Assistant Librarian: Systems & Technical Services
Trinity Western University
Langley, BC
Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia, Canada's leading faith-based university, invites applications for Assistant Librarian, Systems & Technical Services for the Norma Marion Alloway Library. Alloway Library provides the primary curricular and teaching research support for the University.

Job Summary:
The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for management and administrationof all library systems that support the Library's delivery of services and resources to its users. In addition to the core integrated library system (SirsiDynix Symphony), other key systems include RelaislLL, the interlibrary loan system, and EBSCO's EDS, the library's discovery search software as well as a variety of related software and platforms that support the library's operations.Additional responsibilities include: budgeting, overseeing acquisitions, and supervising library technicians.
Job Standards/Requirements
Education:• ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent.• Bachelor's degree in a related discipline an asset (e.g. Computer Science) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.Experience:• Three years relevant experience in a library environment, including at least two years in a systems environment and/or Technical Services, or an equivalent combination oftraining and experience.• Supervisory experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:• Must demonstrate both aptitude and interest in systems, technology and technical services related work• Strong analytical and problem-resolution skills• Thorough understanding of library services, collections, technologies and resources• Solid knowledge of current integrated library systems and bibliographic discovery layers, software and platforms (ILS, discovery tools, link resolvers, collection management software etc.)• Solid knowledge of core library functions and the interrelated workflows between departments, especially in Technical Services• Experience administering an integrated library system (Symphony preferred) • Manage acquisition of new resources & related budget functions, records, management reports and discipline allocations• Ability to synthesize information and analyze requirements to document business specifications and determine solutions• Knowledge of relevant electronic databases and online resources• Competence with computer applications generally used in a business environment• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including technical writing for requirements specifications
Other Qualifications: Demonstrate an appreciation for a liberal arts education; a collegial business style; a professional public image and service orientation; and a progressive approach to technology.
Personal: Warm-hearted, committed, dedicated, and mature evangelical Christian, with a keen desire to serve in work, church, family, and community. Firm commitment to TWU's mission, community standards, and statement of faith. Impeccable character and reputation. Pleasing personality. Positive and progressive outlook in a busy and challenging environment.

Salary and Benefits:
Commensurate with experience and academic/professional qualifications.
Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Other:
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia, Canada's leading faith-based university, invites applications for Assistant Librarian, Systems & Technical Services for the Norma Marion Alloway Library. Alloway Library provides the primary curricular and teaching research support for the University.

Job Summary:
The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for management and administration of all library systems that support the Library's delivery of services and resources to its users. In addition to the core integrated library system (SirsiDynix Symphony), other key systems include RelaislLL, the interlibrary loan system, and EBSCO's EDS, the library's discovery search software as well as a variety of related software and platforms that support the library's operations.
Additional responsibilities include: budgeting, overseeing acquisitions, and supervising library technicians.

Job Standards/Requirements

Education:
ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent.
Bachelor's degree in a related discipline an asset (e.g. Computer Science) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Experience:
Three years relevant experience in a library environment, including at least two years in a systems environment and/or Technical Services, or an equivalent combination oftraining and experience.
Supervisory experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must demonstrate both aptitude and interest in systems, technology and technical services related work
Strong analytical and problem-resolution skills
Thorough understanding of library services, collections, technologies and resources
Solid knowledge of current integrated library systems and bibliographic discovery layers, software and platforms (ILS, discovery tools, link resolvers, collection management software etc.)
Solid knowledge of core library functions and the interrelated workflows between departments, especially in Technical Services
Experience administering an integrated library system (Symphony preferred)
Manage acquisition of new resources & related budget functions, records, management reports and discipline allocations
Ability to synthesize information and analyze requirements to document business specifications and determine solutions
Knowledge of relevant electronic databases and online resources
Competence with computer applications generally used in a business environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including technical writing for requirements specifications to technology.

Other Qualifications: Demonstrate an appreciation for a liberal arts education; a collegial business style; a professional public image and service orientation; and a progressive approach

Personal: Warm-hearted, committed, dedicated, and mature evangelical Christian, with a keen desire to serve in work, church, family, and community. Firm commitment to TWU's mission, community standards, and statement of faith. Impeccable character and reputation. Pleasing personality. Positive and progressive outlook in a busy and challenging environment.

Salary and Benefits:
Commensurate with experience and academic/professional qualifications.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Other:
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.