Westminster Choir College of Rider University invites applications for a full-time Systems Administrator and Electronic Resources Librarian for its Talbott Library in Princeton, New Jersey to start September 1, 2019.
The successful candidate will be responsible for: managing administrative aspects of an integrated library system, including the management and implementation of ILS-related software; maintaining digital library resources, including digital books, streaming audio and video databases; working closely with the IT department to resolve issues quickly.
Library faculty members also cover a workload which may include reference work, information literacy instruction, collection development, and other professional activities.
Westminster Choir College of Rider University is composed of faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds who come together and create a vibrant, living and learning community. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Westminster and the surrounding community are highly desired. Applicants should be experienced with, and committed to, working with such a diverse population.
Talbott Library values diversity among its faculty and is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community.
A Master's degree from an ALA accredited library school or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree along with a degree in music is required. The successful candidate should possess: a working knowledge of library systems; the electronic resources life cycle; familiarity with a variety of music resources; bibliographic knowledge of one or more languages in addition to English.
Evidence of high level of interpersonal, organizational and technical project management skills; evidence of strong oral and written communications skills; evidence of ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a collegial, team work environment and maintain positive professional working relationships; and evidence of ability to work gracefully with diverse temperaments.
Preferred qualifications include: A second Master's degree (which is required for tenure); familiarity with Sierra ILS, and EDS; evidence of initiative and resourcefulness in past activities; experience in managing a diverse range of activities in a highly visible, face paced academic environment.
About Rider University:
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has once again been included as one of the nation's best universities by US News & World Report 2019 and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category at number 35. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its
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About Rider University
"As a learner-centered University dedicated to the education of the whole student, Rider provides students the intellectual resources and breadth of student life opportunities of a comprehensive university with the personal attention and close student-faculty interactions of a liberal arts college.Through a commitment to high quality teaching, scholarship and experiential opportunities, faculty on both campuses provide undergraduate and graduate students rigorous and relevant programs of study to expand their intellectual, cultural and personal horizons and develop their leadership skills. Our highly regarded programs in the arts, social sciences, sciences, music, business and education challenge students to become active learners who can acquire, interpret, communicate and apply knowledge within and across disciplines to foster the integrative thinking required in a complex and rapidly changing world."