Electronic Resources Librarian

Jun 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity
  • Available for Academic Year: 2018/2019.
  • Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
  • Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process.
  • Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional experience.
  • California State University, Fresno is a vibrant and growing campus. When necessary, more than one faculty appointment from a single search.
The Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno is seeking a creative, flexible and innovative individual to join our faculty as lead in the management of our electronic resources. This full-time, tenure-track librarian will primarily be responsible for the management, acquisition, and activation of electronic resources. Working closely with the collection development librarian and the liaison program, this position will lead selection, assessment and initiation of product trials, manage licenses, maintain linking to electronic resources, facilitate training opportunities for the library, and monitor access problems. The electronic resources librarian will be the primary contact for vendors and must effectively communicate pertinent information about electronic resources to the library and campus community. As a lead role in Library Technology and Collection Development Department, this position will work closely with library leadership to develop an assessment plan for electronic resources to ensure the collection is meeting the needs of the University. In addition, library faculty are expected to engage in scholarship and service to the University and the profession. The position will provide an excellent opportunity to explore a variety of directions for professional growth and development. Attractive salary and benefits package for qualified candidates.

Required Education: MLIS or equivalent from an ALA accredited program.

Required Experience: 1) Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and 2) Two years relevant experience managing electronic resources in an academic library or similar setting.

Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Experience with acquisitions, licensing, and collection development;
  3. Experience managing vendor relations;
  5. Project management experience;
  7. Experience in a supervisory or lead role within an academic library setting;
  9. Experience working in consortial environments.
Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin 8/1/2018, and will continue until the position is filled, to ensure consideration apply by this date. To apply, applicants must complete an on-line application at http://jobs.csufresno.edu and attach the following:
  1. statement addressing your commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds,
  3. a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications,
  5. a curriculum vitae,
  7. list of three professional references.
Upon request, finalists will be required to submit: three current letters of recommendation and official transcripts. For inquiries, contact: Matthew Doyle, Search Committee Chair, California State University at Fresno, Henry Madden Library; E-mail: [email protected]

Other Information: In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees on-line at http://www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml. Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.
A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.
California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus


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