Electronic Resources Librarian

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Electronic Resources Librarian

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Electronic Resources Librarian
Position Number 611159
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track No
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The James E. Shepard Memorial Library serves as the main academic support unit to provide library and information services to our students, faculty, staff, community and distance education patrons.
Primary Purpose of Position
The Electronic Resources Librarian manages the Library’s electronic resources and ensures optimal and accurate access to subscription resources, including databases, electronic journals, and e-books. The Electronic Resources Librarian supports the development and assessment of new methods of subscription and resources acquisition and strives to increase available resources for the North Carolina Central University community. Supports the development and integration of library systems and technologies. Responsibilities of the position evolves as the library environment continues to change.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of integrated library systems
Strong commitment to customer service excellence
Knowledge of current issues in acquiring, licensing, and managing access to electronic access to electronic resources.
Good technical skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel;
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong ability to work with internal and external constituents and organizations

Minimum Education/Experience
Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited program. Knowledge of trends and practices in electronic resource management,. Minimum of two years of related job experience.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Manages the Library’s electronic resources, discovery platforms, electronic books, journals, videos and databases.
Maintains Library’s electronic subscriptions; and ensures timely renewal of all products.
Negotiates the licenses agreement with library vendors, recommends terms and agreement language, maintains documentation of license agreements, renewal schedules and vendor sales contract of electronic resources.
Processing invoices in a timely manner.
Resolving problems relating to e-resources access in a timely manner.
Providing information, training, and support to inform colleagues and the campus of new features and interface changes to e-resources discovery.
Assist with the administration of the library’s Intergrated library system.
Function Data Collection/Analysis
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Collecting and reporting financial and usage statistics in various forms.
Promotes use and evaluation of electronic resources , provides usage and pricing data to library staff to determine renewal or cancellation decisions; and explores ,identifies, and recommends new ones.
Locates and creates digital and print content to support academic instruction.
Performs related and other duties as needed.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA03170P
Open Date 04/15/2024
Date desired for closing or initial review 04/30/2024
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. DD-214 (Veterans Only)
  2. NGB23A or NGB22/DD256 (National Guard Only)

Supplemental Questions

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