Electronic Resources Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor)

Location
New York, NY
Posted
Apr 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The City College of New York seeks an energetic, progressive Electronic Resources Librarian with experience in acquiring, licensing, accessing and assessing electronic resources. Reporting to the Associate Dean and Chief Librarian, the person will collaborate to support the City College (CCNY) curriculum through effective integration of e-resources into the library website and promote effective use of e-resources to all college users. Good technical as well as customer service skills are essential to this position.

This is a tenure-track faculty position with expectations of significant scholarly publishing.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide reference services, as well as information literacy instruction as part of the Instruction Team.
  • Perform acquisition, licensing, implementation, assessment, and ongoing maintenance of the library electronic collections.
  • Coordinate licensed databases, eBook and electronic journal resources; facilitate web access; and maintain the Database A-Z List.
  • Manage internal software including EZProxy, PRIMO, SFX, Serials Solutions, and Libguides.
  • Coordinate with the cataloging librarians, and with EZ proxy, SFX, and PRIMO administrators, to arrange description and control of resources.
  • Troubleshoot and respond to patron inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Collect and analyze usage data and create reports to support purchase and renewal.
  • Establish and document processes, workflows, and best practices for electronic resources acquisition and management.
  • Monitor trends and best practices in e-resources management, discoverability, and use.
  • Supervise staff and student workers.

QUALIFICATIONS

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All titles require a Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution. Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution. For appointment as an Assistant Professor, a second graduate degree is required. Significant scholarly publishing will be required for tenure at the Assistant Professor rank.

Other Qualifications:

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member
  • Experience and expertise working with vendors, publishers and electronic resources used by academic libraries
  • Broad understanding of technical service operations and technologies in an academic library
  • Sophisticated working knowledge of research databases, vendor relations, eBook platforms, electronic journal management systems, content management software, and integrated library systems
  • Versed in emerging trends, technologies, and best practices related to electronic resource management

COMPENSATION

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

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CLOSING DATE

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May 15, 2017

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: City College of New York

Job Title: Electronic Resources Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor)

Job ID: 16566

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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