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Employment Opportunity: Technical Services Librarian, San Juan College

San Juan College (Farmington) is hiring a Technical Services Librarian.

For full details and to apply, visit:—Farmington/Technical-Services-Librarian_JR104373


$52,000 – $55,000, Dependent upon experience

Compensation Type: Exempt

Employment Type: Regular

Grade: E05

Position Summary

Are you eager to make a difference and equip students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed? Do you value a culture geared toward achieving and maintaining excellence? San Juan College is seeking an individual invested in equity and inclusiveness, who has experience with, knowledge of, and sensitivity to the needs of diverse populations.

We welcome well-qualified and highly motivated individuals to apply to this full-time position of Technical Services Librarian.

Why Join San Juan College?

Nestled in the northwest corner of New Mexico, Farmington is the hub of the Four Corners region and is home to the stunning main campus and four satellite campuses of San Juan College. Farmington is located one hour south of Durango, Colorado, three hours northwest of Santa Fe and Albuquerque, and three hours southeast of Moab, Utah. Along with the phenomenal weather, Farmington offers over 50 beautifully maintained city parks and thousands of acres of terrain, enough to satisfy any outdoor enthusiast. Enjoy mountain biking, hiking, boating, skiing, off-roading and more, or spend time at any of our three rivers and four lakes. Farmington also boasts a superb variety of special cultural events, museums, galleries, and local theater group events year-round. Learn more about the Farmington area by clicking here.

San Juan College serves as a regional leader in education and provides quality education to approximately 10,000 students seeking academic credit and non-credit programs through face-to-face and online classes each year. San Juan College is proud to serve a unique and culturally diverse population.

SJC Mission and Values

Our mission at San Juan College is to educate and empower individuals to thrive in an ever-changing world.

San Juan College is committed to serving the needs of our students and the community through a process of continuous quality improvement. San Juan College upholds and affirms the values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.

What can you look forward to?

As a Platinum Family Friendly New Mexico Business, San Juan College is dedicated to maintaining a workplace with policies that allow employees and their families to thrive. Below are some of the benefits offered:

Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage options
Generous paid leave plans and holiday pay
Public Employee Pension Plan (NMERB)
Optional 403 (b) Tax Deferred Annuities, 457 and Roth Plans
Flex Spending accounts
Life and Disability coverage
Employee Wellness Incentives
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition waiver
Free SJC Gym Membership
Free Library services

This position is primarily responsible for the configuration, administration, and supervision of the library’s integrated library system (ILS, currently OCLC Worldshare Management Services), leading the library’s technical services operations, and management of the library’s electronic resources. This position maintains the accuracy and integrity of bibliographic and authority records in the online catalog, performs original and copy cataloging, serves as a liaison to New Mexico networked library groups/consortia (e.g. LIBROS), and coordinates with the College’s Information Technology Center (ITC) to ensure access to electronic resources.

Essential Duties
*Serves as system administrator of library’s ILS, configures platform and catalog settings.
*Establishes policies and procedures for technical services operations. Provides oversight for all technical services (cataloging, processing, serials, interlibrary loan, electronic resources) performed by library staff – including related work completed at SJC West Campus library.
*Performs original and copy cataloging and maintenance of catalog records and holdings data. Supervises and works closely with Library Assistant III (Cataloger) to facilitate copy cataloging work, processing of materials, and maintenance of catalog records and holdings data.
*Manages and maintains the library’s electronic collections and resources, coordinates with vendors and the College’s ITC to ensure access to e-resources.
*Maintains statistics and prepares reports related to acquisitions, deletions, cataloging and processing of materials, database and electronic resources usage, etc.
*Performs library webpage(s) edits/updates, coordinates with the College’s ITC as needed.
*Provides onsite and virtual reference and technical services.
*Assists with collection(s) management and development, with a focus toward electronic resources (databases, online journal subscriptions, eBooks, etc.).
*Performs related duties as assigned by the Director of Library Services.
*Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university.
*Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience or service.
*Minimum 1-2 years of cataloging experience and 1 year of experience in another technical services area (electronic resources management, serials, Interlibrary loan).
*Experience administering and configuring OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services or similar ILS.
*Experience coordinating with campus IT to update and maintain EZproxy service (or similar authentication platform) to ensure continuous access to electronic resources.
The following REQUIRED documents must be submitted with application in order to be considered. Upload all required documents under the Application Questions 2 section for “Additional Documents Required”.

Resume (Required)
Cover Letter (Required)
Unofficial Transcripts with qualifying degree conferred. (Required)
List of 3 Supervisor References. (Required)
Letters of Recommendation (Optional)

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