Librarian | UVF



(POSTED August 14, 2019)


The librarian is responsible for overall library administration, services, and physical facility. The successful candidate will manage the library staff and student workers.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Oversight of Technical and Public Services operations including, cataloging, collection development, electronic resources, and assessment.
  • Establish a vision for resources, facilities, and services of the library to meet the needs of local and remote students, faculty, and staff
  • Plan for and implement institutional archive including curation, cataloging, and displays.
  • Develop strategic goals for the library in keeping with the mission of the University.
  • Develop the library budget plan and manage the approved budget
  • Develop and implement library policies and procedures to optimize library support for teaching and research
  • Develop and maintain beneficial partnerships with relevant library networks and consortia
  • Participate in institutional governance through faculty meetings, committee service, and other appropriate means
  • Provide information literacy aligned with ACRL standards.
  • Promote library resources, services and facilities to the University community
  • Ensure statistics are gathered and reported, including (IPEDS), surveys, self-studies, and analyses of library resources, services and facilities
  • Oversight of subscription database services including contract negotiations and adherence.
  • Collaborate with faculty to ensure

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program
  • Experience using OCLC services, and knowledge of national cataloging standards.
  • Familiarity with SirsiDynix ILS system is preferred.
  • Three to five years of progressive experience in an academic library setting is required.
  • A proven record in working successfully with diverse populations.
  • A positive attitude and ability to plan and adapt to change.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with University departments and cross-functional teams.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in use of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and related applications.
  • An openly committed Christian, living a Spirit-filled life (Acts 2:4, Ephesians 5:18ff); affirming a doctrinal position consistent with Assemblies of God beliefs

The University:

The University of Valley Forge (UVF) is an accredited Christian university of the Arts, Sciences, and Professions located on a beautiful 100+ acre campus in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. With over 40 undergraduate majors, six graduate programs, and dozens of credentialed and dedicated professors, UVF is committed to the mission to prepare individuals for a life of service and leadership in the church and the world. The University hereby affirms its commitment to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a disabled veteran.

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