Systems and Web Services Librarian, Our Lady of the Lake University

By March 30, 2021

Our Lady of the Lake University

The Sueltenfuss Library at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, TX seeks a full-time Systems and Web Services Librarian (Assistant Professor) to serve a diverse, multicultural student body in a student-centered setting.  Non-tenure track faculty status; rank dependent on qualifications; twelve-month appointment; reports to the Assistant Director of Systems and Metadata.

OLLU is a Hispanic-serving institution supporting groundbreaking programs including Social Work with a focus on Hispanic/Latinx families and children; bilingual speech pathology; psychological services for Spanish-speaking populations, and training for bilingual teachers.  Seventy-seven percent of OLLU’s undergraduate student population identifies as Hispanic/Latinx and ninety percent are students of color, served by 187 faculty, of which sixty percent are women and forty percent are persons of color.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create & maintain library website; ensure adherence to accessibility standards; assess usability; incorporate new technologies as appropriate.
  • Administer online databases and associated middleware (EZ Proxy, OCLC Knowledge Base, Tipasa, etc.).
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex connectivity issues:  authentication, database and e-journal changes, subscription platform changes, network and IP issues, etc.
  • Recommend new technology applications; lead and manage implementation; serve as co-administrator of WorldShare Management Services system.
  • Perform assessment of library technologies and web services.
  • Teach library instruction sessions, create user guides, videos and tutorials.
  • Maintain working knowledge of library and web technology, best practices, and proficiency in maintaining library systems (Springshare, WMS, Tipasa, EZproxy etc).
  • Serve on university and library committees as appropriate.
  • Pursue personal professional development; contributes to the profession through scholarship and service to library organizations.
  • Provide research assistance in all disciplines at the reference desk; may include evening and weekend hours.
  • Participate as a collection development selector for assigned subject areas.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

Required:

  • ALA accredited master’s degree.
  • Experience with administering an integrated library system, preferably WorldShare Management Services.
  • Experience with website design, including HTML, CSS and Javascript/JQuery.
  • Knowledge of integrated library systems, EZproxy, authentication protocols, interlibrary loan, and content management systems.
  • Familiarity with website accessibility standards and guidelines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    Ability to foster effective working relationships with faculty, students and library colleagues.
  • Flexibility and ability to exercise sound judgment.
    Self-directed and self-motivated learner with ability to work independently as well as in groups.
  • Ability and commitment to serve a diverse, multicultural student body in a student-centered setting.
  • Model behaviors consistent with University’s Core Values: Trust, Integrity, Community & Service.
    Must be able to respect, support, and contribute to the University’s and Library’s mission.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of metadata scheme such as MARC, Dublin Core, METS, MODS or EAD.
  • Experience with a digital archive system.
  • Experience with the Springshare platform.
  • Experience in reference and instruction.
  • Experience with at least one programming or scripting language, preferably PHP/MySQL and/or XML.
  • Experience working with outside parties such as vendors and university IT.

 

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