Minnesota State University Moorhead's Livingston Lord Library seeks a service-oriented, collaborative, and flexible Electronic Resources Librarian. We seek someone who will support the library's mission to sustain research, support curricula, teach critical thinking, advance information literacy skills, encourage reading, advocate intellectual freedom, and enhance thoughtful, informed citizenship. Broadly speaking, the Electronic Resources Librarian is responsible for the day-to-day activities related to the Libraries' licensed e-resources throughout their life cycle. More specifically, the position responsibilities are:
Manage electronic resource access, including access to databases, journals, streaming video, and e-books, primarily through our Electronic Resource Management System, A-Z Journals list, link resolver, proxy server, Ex Libris's PRIMO/ALMA, and the university's institutional repository (Digital Commons)
Coordinate support and troubleshooting for any technical electronic access issues that arise
Oversee the tracking, management, and provision of electronic resource usage statistics and overlap analysis
Communicate with team members and other library personnel about electronic access issues
Manage projects related to this position
Mentor, train, and supervise a library technician
Serve as a member of the Technical Services, OER, and Assessment teams
Participate in assigned committees
Read and interpret license agreements to ensure compliance and manage the Electronic Resource Management System
Engage in scholarly research or creative achievement to enhance knowledge of field.
Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study in the field to enhance abilities.
Contribute to student growth and development.
Responsibility for the lifecycle of the library's eResources: implementation, testing, troubleshooting, and customizing for the best user experience
All librarians fully participate in liaison activities for assigned academic departments, such as collection development, advanced reference, and instruction. Librarians also participate in general reference/research assistance (including some nights and weekends) and in faculty governance of the library.
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited Library and Information Studies program or foreign equivalent
Detailed understanding of current models, practices, and tools used by academic libraries for the acquisition and management of e-resources
Demonstrated aptitude and experience with relevant information technology, such as integrated library systems (e.g. Ex Libris ALMA/PRIMO), open-url resolvers, and Microsoft Office including proficiency with Excel
Good problem-solving, communication, and analytical skills
Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
Strong service orientation
Second subject Master's degree
Recent experience with institutional repositories
Recent experience with networking technologies (both wired and wireless)
Knowledge of best practices for discoverability and/or web accessibility to library resources
Knowledge of standards, protocols and structures (e.g., openURL/z39.50, central authentication services, and electronic data interchange (EDI))
Knowledge of database design
Knowledge of markup languages (e.g., HTML, XML) and software (e.g., link resolver, metasearch, data collection, and ERMS)
Creating documentation and reports and generating statistics to assess collections
Providing reference, instruction, and collection development liaison duties in an academic library
Supervision of classified staff
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment
Two years of current experience managing electronic resources and/or troubleshooting resource access
Completed applications received on or before June 12, 2019 will receive consideration.
To be considered by the search committee, applications must include: curriculum vitae or resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts from all degree granting institutions, and names/contact information for three professional references. Letters of recommendation may be requested for candidates chosen to interview. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.
The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of all academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins. The University regrets that we are unable to offer H1-B sponsorship at this time.
Vehicle Notice: NOTICE : In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check. NOTICE : In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (Minnesota State) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check. Institution: MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY MOORHEAD Eeo Notice: The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of all academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins. The University regrets that we are unable to offer H1-B sponsorship at this time. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of employment. For TTY, call Minnesota Relay Service at 7-1-1- or 1-800-627-3529.
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About MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY MOORHEAD
Minnesota State University Moorhead is a student-centered University that treats students as individuals with different experiences and aspirations, whether they are first generation college students, full-time working adults or a variety of traditional and nontraditional students. Our tuition, which is among the most affordable in the region, and our instructional quality combine to create an outstanding higher education value. We help students succeed by providing strong academic experiences as well as a full range of support services and social and community opportunities.Through challenging programs and guidance from faculty and staff with high expectations, we help students to discover and then reach their potential. We provide opportunities for significant student research, leadership development, service learning, creative production, and athletic competition. Further, we have strong, cohesive curricula that prepare students not only to participate in the workforce of today but also to create and lead the workforce and society of tomorrow.