TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Ten-month (1 August-31 May) hourly appointment, 35 hours per week, responsible to the Director of Geisler Library. This position is responsible for two aspects of library resource sharing: interlibrary lending & borrowing and the recording, distribution, and retention of campus event recordings. Both functions require ensuring compliance with lending policies and terms, license requirements, and copyright restrictions. The successful candidate will have effective organizational and technical skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences.
Communicate effectively with students, faculty, and staff members.
Use multiple and complex online library systems to fulfill and process incoming and outgoing requests, for both digital and physical resources.
Receive and respond to requests in a timely manner.
Oversee copyright clearance agreement listing titles for payment.
Manage interlibrary loan statistics and reporting.
Coordinate digital video recording, preservation, and retention.
Conduct digital video recording of selected campus events.
Perform routine video editing and distribute or store video files according to library policy.
Manage recording agreements.
Train and oversee the work of student assistants.
Contribute to strategy and future planning for resource sharing.
Work collaboratively with other library staff to support Geisler Library’s mission.
Continue ongoing professional development training (i.e. library staff meetings, on- or off-campus workshops, area conferences, etc.)
Some evenings and weekend may be required when student staff not available.
To apply for this position visit http://www.central.edu/job-seekers/. Review of applications will begin 9 September and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates recommended for employment are subject to a background check. Please submit the following materials online:
a letter of interest relating to your qualifications for the position.
an updated resume
names and contact information of three references
a completed College employment application form.
Central College is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to creating a diverse community. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Central College is a drug/tobacco free workplace. Academic positions at Central College use E-verify.
Bachelor’s degree, plus one to three years of effective experience. Strong computer skills. Must be able to maintain confidentiality. Some evenings and weekend may be required when student staff not available.
About Central College
Founded in 1853, Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, residential four-year liberal arts college known for its academic rigor and strength in global experiential learning, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), sustainability education, athletics success and tradition, and leadership and service. Central continues to value its long-standing relationship with the Reformed Church in America. The college participates in NCAA Division III athletics and is a member of the American Rivers Conference. Central is an active part of the Greater Des Moines region and just minutes from Lake Red Rock, Iowa's largest lake.