Human Resources


Shared ILS Librarian

Reed College is accepting applications for a full-time, 3-year limited duration position reporting to the library’s director of collection services.  Plans, organizes, and manages transition from the current Innovative Interfaces, Inc. integrated library system (ILS) to the new Ex Libris ILS to be shared by the libraries of the Orbis Cascade Alliance.  Works with library staff to configure the system for optimal use by the library staff and the Reed community, prepare data for migration, and ensure optimal system performance. Participates in Alliance training and provides training and support for library staff and departments utilizing these library systems and related information technologies. We seek energetic candidates who welcome the opportunity to play a leadership role in providing library services to an intensely academic community. 

Minimum qualifications:  ALA-accredited master’s degree in library/information science. At least one year professional library experience or at least one year of paraprofessional experience directly relevant to the duties and responsibilities of this position. Experience working with integrated library systems in an academic library, metadata and cataloging experience and a strong interest in undergraduate liberal arts education.

Desirable qualifications: Technical knowledge and expertise with large scale, networked, integrated, library-specific information systems. Strong analytical, technical, and troubleshooting skills for complex applications. Demonstrated familiarity with cataloging and metadata standards, communication standards, and classification systems. Background or experience in supporting diverse populations of faculty and students.

Minimum starting salary is $53,287.

To apply, please submit a letter of introduction discussing your qualifications, along with your resume or curriculum vitae, a list of three professional references and a completed Reed Application for Employment form (original or scanned) via email to:

The Reed Application for Employment is located at:

Equal Opportunity Employer

Classification:     Librarian
Grade:               E-8

Deadline: February 18, 2013