Discovery Services Librarian

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Created: November 13, 2015


The James E. Walker Library at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full time, tenure-track position (#641030) at the assistant/associate professor rank for Discovery Services Librarian.

Under general direction of the Department Chair for Collection Development and Management, the successful candidate will be a member of a cross-department team responsible for the maintenance and administration of web-scale discovery services at Walker Library. The Discovery Services Librarian is responsible for the coordination of Ebsco Discovery Services that enables discovery of the library’s information resources.

Responsibilities will include:
- As a member of the team, contributes to the leadership and coordination of the team responsible for the overall discovery environment in the library.
-Optimizes functions of the web-scale discovery service. Participates in the administration, optimization, and integration of the library’s link resolver, ezproxy, and other systems for discovery and access.
-Ensures optimum user experience through the use of data-informed metrics to continuously improve local implementation of the Library’s discovery infrastructure.

Middle Tennessee State University is a dynamic institution with a commitment to diversity, valuing excellent teaching and fostering initiatives in research, creative activity and service for all positions.

For information about the Library and the Murfreesboro area, please see:

The salary for this position begins at more than $55,000 per year, in addition to a generous vacation and benefits package.


Published: Friday, November 13, 2015 21:29 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:41 UTC