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(Archived) E-Resources and Instruction Librarian

Last Updated: 6/21/22

Job Description

IOWA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
E-Resources and Instruction Librarian

Iowa Wesleyan University is seeking candidates to fill the position of E-Resources and Instruction Librarian. This is a full-time, exempt staff position that will serve as the administrator of the library services platform (OCLC WorldShare Management); work cooperatively with the campus IT Services department to ensure continuous access to e-resources; maintain and manage the library web site, serve as collection development librarian and liaison to all divisions; provide information literacy instruction and fulfill other duties as assigned; work specified hours providing service at the library’s information desk including some evenings and weekends; maintain and document annual professional development and scholarly activities appropriate for this position.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop learning objects, videos, and tutorials to enhance information literacy/research skills and access to library resources
  • Incorporate library and OER resources, develop learning materials and participate in academic curriculum/program design across the University
  • Troubleshoot access and technical issues with library resources in courses
  • Deliver one-shot and integrated information literacy sessions
  • Track and report on e-resource usage data for university annual reports as well as annual reporting to IPEDS, ACRL and consortia
  • Work with student workers to use and maintain Interlibrary Loan through OCLC/WorldCat
  • Provide technical support to users for presentation and AV software and hardware within the library
  • Manage user settings and licenses for the library’s Google Chromebooks
  • Maintain awareness of trends and on-going developments in areas related to the entire life cycle of e-resources
  • Create and maintain detailed, accurate documentation for electronic resources and communicates this with the library team

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • American Library Association-accredited master’s degree in Library Science
  • Familiarity with library specific information systems and technologies, such as integrated library systems, and content management systems
  • Commitment and demonstrated ability to cooperate in a team environment and maintain effective and respectful working relationships with all campus personnel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a strong service orientation
  • Demonstrated commitment to public service, diversity, and inclusion
  • Ability to work nights and weekends on a rotating schedule

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates must upload their letter of interest, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references at https://www.iw.edu/careers.

No phone calls please, candidates will be contacted if search committee needs further information. Iowa Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer.

Company Details

Mount Pleasant, Iowa, United States
The academic programs at Iowa Wesleyan include undergraduate, graduate, and online learning. Service-learning is integrated into the curriculum, ensuring that all students connect classroom learning with service to others. Located in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Iowa Wesleyan offers a variety of arts and cultural opportunities for southeast Iowa. Art shows, concerts, lectures, and plays take place throu...