[Eril-l] Job posting: Continuing Resources Librarian

Steve Oberg steve.oberg at wheaton.edu
Thu Apr 27 17:22:47 PDT 2017

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about this position.


Wheaton College (IL) invites applications for the position of Continuing Resources Librarian. This is a non-tenure-track library faculty position, with rank and salary dependent upon qualifications. Excellent benefits package, including mortgage and tuition assistance programs.

This position manages all aspects of ensuring timely access to continuing resources in all formats, including their receipt and cataloging/metadata, using such platforms as SFX, Voyager, CORAL (an open-source ERM), OCLC’s WorldShare Management System Collection Manager, and EZproxy. It also coordinates the day-to-day troubleshooting of e-resources access issues using a helpdesk ticketing system, and provides expertise to the library's Collections Team in the selection and evaluation of continuing resources as an ex officio member. This position supervises one full-time Continuing Resources Associate.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited master's degree in library science (or equivalent); additional graduate degree(s) preferred. Aptitude, training, and skill in cataloging and metadata. Strong interpersonal skills, initiative, and work ethic. Broad interests and intellectual curiosity. Ability and desire to contribute actively to the mission of the library and college as a library faculty member and engage in ongoing professional development. Knowledge of emerging trends and technologies, as well as ability to thrive in a technologically focused position. Understanding of and interest in broad issues in library discovery platforms, e-resources, content providers and publishers, and scholarly communication.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Read more about Wheaton College and its programs at http://www.wheaton.edu/.

For the complete job description or to apply, please see http://library.wheaton.edu/jobs



Steve Oberg
Assistant Professor of Library Science
Group Leader for Resource Description and Digital Initiatives
Wheaton College (IL)
+1 (630) 752-5852

NASIG Vice-President/President-Elect
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