Electronic Resources and Instruction Librarian (Asst. Librarian)

Company Name: 
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
Orangeburg, SC
Job Description: 

The Electronic Resources and Instruction Librarian will be responsible for management of electronic resources and services including the Ex-Libris, Rialto, Open Athens, Springshare and library databases.  This position will also contribute to general library services such as instruction, reference, collection development and circulation.

Serves as onsite manager of Ex-Libris, manages and maintains all technical aspects of library electronic resources and service.  Serves as liaison to IT department and database vendors to manage proxy server access, configuration, changes and issues.  Investigates, evaluates, and recommends new technologies that will improve or expand services and access to library resources.

Provides reference services to library users in person and online.   Assists patrons with library’s online catalog, print resources, electronic databases, and the internet through individual instruction and/or research consultations.  Assists students in the use of library resources and equipment. Helps staff the front desk.

Collaborates with Head Librarian to create instructional materials which support student and curricular needs and to design and maintain library web content for multiple sites/programs.  

Teaches library instruction sessions and orientations for in person classes that incorporate active learning techniques, information literacy skills, and digital literacy skills. 

Collaborates with Head Librarian to plan, develop, teach, and assesses library instruction in person and online. Works as an embedded librarian in online and in person classes.

Assists in the collection development initiative, including selection, deselection, and inventory. Oversees the development and operation of assessment tools for data related to library collections and resources.

Promotes library resources and services to students, faculty, and staff through traditional and electronic methods.  Maintains the library’s social media presence.  

 Participates in staff development, college wide meetings and activities, college committees and other duties as assigned.  

Salary:  Depends on Qualifications


Graduate degree in library science or in a related field such as learning resources or information technology.  Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited American Library Association college or university preferred. Knowledge of Ex-Libris, Springhare and Open Athens software is preferred. One to three years of experience working in a college or university library (recent graduates are encouraged to apply).

How to Apply: 

Persons interested in this opportunity should apply on-line at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/octech; or www.careers.sc.gov.  Please complete the State application to include current and previous work history and education.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications.   For additional information please contact HR 803-535-1209