Emerging Technologies Librarian -- Tarleton State University -- Stephenville, TX
The Dick Smith Library at Tarleton State University is seeking an Emerging Technologies Librarian. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Collection Management, this Librarian is responsible for maintaining and managing library software and servers including the integrated library management system; oversees the library’s Maker Spot in collaboration with the End User Support Specialist. Helps organize and coordinate daily activities to maximize effective use of library technologies; provides regular and on-demand training; seeks to make library staff independent and proficient users of technology.
Requires a Master’s degree in Library Science from approved ALA accredited university and two years of related experience in an academic library setting. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Knowledge of basic metadata schemas, digital collection management software, security, and public safety issues. Excellent interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and research skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Should have knowledge of library systems and software such as inter-library loan and EZproxy. Knowledge of web technologies and standards, i.e. html, W3, responsive web design. Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to use basic print and electronic reference tools. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
This is a twelve-month, professional appointment with salary commensurate with experience plus benefits, including choice of group medical and retirement programs; approximately 14 state holidays; paid vacation and sick leave; tuition program; and no state or local income tax.
Desired start date is before December 3, 2018. Candidates should submit an online application and include a cover letter, resume and 3 references at: http://www.tarleton.edu/jobs/. Requisition #R-012485
Tarleton State University is a regional university of 13,000 students located in Stephenville, TX. The main campus is one-hour southwest of Fort Worth. A member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is committed to academic excellence. Visit www.tarleton.edu for further information.
This position is designated as a security sensitive position and requires a satisfactory criminal history background check. Tarleton State University, an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity.