Position Opening - Technical Services Librarian (Columbus, Ohio)
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- Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 09:28:15 -0400
- From: "Layden, James E." <laydenj at ohiodominican dot edu>
- Subject: Position Opening - Technical Services Librarian (Columbus, Ohio)
Technical Services Librarian, Ohio Dominican University
RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide leadership, coordination and administration to
all library technical services operations including cataloging,
classification, library systems, and acquisitions operations; contribute
to collection development activities; supervise one full-time library
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited MLS; at least 2 years cataloging
experience, including non-print materials; experience with AACR2, LCSH,
DDC, and OCLC; high level of competency with computers, software and
networked systems; ability to learn quickly and adapt to changes in
technology; highly motivated and organized, excellent interpersonal and
communication skills, ability to interact effectively and collegially
with faculty, staff, and students; ability to work productively in a
team environment; high degree of accuracy in complex, detailed work;
strong commitment to service excellence; ability to balance varied
responsibilities; demonstrated understanding of current trends in
cataloging, information management and retrieval; strong commitment to
team-based work; willingness to work with and mentor students.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Academic library experience; experience with
Innovative Interfaces Integrated Library System; familiarity with
OhioLINK; supervisory experience; collection development and faculty
liaison experience; knowledge of web page design and creation.
Ohio Dominican University is a small, four-year liberal arts
institution, founded in 1911 in the Catholic and Dominican tradition.
The university has 3,000 students and offers undergraduate degrees in
more than 50 majors, as well as supporting several graduate degree
programs. Ohio Dominican uses a student-centered approach to education,
with a commitment to quality teaching and learning.
The ODU Library staff is well-known for its dedication to "Supporting
the Quest for Knowledge" and for its commitment to the highest level of
quality service. As an OhioLINK member, the library strives to provide
access to a rich array of information in a cooperative and timely
manner. Visit http://www.ohiodominican.edu/library/ for more
This is a full-time, 12-month staff position with competitive salary and
comprehensive benefits package, including TIAA-CREF. Send letter of
application, resume and 3 references (with contact information) to:
James E. Layden, Director, Library Services, Ohio Dominican University,
1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, OH 43219-2099 or library at ohiodominican dot edu dot
Electronic submissions accepted (please send all materials as e-mail
attachments, either in Microsoft Word or PDF). Ohio Dominican University
is an equal opportunity institution.
The deadline for submissions is June 20, 2005. Review of applications
will begin immediately.