Electronic Access and Serials Librarian, Clarion University, Clarion, PA

Clarion University Libraries seeks applicants for a nine-month, full-time, tenure-track Electronic Access and Serials Librarian to begin January 2017. Summer work is optional with additional work opportunities available. Position is contingent on the availability of funding.

The position is responsible for providing and overseeing integrated access to serials resources, both electronic and print, including cataloging and database maintenance activities. Related responsibilities consist of the evaluation and assessment of products and services in relation to serials management, the resolution of access problems, the collection and analysis of usage statistics, and the ability to remain current about emerging metadata standards and technologies in the management and description of serials in all formats. Additional responsibilities include serving as the library liaison with selected academic departments, participating in the library’s information literacy instruction program, providing individualized instruction at the reference desk, serving on Library and University committees, and contributing to the profession through scholarly and creative activity.  The person in this position reports to the Dean of Libraries and collaborates with the Department Chair, Coordinators of Technical Services and Reference and Information Services and the Library Systems Administrator to effectively accomplish departmental goals.

Clarion University, founded in 1867, is a master’s comprehensive public university and part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).  The University is located in rural northwestern PA, known for its natural beauty and outdoor activities, and is conveniently located off of I-80.  Clarion offers its 5,700+ students over 90 degree programs, including 27 nationally accredited programs, which is the most in the Pennsylvania system.  The University has two campuses – its 128-acre main campus and the Venango campus located in Oil City.  Clarion serves diverse, motivated undergraduate and graduate students who want to learn and grow in a small and supportive environment.

For further details on this position, including job description and requirements please visit: https://jobs.clarion.edu. For fullest consideration candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses your qualifications and experience for the position, and three letters of reference by October 24, 2016.  All applicants must apply online at https://jobs.clarion.edu.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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