Champlain College seeks an enthusiastic, collegial and service-oriented Librarian to join their award-winning library team to provide high quality academic library services in an innovative setting. This position provides administration, support and enhancement of a variety of library technology infrastructure, including the library management system (currently III Millennium), electronic resources, library website, link resolver, and proxy server. With Champlain’s primarily online collection, the individual in this position is concerned with ensuring reliable access to information including troubleshooting and maintaining e-resources. They will oversee processes to provide seamless access to our print collections. S/he maintains and develops the library’s website content. The Access & Technology Librarian will also maintain relevant training and documentation of processes for library staff.
The successful hire will experiment with new and emerging technologies, approaches, and workflows that make the library’s collections more accessible and user-friendly. They will work collaboratively within the library, on campus and in the profession. Problem-solving and effective teamwork is essential, and we seek a colleague who is creative, process-oriented and dedicated to helping us serve our academic community to shape the future of a dynamic, nimble, and thriving college library.
In keeping with Champlain’s core value of the “human touch,” other key responsibilities include reference, collection development, and collaborating with other librarians to design and teach lessons in the library’s innovative inquiry-based information literacy program.
Master’s degree in library science or related field from an ALA-accredited program required.
Must have demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills; strong service orientation; ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and colleagues; ability to plan projects, prioritize, and manage a variety of responsibilities
Relevant experience in electronic resource management or technical services is desirable. Familiarity with web-based writing and programming is also an advantage
Champlain College values, supports and encourages diversity of backgrounds, cultures and perspectives of students, faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Submit a resume and cover letter at www.champlain.edu/peoplecenter. The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment.
Applications received before March 1st will receive full consideration. Position open until filled.
About Champlain College:
Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a private, baccalaureate institution that offers professionally focused master’s, bachelor’s and associate’s degree programs and professional certificates on campus, online and abroad. Champlain College was named the #1 “Most Innovative School” in the North in U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” 2016 ranking and holds steady at #14 in the overall list of “Best Regional Colleges in the North.” It was listed in Princeton Review’s 2015 editions of “The Best 376 Colleges” and “353 Green Colleges.” Champlain is a national leader in educating students to become skilled practitioners, effective professionals and global citizens.
The College is located in picturesque Burlington, Vermont, which is consistently ranked as one of the country’s most livable small cities. Burlington was recently ranked #1 by A&E Television on a list of the 10 cities that “have it all.” Burlington was also ranked as one of “10 Best Cities for the Next Decade” according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.
We encourage interested candidates to peruse our www.champlain.edu/peoplecenter website for more information about our work and cultural environment. Champlain College offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes tuition benefits, generous retirement contributions and a professional working environment.