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We're Hiring! Systems Librarian Position Now Open

by Ellan Jenkinson on 2022-05-20T11:14:00-04:00 | Comments

PASCAL is seeking a Systems Librarian. We’re looking for a service-oriented, detail-driven, creative individual to join a team supporting a statewide academic Shared Library Service Platform (SLSP) as a Systems Librarian. The system is an Ex Libris Alma and Primo VE implementation for 55 academic libraries. The team also supports a single-sign on solution, OpenAthens, for 44 of its member libraries. Working in close cooperation with other members of the SLSP Team, the incumbent will develop technical expertise within the system in order to support the team’s mission to provide effective and efficient support to member libraries.

We are committed to helping our future colleague develop their knowledge, skills and abilities.  The position will provide an opportunity to gain substantial, marketable technical experience managing state-of-the-art library technology in an exciting environment.    Applicants are encouraged to think broadly about and communicate how their skills and experiences transfer to the qualifications in ways that may not be immediately obvious. We welcome applicants with a range of experiences, including those new to the profession.  We are seeking applicants that are committed to developing a career in academic, systems or consortial librarianship. PASCAL values a collaborative approach to meeting user needs, a willingness to experiment with new methods and technologies, and an openness to change.

PASCAL is an Academic Library Consortium serving over 228,000 students attending one of the institutions in South Carolina’s diverse community of colleges and universities. Our 56 members range from our largest public research university, the University of South Carolina with over 33,000 FTE to Clinton College, an independent, historically black college with around 300 students. To learn more about PASCAL and our broad range of programming, please visit our website.

PASCAL is a program within the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, (CHE). The consortium is governed by an independent Board of Directors. It is funded by the member libraries and the state of South Carolina.   

This is a permanent position. Employment is through the State of South Carolina. PASCAL team-members are categorized as temporary grant employees of the CHE by the state. However, positions are funded by the PASCAL membership which considers them to be permanent positions. We offer a robust benefits package and a competitive salary. 

The PASCAL team works primarily via telecommuting, although the telework site must be located within the state of South Carolina.

The position is currently posted and will remain open through July 21, 2022.  Applications must be submitted through the South Carolina State Government’s employment website.

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