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Systems and Digital Resources Librarian

Anderson University and the Thrift Library invite applications for a 12-month, full-time administrative staff member as Systems and Digital Resources Librarian. Anderson University is an innovative and entrepreneurial comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning are encouraged to apply.

Job responsibilities for the Systems and Digital Resources Librarian include:

  • Serves as the database administrator for the library’s integrated system in collaboration with PASCAL.
  • Investigates, recommends, implements and troubleshoots APIs and other integrations for the purpose of expediting the quality of work within library departments and/or the user experience with library resources.
  • Troubleshoots and collaborates with others to ensure access and technical support for all digital library resources as well as authentication protocols, proxy configuration, customizing interfaces for electronic resources access and discovery.
  • Provides leadership in solving problems associated with delivery of digital library resources.
  • Collects and analyzes data on the use of collections and services.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance, and advancement of digital projects.
  • Explores, evaluates, and encourages deployment of emergent technologies into library programs and services.
  • Trains faculty and staff in new information technologies.
  • Ensures copyright compliance for digital resources.
  • Locates, creates, and maintains digital content to support academic instruction.
  • Serves as subject specialist to assigned academic departments; creates and maintains related subject guides.
  • Provides information services to users.
  • Participates in professional development for the purpose of continuing education and contributing to the profession.
  • Actively demonstrates leadership by participating in professional responsibilities that serve the Thrift Library, Anderson University, the profession, and the community

Qualified candidates will have a master’s degree in library and information services. Candidates currently enrolled in and working toward completion of a master’s degree in library and information science may be considered. Previous experience and a high level of comfort and proficiency in electronic resources, library technologies, and integrated library systems is desired. Ability to work independently, prioritize among multiple competing projects, manage complex workflows, and sustain a high level of attention to detail is essential.

This is an administrative staff role with a faculty status. To ensure full consideration, please email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcript of relevant graduate coursework, and an Anderson University Staff Application to the Thrift Library Search Committee at


About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is a private Christian institution of higher education committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under applicable local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs.

The dedicated faculty and staff of Anderson University are committed to assuring a Christ-centered educational environment of excellence. In order to fulfil its religious tenets, and as recognized by law, those seeking employment at the University must be of the Christian faith and agree to respect and not undermine the University’s mission, values, vision, and Statement of Faith. Inquiries related to our commitment to diversity may be directed to