Technical Services Librarian (Eureka College, Illinois)

Technical Services Librarian (Eureka College, Illinois)

Eureka College seeks applicants for the position of Technical Services Librarian. Responsibilities include the acquisitions, cataloging, and ongoing collection development and maintenance of print, serial, visual, and digital materials. Faculty Status, non-tenure track position; 12 month contract with four weeks paid vacation.

Tentative start date is July 1, 2012. Eureka is a small residential liberal arts college located equidistant between the cities of Peoria and Bloomington/Normal. The campus is situated on 112 wooded acres with 24 academic and residential buildings in the city of Eureka, Illinois. Focused on excellence in learning, service, and leadership, Eureka graduates include forty-two college presidents, seven governors and members of Congress, and the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Wilson Reagan. Eureka currently has almost 800 students enrolled in 24 degree programs. Chartered in 1855 to provide a “non-sectarian liberal arts” education by abolitionists who were members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Eureka was the first college in Illinois and the third in the nation to admit men and women on an equal basis. Position requirements: MLS from an accredited institution with emphasis and experience in MARC Record cataloging in an ILS environment (e.g. Voyager) and OCLC required. Familiarity with acquisitions work-flows, cataloging serials and electronic resources, and collection development practices at a private four year college preferred. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, list of references, statement of philosophy for technical services, and transcripts electronically to (please put “Technical Services Librarian” in subject heading); pdf format preferred, WORD format acceptable. Print materials may be sent to Lori Guth, Human Resources Coordinator, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka IL 61530. Questions about the position should be directed to Mr. Anthony Glass, chair of the search committee, at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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