Library Specialist for Library Services & Administrative Support - Lenoir-Rhyne University/Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary - Columbia, SC
Lenoir-Rhyne University is a co-educational, private comprehensive liberal arts institution founded in 1891, with its traditional campus located in Hickory, North Carolina, a town of more than 40,000. The university has additional campus centers in Asheville, NC, and Columbia, SC, which includes the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (LTSS). Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lenoir-Rhyne is less than an hour's drive from Charlotte. The University now offers more than 50 undergraduate and 30 graduate degree programs to more than 2,700 students. Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks to liberate mind and spirit, clarify personal faith, foster physical wholeness, build a sense of community, and promote responsible leadership for service in the world. Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Lenoir-Rhyne promotes diverse campuses open to people from all religious backgrounds. Please visit www.lr.edu/about to learn more about the University.
Lenoir-Rhyne University (LR) welcomes nominations and applications for a Library Specialist for Library Services and Administrative Support beginning on or before September 2, 2021. The primary purpose of the position is to contribute to excellence in library services through the provision of library services and general office management. They must work effectively with faculty, staff, and student library assistants to ensure the advancement of the library’s mission and vision. This position operates within the guidelines of applicable laws, national library protocols, and university and library policies and procedures. Some night and weekend hours may be required. This is a full-time, 12-month, 40 hour per week position.
Minimum requirements for this position include a minimum of 3 years of experience as an office manager, preferably within a library environment. Preferred qualifications include experience with library catalogs, online databases, and other library technology; excellent ability in book-keeping, record-keeping, and general office management; a professional attitude with a customer service-oriented perspective; evidence of a collaborative work style that develops a culture of trust among event stakeholders, including LR colleagues and students across the university; demonstrated success in working with diverse populations; and an appreciation of the history and mission of Lenoir-Rhyne University.
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