Do you like working with technology, looking for a new way to put your skills to use? Great part time opportunity with our Library Staff!
Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota, invites applications for the part-time position of Technical Services Librarian.
Benefits include access to campus wellness program and facilities!
Dakota Wesleyan University (DWU) is a private, comprehensive university affiliated with the United Methodist Church granting both bachelor's and master's degrees. The University's mission is to provide a transformative learning experience that cultivates enduring intellectual growth, ethically grounded leadership, intentional faith exploration, and meaningful service.
DWU is located in Mitchell, South Dakota, a town of 14,000, nestled in the heart of one of the country's finest outdoor recreation areas. The University is within six hours of several major metropolitan areas (Sioux Falls, SD; Omaha, NB; Minneapolis, MN; Kansas City, MO).
The successful candidate will:
*Possess knowledge of original and copy cataloging and the current and emerging metadata and schemas such as MARC, Dublin Core, RDA, AACR2, etc.
*Be familiar with the back-end operations of an integrated library management system (i.e., Acquisitions, Cataloging/Metadata, E-Resources/Link Resolution)
*Possess knowledge and skills related to maintaining electronic resources including online databases, the library's catalog, eBooks, serials, and streaming videos.
*Demonstrate interest in professional development, including an interest in new and emerging technologies and techniques related to this position.
*Possess good organizational skills.
*Be able to communicate effectively.
*Possess strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
*Be able to work effectively as a member of a library team.
The primary duties and responsibilities of the Technical Services Librarian include the following:
*Catalog, classify, and assign subject headings to library materials, including original and copy cataloging of library materials.
*Manage the creation of metadata and cataloging in all formats including electronic resources, digitized materials, and physical materials, ensuring the quality and accuracy of all bibliographic records.
*Maintain and continuously improve the overall quality of records in the library's catalog.
*Assist with collection development to support the library mission, campus initiatives and new collaborations. Maintain information integrity to ensure internal and external information is up to date and accurate.
*Manage and organize electronic resources including, but not limited to, online databases, the library's catalog, eBooks, serials, and streaming videos.
*Perform other duties as assigned.
Dakota Wesleyan reserves the right to modify all job postings and job descriptions.
Dakota Wesleyan is an Equal Opportunity Employer welcoming and encouraging applications from members of underrepresented groups. DWU is a tobacco free campus.
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