Electronic Resources Access Coordinator - #WA2923

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Posting Numbertemp hourly510PQuick Link for Internal Postingshttp://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/11710Classification TitleWorking TitleElectronic Resources Access Coordinator - #WA2923DepartmentOffice of the Dean - Hunter LibrarySalary Range$20.00/HrPosting Information

This position has primary responsibility for establishing and maintaining access to electronic resources, including working with knowledge bases, openURL resolvers, proxy configuration and Sierra maintenance. The position works closely with vendors and publishers to clarify the library’s holdings and access rights. This position is to assist with gathering, loading, and maintaining statistics. The successful candidate will work 20 hours per week. Part-time and Temporary through Jan 31 2020

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this PositionMinimum Qualifications

Graduation from a four-year college or university and one year of experience in a library or archives and/or records management; or high school and five years experience in a library or archives and/or records management; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with an integrated library system, preferably Innovative Interfaces. Demonstrated work experience maintaining access to electronic resources such as electronic journals and/or databases Demonstrated work experience gathering library-relevant numeric data Demonstrated knowledge of information standards and practices relevant to electronic resources, including OpenURL linking, the COUNTER code of practice, and/or the SUSHI protocol. Experience with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel spreadsheets. Ability to work independently and prioritize work flow. Solid organizational skills, flexibility and initiative. Initiative and desire to learn in an innovative, evolving environment.

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Open Date10/08/2019Close Date10/22/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must apply online.


Qualified applicants will be contacted by the department directly if selected for interview.

Please Note: Temporary employees are paid bi-weekly on an hourly basis and do not receive benefits.


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

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    Posted: 10/9/2019
    Application Due: 10/22/2019
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