Under the general direction of the Head of the Electronic Resources & Serials Unit, this position is responsible for managing and maintaining the complex functions of the Library’s electronic resources, including e-books, and its services. This includes acquisitions, cataloging, technical support, OpenURL technical configurations, management of an Electronic Resources Management System, vendor relations and usage statistics. This position will also contribute to the development and implementation of plans, policies and procedures for the acquisition, management, discovery and technical maintenance of electronic resources, including the evaluation and implementation of new systems and customizing public interfaces of those systems.
Master’s in Library Science or equivalent degree. Minimum of two years’ experience working with electronic resources and/or serials in an academic library environment. Experience with mainstream Electronic Resources Management systems (e.g. Serials Solutions, SFX, Verdi, etc.)Experience with electronic resources linking technologies (360Link, openURL) and knowledge bases. Experience with electronic resources usage statistics standard (COUNTER), protocol (SUSHI) and WSDL technologies. Experience with AACR, MARC and national cataloging standards. Experience with LC Classification and LC Subject Headings. Experience with a bibliographic utility and an integrated library system, preferably OCLC and III.
Other Skills: Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills; Superior problem-solving and organizational skills; Strong analytical skills as demonstrated in previous work assignments are essential;Demonstrated ability to adapt to rapid change and to exercise creativity and initiative.