E-Resource Cataloging Librarian

Virginia, United States
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Oct 21, 2020
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Full Time
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Administrative Faculty

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Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

Position Title

E-Resource Cataloging Librarian

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Rory Patterson

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Job Summary/Basic Function

This position, working as part of the Collection Services team, will lead the cataloging and tracking of the University’s growing electronic resource collection. The position reports to the Associate Dean of Administrative and Collection Services and provides professional level support by assuming responsibility for technical and analytical reports related to electronic resources and catalog maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications

MLS degree from an ALA -accredited institution, or equivalent.

Commitment to Christian higher education and endorsement of Liberty University’s doctrinal statement.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Familiarity with the evolving and changing cataloging standards and practices.

Strong computer skills, including familiarity with office software such as word processing, e-mail, and spreadsheets.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Ability to perform some tasks involving sitting, standing, stooping, lifting, and long periods of keyboarding.

Able to move book carts weighing over 100 lbs. and lift up to 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with the Voyager integrated library system.

Ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Excel and Access (including developing queries)

Experience in cataloging electronic resources.

Work Hours

Business hours with occasional evening and weekend events.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Pastoral Reference Letter
  7. Unofficial Transcript 2
  8. Unofficial Transcript 3
  9. Other Document
  10. Career Advancement Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
Supplemental Questions

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  1. Explain your teaching philosophy.

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  2. Please describe the attributes that will make you a strong candidate for this position.

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