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Appalachian College Association

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» Job location: Richmond, Kentucky, United States

» Position Title:Technical Services Coordinator

» Employer's nameAppalachian College Association

» Business Sector:Association

» Listing Function:Technical Services

» Employment Type:Full-Time

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Technical Services Coordinator

Appalachian College Association

The Appalachian College Association (ACA) invites applications and nominations

for the position of Technical Services Coordinator.

The Appalachian College Association is a nonprofit consortium of 35 private

four-year liberal arts member institutions located across the central

Appalachian region. Collectively serving over 54,000 students,

the Association actively seeks to enhance and develop both its member

institutions and the people of their home communities through higher

education and related services. One of the most vital services provided

by the ACA is the Bowen Central Library of Appalachia (BCLA).

The BCLA was organized to provide ACA member institutions with the most

advanced library information resources at the most economical price.


All 35 institutions of the ACA have access to a core collection of more

than 150,000 ebook titles as well as additional electronic resources.

The BCLA also provides a Shared Catalog on an Innovative Interfaces plat

form for 28 member institutions. An integrated library system provides

data about physical holdings as well as access to electronic resources,

and includes a proxy server to provide authenticated remote access to resources

for faculty, staff, and students from anywhere in the world.


The Technical Services Coordinator reports to the Director of Library

Programs, and has particular responsibility for providing for the everyday

operations of the BCLA system, serving as a technical resource for consortial

library staff, troubleshooting and resolving technical problems.

Bachelor’s degree required, ALA-accredited masters degree or equivalent

practice preferred. The prosperous candidate will have demonstrated practice

in managing library systems such as Innovative Interfaces, strong communication,

collaboration, and organizational expertise, and excellent MS Office expertise.

Preferred characteristics include database management expertise, web development,

and/or practice managing electronic resources.


candidates should submit a cover letter outlining their qualifications for

this position, a current CV, and the names, email addresses, and phone numbers

for three professional references (references will not be contacted without

permission of finalists). All application materials must be submitted as

PDF files to Library@acaweb.org. A prosperous background check will be

required prior to employment.

Review of applications begins October 30, and continues until the position is filled.

• Location: Lexington

• Post ID: 16514577 lexington
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