Carlow University is a comprehensive Catholic University located
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of
Mercy, Carlow is situated in a culturally rich and diverse urban
setting. Carlow is recognized for educating traditional
students and adult learners for a lifetime of ethical leadership
Carlow University invites applications for the position of
Electronic Resources and Administrative Librarian. This
position reports to the Executive Director of the Library and
Responsibilities and Scope of Functions:
- Manages the
processes of acquiring, licensing, and accessing all electronic
resources including databases, software, and online services.
troubleshoots, and updates databases and online services such as
EBSCO Discovery Service, EBSCO Full Text Finder, EZ Proxy, Rapid
ILL holdings, Relais/E-Z Borrow, etc.
- Oversees all
functions of the hosted Integrated Library System (Symphony).
- Runs daily,
monthly, and yearly money, maintenance, and statistical reports in
the integrated library system and monthly database reports.
- Handles and
oversees the library's operating budget (except acquisitions) which
involves creating check requests, preparing monthly budget reports,
and communicating with the Business Office when necessary.
- Works closely
with the Technical Services Department in: assisting in any
problems, assisting with weeding, keeping withdrawn statistics,
deleting holdings in the ILS and OCLC Connexion, checking invoices
against shipments, creating a new book list, being in charge of
inventory and clean-up, conducting the final check of items before
- Assists with
Public Services functions such as Rapid ILL, E-Z Borrow, in-person
and electronic reference services, book displays, and online
- Creates and
maintains library public relations materials, surveys, LibGuides,
and website (Ektron).
with vendors, colleagues, and patrons effectively.
- Serves as a
liaison to numerous departments in acquiring library resources
(both print and electronic).
administrative assistance by maintaining library files and
confidential personnel records, etc.
Executive Director in developing, coordinating, and implementing
general library policies and procedures.
- Assists the
Executive Director in decision-making on the cancellation of
underused resources and continued or new subscriptions based on
- Serves on
degree in library and/or information science from an American
Library Association (ALA) accredited school.
- Minimum 3
years library experience, preferably in an academic setting.
interpersonal, communication, and writing skills.
knowledge of integrated library systems - preferably SirsiDynix
- Ability to
work independently and collaboratively.
computer skills (Outlooks, Microsoft Office)
Must reflect an understanding of and commitment to the mission
and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy.
Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest
standards of ethical conduct. They commit to act with
integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward
the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or
commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and
Send cover letter and resume to HR9@carlow.edu.
Carlow University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. We strive for a campus that reflects our urban setting
and is inclusive of underrepresented groups to enhance our