Allegheny College, a small selective national liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of Academic Technologies Librarian (ATL). The position is a full-time,
exempt, position reporting to the Associate Director of the Library in Library and Information Technology Services (LITS).
We are seeking an individual who understands the management and discovery of academic technologies used in higher education. In collaboration with LITS staff, the successful candidate will be the primary technical support person for the learning management system, library service platform, resource sharing system, and discovery platforms, including Canvas, Ex Libris Alma, Summon, and Primo VE, and OCLC ILLiad. The ATL will also manage internally-created digital resources, including manuscripts, images, audio / video, and student / faculty research and publications. In particular, the candidate will be responsible for managing the library’s DSpace institutional repository and Allegheny’s collections in JSTOR Forum.
Qualifications and Educational Requirements: The position requires a Masters in Library Science, Information Science or equivalent. Recent library school graduates are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have an understanding of learning management systems, library service platforms, discovery platforms, institutional repositories, and digital asset management systems. LITS staff at Allegheny are dynamic, adaptable, multifaceted individuals who enjoy learning new skills, collaborating with team members, and tackling complex problems. Candidates must have excellent analytical, organizational, project management, and listening skills. Applicants with the ability to identify and apply best practices through the lens of institutional need and culture are desired.
As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny also is one of the few colleges in the country that requires students to choose both a major and a minor, helping to cultivate intellectual growth and the creative, big-picture thinking desired by employers and graduate schools. In its 2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny in the top 20 among all national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching.
The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits. Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,800 with students from 47 states (plus AE, DC, PR, and VI) and 70 countries. The College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or by e-mail to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.