Position Announcement

Access Services Librarian

Lebanon Valley College
Bishop Library

The Access Services Librarian under the supervision of the Director or 
the Library and in collaboration with the other librarians provides 
leadership and management for staff and activities associated with 
Circulation, Reserves, Stack Maintenance, Interlibrary Loan, Document 
Delivery, and the College Archives. The person in this position also 
provides basic information and reference services (including evening, 
weekend, and holiday hours) as well as library instruction, participates 
in collection development activities, and interacts with a variety of 
library users, including faculty, staff, students, and the public.  The 
Access Services Librarian performs a variety of tasks to support the 
provision of high quality library service to the Lebanon Valley College 
         ALA accredited MLS or equivalent

Required Knowledge and Skills
         Record of successful public service and supervisory experience
         Strong computer skills and demonstrated knowledge and 
experience with current and emerging trends and technologies.
         Successful experience with project management
         Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and 
in writing.
         Ability to work independently and exercise considerable 
independent judgment.
         Initiative and ability to collaborate with other staff members.
         Commitment to excellence in library service and to the 
improvement of services.
         Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships 
with a variety of individuals, including library and college staff and 
faculty, students, and the general public
         Strong commitment to service and professional development.
         Ability to move and handle books as well as loaded book trucks
         Ability to lift up to 20 pounds on a regular basis.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills
         Academic library experience
         Working knowledge of an integrated library system (ILS) 
preferably SirsiDynix Symphony
         Working knowledge of the ILLiad interlibrary loan system
         Background in developing digital initiatives such as archival 
projects or digital/image preservation,
         Knowledge of relevant Web 2.0 technologies for digital content 
         Familiarity with archival principles and practices 
(traditional as well as digital)

Interested applicants should email a letter of interest, resume and 
contact information for three professional references to [log in to unmask] EOE