Electronic Resources and Emerging Technology Librarian

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Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
Orangeburg, SC
Job Description: 

Emerging Technology/Electronic Resources Librarian will be primarily responsible for technical aspects of electronic resources and services including cataloging, serials and databases. This position will contribute to general library services such as instruction, reference collection development and circulation.

Academic Affairs/Library Services

Monday - Thursday 7:30 - 4:30; Friday 7:30 - 1:30

Essential Job Functions:

  • Serves as systems manager for SIRSI, catalogs print and non-print materials, manages and maintains all technical aspects of library electronic resources and service. Serves as liaison to IT department and database vendors to manage proxy server access, configuration, changes and issues. Investigates, evaluates, and recommends new and emerging technologies that will improve or expand services and access to library resources.
  • Provides reference services to library users in person and online. Assists patrons with library’s online catalog, print resources, electronic databases, and the internet through individual instruction and/or research consultations. Assists students in the use of library resources and equipment. Schedules staff time at the reference desk.
  • Collaborates with Head Librarian to create instructional materials which support student and curricular needs and to design and maintain library web content for multiple sites/programs.
  • Teaches library instruction sessions and orientations for in person classes that incorporate active learning techniques, information literacy skills, and digital literacy skills. Collaborates with Head Librarian to plan, develop, teach, and assesses library instruction in person and online. Works as an embedded librarian in online and in person classes.
  • Leads in collection development initiative, including selection, deselection, and inventory. Usage and management of book vendor services. Oversees the development and operation of assessment tools for data related to library collections and resources.
  • Promotes library resources and services to students, faculty, and staff through traditional and electronic methods. Maintains the library’s social media presence.
  • Participates in staff development, college wide meetings and activities, college committees and other duties as assigned.

Graduate degree in library science or in a related field such as learning resources or information technology. Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited American Library Association college or university preferred. One to three years of experience working in a college or university library.

How to Apply: 

Please apply at www.jobs.sc.gov. You may call Susan Shaffer, HR Specialist at 803-535-1209 with questions.