Cataloging & Technical Services Librarian

Employer
Missouri Southern State University
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

George A. Spiva Library

Become a Lion and Join the Pride at Missouri Southern State University!

MSSU is currently seeking candidates for a Cataloging & Technical Services Librarian tenure track Assistant Professor Position in the George A. Spiva Library starting July 1, 2022, in Joplin, Missouri. Successful candidates should provide leadership and direction for cataloging and technical services; perform original and copy cataloging for a variety of formats; and ensure database integrity for institutional records. Reviews and recommends new workflows as technologies change. Maintains cataloging policies and procedures and makes recommendations for improvement. Direct and train library staff (students and paraprofessionals) in duties such as receiving, shelving, researching, cataloging, and equipment use. Compiles statistical data, and works with MOBIUS personnel to comply with consortial standards. Uses metadata and specialized software, including Innovative Interfaces Inc. software and EBSCO Discovery Service, to incorporate content.

An MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution and a minimum of two years professional library experience demonstrating a progression of responsibilities, management and leadership abilities are required. Experience with MOBIUS, Innovative Interfaces Inc. (III) software and experience with EBSCO Discovery Service or another discovery service tool. Demonstrated customer-service orientation and strong attention to detail.

Applicants should provide a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of undergraduate and graduates transcripts, as well as the names and contact information of three professional references. Submit documents by visiting www.mssu.edu/jobs. Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon a background check.

MSSU’s vibrant campus creates an engaging learning environment for students and provides its faculty and staff rewarding career and benefit opportunities. We offer a collaborative and diverse workplace with an emphasis on fostering a global perspective with opportunities for advancement. Joining the MSSU Pride provides a variety of opportunities for you to attain your career goals, a place where your contributions are valued, and – perhaps most importantly – the ability to make a difference in the lives of our students. MSSU is an EOE/AA employer with a strong institutional commitment to achievement of excellence and diversity among faculty and staff. MSSU is an E-verify participating employer. Visit our website to learn more about the advantages of employment at MSSU.

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