Responsible for administering library interlibrary loan and document delivery services, as well as supporting library discovery, search, and other online systems. Also assists with library reference and instruction services, participates in collection development, functions as a library liaison to designated academic programs, serves on university committees, and participates in various library initiatives.
Strong ability to create good will with staff, faculty, and students; servant attitude.
Demonstrated ability to establish proper priorities and work efficiently with limited supervision.
Commitment to the Articles of Faith, Mission, and Objectives of the University; and desires to be a role model for students by demonstrating an active Christian faith in personal example and in work related responsibilities.
Sets goals, objectives and manages available resources to achieve objectives, without need for frequent follow-up.
Administers interlibrary loan/document delivery services for Library, including assisting Director in establishing ILL policies, processing searches, checking in ILL materials, communicating with library users on status of their ILL requests, lending ALRC to other libraries, etc.
Supports the management of implementation of various library systems, including interlibrary loan, discovery, research databases, and other online tools and services.
Assists in delivery of library instruction and development of online instructional materials.
Serves a regular rotation (including evenings and weekends) at the Reference Desk.
Trains library staff on ILL/document delivery issues.
Participates in collection development.
Serves as liaison to designated academic programs or other campus units.
Provides institutional service through university committees and other venues.
Keeps current with professional trends and literature.
Other duties as assigned
Essential Skills and Experience
One or more years of experience in an academic library environment.
Strong personal computer skills; excellent oral and written communications skills; team player.
Ability to articulate biblically based view of role of library and information services in an academic environment.
Preferred skills and experience
Knowledge of OCLC interlibrary loan systems; WorldCat Discovery; TLC ILS; open source library software; Internet resources; print and digital academic reference resources.