With campuses on Southern California’s picturesque Palos Verdes Peninsula, in the vibrant urban community of San Pedro in Los Angeles, and the rural, Northern California community of Lake County, Marymount California University (MCU) is a student-centered, Catholic learning environment for students of all faiths who seek to transform their lives and achieve their academic, professional, and life goals. MCU offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including Bachelor degree programs in Business, Media Studies, Liberal Arts, Psychology and Master degrees (M.S.) programs in Community Psychology, Leadership & Global Development, and a M.B.A. MCU values a holistic, interdisciplinary approach in all programs. Field-based action research sites in San Pedro and Lake County provide opportunities for faculty and students to collaborate and contribute to the literature on action research and community development. At Marymount, our caring faculty and staff are the catalyst for the remarkable transformation taking place in our students and for the meaningful integration of teaching, learning, scholarship, and service. We are currently accepting applications for
ELECTRONIC RESOURCES & SYSTEMS LIBRARIAN
Available July 1, 2014
Reporting to the Director of Library Services, the Electronic Resources & Systems Librarian (ERSL) collaboratively supports the instructional, information, research and curriculum needs of the university by providing leadership and responsibility for planning, implementing and maintaining library digital systems, resources and services for supporting a multi-site university.
SOME ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
§ Works with the MCU Library team to manage and ensure access to electronic resources, which includes: subscription databases, e-books, e-journals, e-reserves and other digital content.
§ Manages and troubleshoots remote access to library resources and databases, including Waterfront and Lake County.
§ Helps to oversee proper functioning of the Library’s Integrated Library System (ILS), including managing platform changes and updates as necessary.
§ Actively participates in the Library’s information literacy instructional program, including working with the library team in the development, delivery and assessment of information literacy curriculum.
§ Coordinates the maintenance of the Library’s website and ensures compliance with existing university policies regarding copyright laws, ADA standards, University branding and style guidelines, and security policies.
§ Works to develop dynamic content delivery and enhance the user experience as evaluated from user feedback.
§ Coordinates testing and evaluation of new platforms or technologies for the library
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Masters in Library/Information Science (M.L.I.S.) from an ALA-accredited program is required. Two years of experience in an academic library setting preferred, demonstrated experience working with current technology
TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume or C.V., transcripts, salary history, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to Karen Thordarson, Director of Human Resources, Marymount California University, 30800 Palos Verdes Dr. East, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275. Email materials to: careers@marymountcalifornia.