Technical Services Librarian


Concordia University Chicago
Library Type: 
Academic Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Mondays-Fridays, 8:00 am-4:30 pm. Works on Saturday every one-two month/s.
From $46,000 DOQ.

Concordia University Chicago invites applications for the full-time, exempt position of Technical Services Librarian. This position is located in River Forest, IL and reports to the Director of Library Services.


Oversees the ordering, receiving, processing, and payment of collection materials.
Responsible for original and copy cataloging.
Maintains thorough knowledge of the Alma library system and WorldCat Discovery.
Serves as the liaison with CARLI and OCLC.
Develops and maintains acquisitions and cataloging policies and procedures.
Supervises binding and preservation.
Trains and supervises student assistants for technical services projects.
Serves as collection development library liaison with academic departments.
Participates in the reference desk coverage.

Skill Sets:

Knowledge of acquisitions and cataloging practices in an automated environment.
Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills.
Strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to work both independently and in cooperation with others.

Minimum Experience Required:

A minimum of three years cataloging experience in an academic library; one year library acquisitions experience.

Education Requirements:

MLS degree from ALA-accredited institution.

Compensation and Benefits:

Starting range is dependent upon individual qualifications and experience. Concordia health, disability and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and their eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are also available for employees and their qualified dependents.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Application Note: 

Interested individuals should include a cover letter, resume and three references with their online application available at

Application Contact: 
Human Resources
Apply To: 
Concordia University Chicago
7400 Augusta Street
River Forest , IL 60305 41° 54' 0.2448" N, 87° 48' 34.2972" W