Description: The Electronic Resources Librarian negotiates licensing for and acquires library materials in all formats, with an emphasis on e-book and streaming video content. They assist in the management of e-resources from a variety of acquisition models, including evidence-based, demand-driven, approval plans, and package purchases. They develop and document workflows, processes, and best practices to support e-resource lifecycles within an electronic resource management system (ERMS) environment, and manage discovery and administrative metadata for e-resources, including creating, loading, updating, maintaining, and withdrawing records for eresources. They maintain close working relationships with content providers, vendors, and consortial partners in support of e-resource acquisitions and access. They are responsible for triaging and troubleshooting monographic eresource access problems. As part of the department’s management team, they will participate in establishing and defining projects, priorities, and goals, and will manage e-resource projects including developing workflows and training staff.
Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS, MIS, or equivalent advanced degree. Knowledge of trends and practices in electronic resource management. Understanding of current and emerging models, practices, and tools as they relate to library acquisitions, licensing, and metadata management. Familiarity with library management systems supporting acquisitions and discovery functions, such as integrated library systems (ILS), knowledge bases, electronic resource management systems (ERMS), issue tracking systems, or discovery interfaces. Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Ability to foster an environment of belonging and well-being. Ability to communicate clearly and knowledgeably. Ability to work independently, creatively, and collaboratively in a team environment. Evidence of ability for ongoing professional development and contribution.