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Stanford Medicine is seeking a collaborative, innovative, and resourceful Electronic Resources Librarian (Librarian 3) responsible for administration, access, maintenance, and troubleshooting support of the library's electronic resources.
Reporting to the Director of Resource Management, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring seamless, uninterrupted and reliable access to the library's electronic resources using technical and analytical problem-solving skills to resolve complex and sometimes ambiguous access issues.
Lead team of librarians that troubleshoot issues related to electronic access to our purchased resources by identifying problems, determining solutions, and executing step-by-step troubleshooting procedure.
Gather, collect, and curate reports using various tools, including visualization applications, to share usage metrics of various electronic resources including databases, electronic journals, and electronic collections.
Create, initiate, and manipulate workflows used in various processes related to the lifecycle of acquiring and maintaining electronic resources.
Participate as an active member of the Lane Collection Development Committee.
Make recommendations for the upgrade of electronic and manual resource tools. Participate in the evaluation, modification, and development of software, online databases or digital resources.
Maintain library information systems documentation for a department.
Formulate policies and propose plans for programs or operations of a library unit. Implement and ensure policies and procedures for library units are followed.
Collaborate with library faculty and staff to provide services to patrons.
Assist patrons and staff with complex reference and research inquiries by searching shelves, files and electronic resources.
Provide training to new and existing staff related to electronic resource management used in their workflows.
This position will be based on the Stanford campus and will be considered for an option of telecommuting from the Bay Area (hybrid of working 2-3 days on-site), subject to operational need.
Education & Experience (Required)
Advanced Degree in Library Science or a relevant academic discipline with demonstrated understanding of academic libraries and five years of experience in a relevant library setting with evidence of capacity to work at a high level of responsibility or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Required)
Deep understanding and engagement with the range of library operations, trends and practices.
Evidence of professional contribution and achievement beyond the library may be expected at this rank.
Demonstrated success in engaging with colleagues across the University and beyond in a collaborative and construction fashion.
Ability to manage projects, develop policies or drive library initiatives across functional lines.
Ability to interact with internal or external developers to evaluate and recommend modifications of software, online databases or digital resources. Understanding of software development life cycle and ability to interact effectively with staff engaged in software development.
Demonstrated success in independently performing complex job functions such as collection management reviews, preparation of major exhibits, developing policies for business practices.
Evidence of engagement in relevant professional or academic communities.
Consistent display of excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of the complete life cycle of continuing and electronic resources
Working knowledge of integrated library systems, preferably Voyager or FOLIO, as they relate to e-resources, acquisitions, cataloging, and serials management
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a complex, ambiguous, and changing environment
Demonstrated ability to complete tasks in an established timeframe
Demonstrated strong analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
Experience with proxy (EZ Proxy), link resolvers, and SFX
Ability to create and maintain detailed, accurate documentation for electronic resources and communicate this with library staff colleagues
Constantly sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasps lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, writing by hand, kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other).
Rarely use a telephone, operate hand controls.
Must be able to push and maneuver a fully-loaded cart weighing up to 650 pounds that requires an initial push force up to 50 pounds.
May work in confined spaces and at heights 4-10 feet; be exposed to dust and mold; work extended hours, evenings and weekends.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
This role is open to candidates anywhere in the United States. Stanford University has five Regional Pay Structures. The compensation for this position will be based on the location of the successful candidate." before The expected pay range is $98,000 to $115,000 per annum.
Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.
Why Stanford is for You
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. All candidates must be eligible to work and live in the U.S.
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