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Summary of Responsibilities
Assist in achieving the mission of Western Theological Seminary to “prepare Christians called by God to lead the church in mission” by managing the physical and electronic library resources, and providing access to patrons through acquisitions, serials, cataloging and metadata creation.
Essential duties and responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned)
cataloging (original and copy cataloging of print, e-books, electronic periodicals, processing), and
metadata for the institutional digital repository
Develop, analyze, implement, and evaluate policies and procedures for effective and efficient technical services with a strong working knowledge of current and best practices
Identify tasks and work activities for student employees' related to technical services
Collaborate with other library staff to create optimal access to library resources
Knowledge and Abilities
Proficiency with cataloging software (Connexion, MARCedit) and standards and formats (RDA, MARC, FRBR, AACR2, Dublin Core, Linked Data)
Detail-oriented, collegial team contributor, with good communication skills
Flexible with the ability to manage simultaneous projects
Knowledge of Alma and Primo from Ex Libris preferred
Proficiency in Spanish highly desirable
MLS, MLIS, or other master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association
Two years professional experience in an academic setting preferred
Familiarity with theological studies highly desirable
About Western Theological Seminary
Preparing seminary students to lead the church in mission, Western Theological Seminary aims to be the top Reformed seminary in the nation.
MISSION: The purpose of Western Theological Seminary is to prepare Christians called by God to lead the church in mission.
IDENTITY: Western Theological Seminary is an evangelical and ecumenical community of faith and learning in the Reformed tradition that serves the church of Jesus Christ. In covenant with the Reformed Church in America, Western equips men and women for Christ-centered, biblically based, theologically integrated, culturally competent, and mission-oriented Christian leadership.
VISION: By 2020, Western Theological Seminary will be a nationally recognized center that forms leaders to empower, renew, and plant congregations and ministries that participate in God’s ongoing redemptive work in the world.