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Technology Services Librarian - Dallas Baptist University - TX

Job Summary
Dallas Baptist University, a comprehensive Christian university, invites applications for Technology Services Librarian position. This position will be on a 12-month contract. Appointment of faculty rank and salary will depend on applicant experience and qualifications.

Job Responsibilities 

  • Serve as liaison between library and automated system vendor.
  • Use cataloging processes: MARC format, RDA, AACR2R, OLCL searching, etc...
  • Leadership role to implement and support a wide range of technologies and systems.
  • Collaborate with Information Technology department for technology needs of the DBU Library.
  • Ability to work closely with library staff and IT to maintain quality library service to patrons.
  • Participate in faculty activities.
  • Rotating weekend and night reference duty shifts.
  • Develop a technology plan for the library.
  • Provide documentation for system operators.
  • Provide technical expertise for problem resolution.
  • Attend Faculty Council meetings.

Educational / Experiential Qualifications

  • ALA- accredited Master of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science degree.
  • Undergraduate work in computer science or information systems helpful.
  • Dedicated Christian servant leader who is a member of a church that holds Jesus Christ to be their Lord and Savior, and holds solely the Old Testament and the New Testament as sacred Scriptures.
  • Active member of a local Baptist church.
  • Commitment to quality and excellent academic library service.
  • Computer expertise with knowledge of database systems, scripting languages, and Open URL.
  • Knowledge of integrated library systems and online catalogs.
  • Cataloging skills to include MARC format, OCLC searching, AACR2R, RDA, Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classification schemes, and Library of Congress Subject Headings. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Job Application Instructions
Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to:

Mr. Scott Jeffries
Interim Library Director
Vance Memorial Library
Dallas Baptist University
3000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, Tx 75211-9211

Applicants may also email a resume and cover letter to:
(214) 333-5320