The Frederick M. Smith Library at Graceland University in Lamoni, IA is seeking a Resource Management Librarian. This appointment is a full-time, 12 month position. The Resource Management Librarian will oversee the acquisition, cataloging, technical processing, management and support of the library’s physical and digital resources under the direct supervision of the Library Director. A Master’s degree or current enrollment and anticipated graduation within 2 years from an ALA accredited school is required. Apply today for this opportunity on the cutting edge of library and information science for the 21st century.
Job Responsibilities include:
Acquisitions: Assist the Library Director in purchasing library resources and managing contracts with vendors (those who provide access to our databases) for library goods and services
Cataloging: Catalogs new library materials using OCLC Connexion Client and Koha
Technical Processing: Trains student workers in the technical processing of library resources and materials
Serials Management: Orders, maintains, and organizes serials in physical, digital, and microfilm formats. Oversees the processing of all serials
Information Services: Assists with managing all databases, digital repositories, and library websites. Ensures timely access to all digital resources via EZproxy Server. EZproxy allows students and faculty to access online resources off campus and the Graceland network.
Interlibrary Loan: Manages the interlibrary loan operations of Graceland University Libraries including OCLC, DOCLINE, and MOBIUS
Library Subject Guides: Helps create and maintain all library subject guides. These subject guides allow easy access of library materials to our students.
Vendor Relations: Works with the Director of University Libraries to discuss products and purchasing of resources with vendors.
Nursing Reference: Serves as a contact for all nursing students and faculty regarding research questions and help.
Reporting: Provides up-to-date and on-demand statistics regarding physical resource processing and digital resource use and access
Library Instruction: Provides training for students and community users on using the library catalog, electronic databases, and other platforms as needed
Government Documents: Maintains the digital government document repository on the library webpage and will begin the process of weeding the physical government document collection
To apply, please send a resume, two reference letters and a cover letter detailing relevant coursework and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applicants will begin immediately. This position will remain open until filled.