Electronic Resources and Discovery Librarian

Full time

Created: July 7, 2016
East Stroudsburg
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Description

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania seeks an experienced Librarian to oversee all aspects of the library’s electronic resources and periodicals, with particular emphasis on the integration of discovery services into the library environment. This is a full-time, continuing tenure-track faculty position within Kemp Library and reports directly to the Library Dean beginning August 2016.

Responsibilities include the following:

The Electronic Resources and Discovery Librarian provides leadership in defining, selecting, initiating, and maintaining user-focused library electronic and periodical resources, works with vendors, university contacts, library staff, and faculty to resolve technical and support issues related to electronic and periodical resources; participates in day, evening and weekend reference desk rotation, teaches information literacy sessions and conducts informational tours and workshops; serves as a liaison to several academic departments; and serves on appropriate library and university committees and task forces. Other duties as assigned by the Library Dean.

Final selection will be based upon a successful interview, which will include a teaching demonstration and background check. All candidates must furnish proof of eligibly to work in the U.S. at the time of employment.

Required Qualifications:


ALA accredited master’s degree in the Library and Information Science field; minimum two years professional library experience; Evidence of experience with library technology; excellent oral, written, and organizational skills. The candidates should also demonstrate potential for scholarly activities.

Preferred Qualification:


Academic Library experience; experience working with periodicals and electronic resources; strong background in computers/technology and non-print material formats; ability to train and supervise library staff; experience using Technical Services components of an Integrated Library System; working knowledge of the technical issues involved in the network delivery of electronic resources and experience troubleshooting and analyzing problems related to electronic resource access; demonstrated ability to work within a consultative team environment where collaboration and cooperation are essential; Ability to work independently and collaboratively. Work experience with diverse populations.

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Requirements

Responsibilities include the following:

The Electronic Resources and Discovery Librarian provides leadership in defining, selecting, initiating, and maintaining user-focused library electronic and periodical resources, works with vendors, university contacts, library staff, and faculty to resolve technical and support issues related to electronic and periodical resources; participates in day, evening and weekend reference desk rotation, teaches information literacy sessions and conducts informational tours and workshops; serves as a liaison to several academic departments; and serves on appropriate library and university committees and task forces. Other duties as assigned by the Library Dean.

Final selection will be based upon a successful interview, which will include a teaching demonstration and background check. All candidates must furnish proof of eligibly to work in the U.S. at the time of employment.

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