Content Delivery Librarian

Company Name: 
Columbia, SC
Job Description: 

The Content Delivery Librarian is a member of PASCAL’s Content & Services Team and is responsible for developing and coordinating content delivery services in conjunction with our statewide implementation of the Alma/Primo shared library service platform and building on our 13 year old rapid print delivery program, PASCAL Delivers.

The Content & Services team’s major areas of activity include electronic resource licensing, shared print and electronic collection management, resource sharing, and affordable learning. The team is responsible for training, communication and assessment regarding programs and the PASCAL value proposition. The CS team coordinates with PASCAL’s Shared Library Services Program (SLSP) team and member librarians in leveraging the state’s shared Alma-Primo system to support its activities.

Working closely with other team members, the SLSP team, and member librarians, the Content Delivery Librarian will coordinate planning, implementation and management of a redesigned statewide resource sharing program.

To review the full position description and apply please follow link to the South Carolina state government job website below.

PASCAL is a consortium of 56 college and university libraries housed within the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. PASCAL fosters cooperation on a broad range of issues including shared licensing of electronic resources, universal borrowing, collaborative collection management, affordable learning, and library systems support. PASCAL is in the process of implementing a shared library service platform using Alma/Primo for 55 libraries. Learn more about PASCAL:

*PLEASE NOTE: One frequently asked question about our positions involves the state's "job-type" description for PASCAL jobs as "Temporary Grant" positions. This is required for positions that are not funded using state-appropriated funds. PASCAL positions are funded by the membership and the consortium considers this a permanent staff position, and funds a full benefits package.

Salary: $45,000--$65,000 DOE


Minimum Requirements

Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university. Knowledge of academic resource access operations, including print rapid delivery, interlibrary loan, circulation, scan and deliver services. Three years relevant professional experience.

Additional Requirements: Knowledge of discovery of UX in relation to support of access; outstanding oral and written communication skills; strong planning and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively; demonstrated flexibility in adapting to change; ability to work well under pressure; ability to meet deadlines; excellent ability to organize and prioritize competing demands; and ability to travel to meetings.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience managing access and resource sharing services in a large scale academic or consortial environment; excellent analytical skills; program management experience; knowledge or experience with the Alma/Primo Library Service Platform fulfillment functionality; experience in a research-level academic library environment; familiarity with academic library consortia; knowledge of or familiarity with provision of library content or services in one or more of the following areas:

  • electronic resource licensing
  • shared print and electronic collection management
  • affordable learning
  • outreach and assessment.
How to Apply: 

To review the full position description and apply please follow link to the South Carolina state government job website.