The Electronic Resource Cataloging Librarian is responsible for managing cataloging materials, library’s ERM (Electronic Resource Management) resources, and the library website. Serves as the main contact with the Information Technology Department in resolving all electronic access concerns.
Primarily responsible for cataloging all library materials in a timely manner (copy as well as original cataloging). Maintaining the integrity of the library’s catalog. Responsible for the withdrawal of all library materials: weeding outdated, duplicated, and damaged items in a timely manner. Provides technical support to resolve access issues for library e-resources. Communicates with vendors, IT, DALNET, and library staff regarding e-resource technical issues. Performs trouble shooting and appropriate system maintenance. Serve as a key resource representing the library at DALNET meetings. Maintain statistics and develop reports on activities of cataloging materials and usage. Work with others to incorporate web-related materials and resources from the LMS (Alma/Primo) into other web platforms. Participate and represent the Library in cross-departmental committees and working groups as assigned by your direct supervisor. Work collaboratively and collegially with all Library Department members as well as other faculty, staff, and patrons. Demonstrate a strong service orientation, awareness of end user needs, problem-solving skills and communication skills. Work 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. one night a week to assist library patrons with reference questions. Work on average one Saturday a month from noon to 5:00 p.m. during the fall and winter semesters to assist library patrons with reference questions. Responsible for serving on one faculty committee. Accountable for updating holding records and attaching holding records. Other duties within scope of department’s responsibilities as defined by supervisor.
Master’s degree in library science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA). Two to four years’ experience in online cataloging, preferably in an academic setting utilizing Horizon. Serve as the library’s network administrator. Knowledge of AACR2, RDA, LC Subject Headings and MARC formats. Alma certification or ability to obtain certification within one year after hire date. Two years of recent experience cataloging a variety of formats, both physical and electronic. This position will require evening duty time, as well as possible weekend rotation time. Faculty rank, status, and privileges are dependent on qualifications and experience. Must have excellent interpersonal relationship skills and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office technology and electronic communication. Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Must present professional appearance and behavior at all times.
Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vita/resume, and a list of professional references to email@example.com. In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. This position is classified as benefit eligible non-exempt position. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE
Siena Heights University is committed to attracting, encouraging, and retaining a highly qualified workforce to support our mission of assisting people to become more competent, purposeful, and ethical through a teaching and learning environment which respects the dignity of all. Siena Heights University is a renowned liberal arts institution located in Adrian, Mich. Siena?s success is the result ...of a diverse workforce coming together to help shape the future. Siena Heights University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.The results, released today in The Chronicle?s fifth annual report on The Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of more than 46,000 employees at 294 colleges and universities. In all, only 103 of the 294 institutions achieved ?Great College to Work For? recognition for specific best practices and policies. ?We are honored to be recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education,? said SHU President Sister Peg Albert, OP, PhD. ?Siena Heights tries to build a sense of not only community ? but family ? for our employees. This honor reinforces our belief that Siena Heights is a great place to be, not only for our students, but our faculty, staff and administration as well. We will continue to live our mission of being more competent, purposeful and ethical.?In addition, Siena Heights was only one of two institutions in Michigan to be placed on the Honor Roll, with the University of Michigan being the other. Only 42 institutions nationwide earned this special recognition for being ?the best of the best.? Those that make the Honor Roll are cited most often across all recognition categories. Results are reported for small, medium and large institutions.Siena Heights won honors in five categories this year:Collaborative governance,Confidence in senior leadership, Respect and appreciation Supervisor or department chair relationship, and Work/life balance