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Systems and Technical Services Librarian

University of Lynchburg
Virginia, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Jan 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences
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Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Lynchburg, a private regional university, located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in central Virginia is seeking a full-time Systems and Technical Services Librarian to join our Library team. 

The Systems and Technical Services Librarian reports to, is supervised by, and evaluated by the Director of the Library.  The evaluation of work performance will be ongoing and will be carried out by the Director of the Library. It will include the specific duties and responsibilities of this position description plus employee attitude and general working behavior.

Job Type: Full-Time, Benefits Eligible

Job Purpose: Library systems administration, Oversight of Technical Services

Specific Job Duties: 

Systems and Technical Services

    Responsible for administration and functionality of library management systems (Ex Libris Alma/Primo) Exercises oversight responsibility for technical services functions and staff – cataloging, acquisitions, binding, microforms, periodicals, processing, and database maintenance Performs original cataloging of library and archival resources in all formats, troubleshoots database problems Manages an evolving academic collection aligned with curriculum and research needs of the University Provides support, documentation, and training to other librarians and staff working with component parts of library systems  Serves as principal systems liaison to and resource person for library staff, campus constituencies, and systems-related vendors Prepares statistical and analytical reports to support library initiatives Remains current with new technological developments relating to library systems and technical services Performs other related duties as may be required.


Joint Responsibilities


    Provides instruction, reference, and information services to students and faculty. Serves as a liaison to assigned academic departments Serves on campus-wide workgroups and committees



    8:30 am - 5:00 pm (7.5 hours/day with some evening and weekends  to meet needs of department may be required


    Ability to communicate effectively and have the ability to understand, comprehend and follow directions Must have good teamwork skills

Physical Demands:


    Much sitting, with some standing and walking. Requires moving large numbers of heavy books often and shelving them. Tasks such as working at a computer keyboard involve extensive wrist and hand movements.

Required Qualifications:

    Related experience in library systems, technical services, and/or database maintenance experience in an academic library.


    Master’s degree in Library Science or Information Science (ALA Accredited)


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Work Remotely:


We seek candidates who are committed to the University of Lynchburg’s efforts to create an environment that fosters a student-centered environment, develops the breadth of knowledge associated with liberal education, respects and supports diversity, equity, and inclusion, values and celebrates diverse faith traditions, and sustains close working relationships among faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community partners.


Candidates must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University. To apply, please submit a University employment application and resumé, along with names and contact information of three business references to: University of Lynchburg, Attn: Human Resources, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501, or email:

The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community.

The University of Lynchburg is an equal opportunity employer.


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