Head of Technical Services & E-Resources Librarian

McDaniel College in Westminster, MD has an opening for the Head of Technical Services & E-Resources Librarian position. Posting can be found at McDaniel College website:


Originally posted on UMD iSchool listserv.

McDaniel College’s Hoover Library in Westminster, MD invites applications for a dynamic and innovative Head of Technical Services & E-Resources Librarian. This position will provide leadership for technical services and electronic resources management. This librarian manages the technical service areas of the library, including: Acquisitions, Serials, Cataloging, and Government Documents. Responsible for the maintenance of the Integrated Library System in coordination with the Carroll Library Consortium. Also responsible for development and assessment of electronic resources appropriate to the current and evolving learning needs of McDaniel College. This position provides supervision for three full-time staff and indirectly supervises student assistants. Participates with other librarians in providing reference, instruction, supporting collection development, liaison to assigned departments, and other duties as assigned. Some evening and occasional weekend hours required. This is a full-time position, 35 hours per week, with an anticipated start date of August 31, 2015.

Required Qualifications

ALA accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science. A minimum of three years of progressive experience in library technical services. Demonstrated supervisory skills and technological expertise. Experience with DDC, LCSH, OCLC and MARC21 formats for bibliographic holdings and authority control, and with Integrated Library Systems. Knowledge of current and emerging trends, issues, and best practices in e-resources management and assessment. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work in a strongly collaborative environment and fit into the cross-functional nature and close knit community at a small liberal arts college. Ability to calmly manage stressful situations and juggle multiple tasks and commitments in an effective and timely manner. Ability to successfully lead and complete a wide scope of projects. Demonstrated commitment to the use of new information technologies. Commitment to professional development and service excellence. Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to provide well-reasoned analysis using appropriate research and data resources; developing reports to support conclusions; and aptitude for detailed work.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience developing and delivering curriculum integrated information literacy instruction and providing research assistance in an academic library.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate depending on experience. Position comes with a full benefits package including: medical, dental, and vision coverage; retirement plan includes 5% employer contribution and 5% employer match; tuition remission, and more.

Applications: For best consideration, submit application materials before July 20, 2015 via our online application process at: http://www2.mcdaniel.edu/jobs/. Please include a letter of application addressing specific qualifications and experience as related to this position, a CV, and the names and contact information of three professional references.

One of forty colleges and universities nationwide known for its success at changing the lives of its students, McDaniel College is a selective liberal arts college located in Maryland, an hour’s drive from Baltimore and Washington, DC. Its primary commitment is to outstanding teaching and to fostering critical and creative thinking and humane and responsible action. McDaniel College is an AA/EOE institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. Women and Veterans encouraged to apply.

Brynne Norton
Public Services Management Librarian
McDaniel College
Hoover Library
2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157