The University of the District of Columbia is currently seeking candidates for the position of Access Services Librarian. This highly visible position supports the mission of the university and division by overseeing all aspects of the library’s circulation and reserves operations (Alma/Primo VE/ILLiad/Springshare). Reporting to the director of the library, the librarian works collaboratively with circulation staff and librarians to enhance existing access services and develop new services, policies, and strategies, with an emphasis on superior customer service. The librarian diplomatically responds to patron concerns, complaints, and suggestions. This is a 12-month position. Some evening and weekend work is required.
The only public institution of higher education in the nation’s capital, the University of the District of Columbia is a land grant institution of higher learning dedicated to providing quality, career focused undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and credentials needed to launch, enhance, or change careers. The University is a member of the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC), which manages the shared integrated library catalog, the high-density off-site shared collections facility, the consortium and interlibrary loan systems, the Islandora digital repository, and other initiatives. Librarians are expected to serve on appropriate WRLC committees and other task forces, as assigned.
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Please note that as this is a tenure-track faculty position, the posting includes standard language from the University regarding terminal degrees and teaching. However, this librarian position does not involve teaching so those without teaching experience should not hesitate to apply. The MLS is the appropriate terminal degree for librarians.
Applications received before September 9, 2019 will receive first consideration.