The William H. Hannon Library at Loyola Marymount University seeks an energetic, knowledgeable, and collaborative library assistant. This individual will provide support in development and management of the digital collections, digital scholarship, Digital Commons, the integrated library system, and related library technologies. The Systems and Digital Initiatives Assistant reports to the Head of Systems and Digital Initiatives.
Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific Ocean, LMU is one of the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6,000 undergraduates and nearly 2,200 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education and Law. The William H. Hannon Library (http://library.lmu.edu) was opened in 2009 and serves as the intellectual and cultural hub of the university. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. The library is committed to achieving inclusive excellence and ethnic and racial diversity among our staff.
Typically, a Bachelor's degree.
Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Minimum 3 years experience in a library or information science related position.
Interest in learning new technologies
Evidence of problem-solving skills
Exemplary written and oral communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to follow detailed instructions and carry out very detail oriented tasks
Working knowledge of HTML and web editing tools
Experience with digitization/scanning technologies
Experience using imaging and video editing tools, e.g., Photoshop and iMovie
Experience working with a Library Services Platform/Integrated Library System, e.g., Sierra, Voyager, Millennium, Alma
Experience working with digital asset management or institutional repository system, e.g., Digital Commons, CONTENTdm, Fedora, DSpace
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot technological problems and find appropriate solutions
Experience developing workflows and writing procedures
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.