Electronic Resource Specialist

Pittsburgh, PA
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Created: October 4, 2021


Electronic Resource Specialist

Technical Services - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (21003178)

This is a regular full-time position in Technical Services in the Thomas Blvd. Building. The hours of work are Monday-Friday; 8:30 am. to 5:00 pm. Incumbent is responsible for identifying and resolving problems relating to electronic subscriptions and open access resources. Incumbent collaborates with colleagues in Technical Services and Information Systems in order to gather and maintain accurate data about these electronic resources for the ULS libraries in the library management system (Alma, Ex Libris). Incumbent monitors and loads bibliographic record files for materials in electronic format. Candidates will be expected to recognize, respect, and work effectively with individuals and groups with diverse perspectives and backgrounds in all aspects of their work and take initiative in learning about issues relating to equity, diversity, and inclusion. 

University education equivalency for related experience applies. Relevant library experience, preferably in an academic setting preferred. Relevant library experience may be substituted for the degree preferably in library technical services or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge skills and abilities for this job. Experience with an integrated library system preferably Alma and a national bibliographic database such as OCLC is desirable. Experience troubleshooting electronic resources desirable. Good communication, organization and time management skills are essential. 

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets

Assignment Category Full-time regular

Job Classification Staff.Library.III Non-Exempt

Campus Pittsburgh

Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate

Minimum Experience Level Required Less than 1 year experience

Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Hiring Range $20,904.00 - $32,760.00

Relocation Offered No

Visa Sponsorship Provided No

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check

Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable

Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter

Optional Documents Not Applicable

Anyone interested must apply through Talent Center at the HR website.


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