Technical Services Librarian- Virginia Theological Seminary- Alexandria, VA


Employment Opportunity
Technical Services Librarian

The Bishop Payne Library at Virginia Theological Seminary, a graduate school of theology in Alexandria, VA, seeks a full-time Technical Services Librarian. Duties include original and copy cataloguing in all formats; name and series authority work; training and supervising staff; overseeing system administration and technical processing. Additional duties include establishing department priorities; collecting and analyzing data; create reports; and serve as liaison between the department and other library staff regarding bibliographic control of library materials. This position will also serve as Librarian in Charge as needed. Some evening and week-end hours required.

The successful candidate must be knowledgeable of MARC formats, RDA, Library of Congress Subject Headings and the Library of Congress classification system. An ALA-accredited master’s degree in library science is required. Ability to move library materials up to 35 pounds required.

Educational background in theology, church history, or Biblical studies preferred. 2 years of cataloging experience preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Experience with Innovative Interfaces library system preferred.

Those interested in applying are invited to submit a resume and cover letter by May 15, 2016.

VTS is committed to racial and ethnic diversity at every level of its life and mission. VTS is an EEOC employer.

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