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Technical Services Librarian

The Meredith College Library seeks an energetic, tech-savvy, service-oriented person to support the Technical Services Department’s initiatives which include maintenance of the library’s digital branch and participation in the management of the library’s services platform, Worldshare Management Services (WMS).

The Technical Services Librarian will support Technical Services operations which include collection development, cataloging and metadata, archives, WMS, and the digital branch. In collaboration with the library’s web team, the Technical Services Librarian will design, develop, and update the library’s digital branch. This position will work with other library staff to ensure effective management of the library services platform and provide support and vision related to the ongoing development of library systems and discovery services.  The Technical Services Librarian will participate in reference and information services, including regular desk hours (some evenings and weekend) and information literacy instruction.

Required Qualifications:
A Master’s Degree from an ALA-accredited library science program; experience with website design and management utilizing the principles of responsive, adaptive and accessible web design; working knowledge of integrated library systems; current knowledge of cataloging standards and metadata schemas; familiarity with emerging technologies relevant to the transition to a post-MARC environment; effective written and oral communication skills; ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a collegial and diverse environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience using Springshare Apps (LibGuides, LibGuides CMS, LibAnalytics, LibWizard); experience using a shared bibliographic utility, preferably OCLC; demonstrated teaching and presentation skills; and proficiency with DDC and LCSH   

How to apply:  
To apply, complete the online application. Please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references with the online application. Address application materials to the chair of the search committee, Carrie Nichols, Head of Technical Services.  Applications will be reviewed beginning May 6.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Contact Information:

1st Floor Park Center
(919) 760-8898
Fax: (919) 760-8164