Information Services Librarian

Memphis, TN
Oct 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.

The Information Services Division Barret Library is looking for a forward thinking, service oriented and motivated individual to work in a collaborative team. Rhodes College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented populations and/or those with demonstrated commitment to working with diverse and historically underrepresented populations. The successful candidate will provide assistance in the areas of information technology support, networking, and traditional reference and media services. Provide reference and helpdesk support/first-tier technology support to students, faculty and staff. Participate in library and technology instruction while actively leading and guiding the efficiency and user-oriented attitude of the Information Desk. Serve as Barret liaison to academic departments in partnership with the faculty, which includes active participation in collection management. Resolve basic questions from users with software products (Microsoft Office, etc), projects and the campus network. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Maintain online documentation, the Information Services Website, Worldshare (WMS) management, and the ticket management knowledgebase and reports.Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five (5) years professional library experience or related experience are the minimum requirement. Relevant Master's degree strongly preferred (American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master of Library Science (MLS), Master of Arts, Master of Librarianship, Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS), and Master of Science) and a minimum of three (3) years professional library experience, preferably in an academic setting. Experience with first-tier information technology support required. Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization, and analytic skills. Ability to work creatively, collaboratively and effectively both as a team member and independently. Skill in the use of library components (including instruction), technology and web applications. Must have experience with integrating new technologies into the delivery of information systems and with technology support. Facility with integrated library systems, learning management systems, and/or web content management systems preferred. Strong organizational and communication skills as well as demonstrated ability to relate to students, faculty and staff required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office required. Must be able to work evening and weekend hours as necessary.

Please visit to apply online. A complete application includes a cover letter, a rsum and the names of three references. Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and provides opportunities for cultural and recreational activities.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.