including computers, printers, copier, etc.
  • Able to carry up to 25 lbs. up and down stairs.
  • Evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the World Evangelical Alliance Statement of Faith and the Seminary’s governing virtues.

JOB APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
To Apply: Please complete the staff application at https://www.westernseminary.edu/employment