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Current Vacancies
Technical Services Librarian
The Bishop Payne Library at Virginia Theological Seminary, a graduate school of theology in Alexandria, VA, seeks a full-time Technical Services Librarian. Duties include original and copy cataloguing in all formats; name and series authority work; training and supervising staff; overseeing system administration and technical processing. Additional duties include establishing department priorities; collecting and analyzing data; create reports; and serve as liaison between the department and other library staff regarding bibliographic control of library materials. This position will also serve as Librarian in Charge as needed. Some evening and week-end hours required.

The successful candidate must be knowledgeable of MARC formats, RDA, Library of Congress Subject Headings and the Library of Congress classification system. An ALA-accredited master’s degree in library science is required. Ability to move library materials up to 35 pounds required.

Educational background in theology, church history, or Biblical studies preferred. 2 years of cataloging experience preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Experience with Innovative Interfaces library system preferred.

Those interested in applying are invited to submit a resume and cover letter by May 15, 2016.

VTS is committed to racial and ethnic diversity at every level of its life and mission. VTS is an EEOC employer.

Remodeling Assistant
Virginia Theological Seminary, a graduate school of theology in Alexandria, VA, seeks a full-time Remodeling Assistant to perform tasks in all trades associated with painting and remodeling under the general supervision of the Painting and Remodeling Supervisor.

Duties include: remodeling tasks in the areas of carpentry rough in and finish, drywall installation and finishing and painting. Successful candidates would also have some experience in plumbing, electrical, tile work, flooring and wall covering in addition to various general maintenance and snow removal duties as requested. Candidates should also be comfortable with moving furniture and appliances as needed.
 
The successful candidate will possess 1-3 years of experience in the trades associated with building and remodeling; knowledge of the equipment, methods, practices and safety associated with tools in the painting and remodeling trades; ability to follow and give clear written and oral instructions; possession of a valid state motor vehicle operator license; and the ability to lift up to 80 pounds on an ongoing basis.
 
 
VTS is committed to racial and ethnic diversity at every level of its life and mission. VTS is an EEOC employer.


Ministry Job Openings
If you would like to have a ministry job opening posted internally for our seniors, lay or ordained, please send a job description (Word or PDF) to ministryopenings@vts.edu. Job descriptions will remain on the website for 2 months from the date of receipt then will be removed.

Please email ministryopenings@vts.edu if the position fills before the two months have ended so that we can remove the job description, or if you wish us to place the job description back on the website for an additional period of time after its expiration.

All seniors looking for opportunities after graduation should contact Shelagh Casey-Brown in the Alumni Office by e-mail or by phone, 703-461-1711.