Full time Remote / Telecommute

Electronic Resources Librarian

Stanford, California
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Salary: $103,000-$118,000
Created: September 5, 2023


Stanford Medicine is seeking a collaborative, innovative, and resourceful Electronic Resources Librarian (Librarian 3) responsible for administration, access, maintenance, and troubleshooting support of the library’s electronic resources.

Reporting to the Director of Resource Management, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring seamless, uninterrupted, and reliable access to the library’s electronic resources using technical and analytical problem-solving skills to resolve complex and sometimes ambiguous access issues. 

Core Duties

  • Lead team of librarians that troubleshoot issues related to electronic access to our purchased resources by identifying problems, determining solutions, and executing step-by-step troubleshooting procedures.
  • Gather, collect, and curate reports using various tools, including visualization applications, to share usage metrics of various electronic resources including databases, electronic journals, and electronic collections.
  • Create, initiate, and manipulate workflows used in various processes related to the lifecycle of acquiring and maintaining electronic resources.
  • Lead the Lane Collection Development Committee.
  • Make recommendations for the upgrade of electronic and manual resource tools. Participate in the evaluation, modification, and development of software, online databases or digital resources.
  • Maintain library information systems documentation for a department.
  • Formulate policies and propose plans for programs or operations of a library unit. Implement and ensure policies and procedures for library units are followed.
  • Collaborate with library faculty and staff to provide services to patrons.
  • Assist patrons and staff with complex reference and research inquiries by searching shelves, files and electronic resources.
  • Provide training to new and existing staff related to electronic resource management used in their workflows.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the complete life cycle of continuing and electronic resources
  • Working knowledge of integrated library systems, preferably FOLIO, as they relate to e-resources, acquisitions, cataloging, and serials management
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a complex, ambiguous, and changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to complete tasks in an established timeframe
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with proxy (EZProxy) and link resolvers (SFX)
  • Ability to create and maintain detailed, accurate documentation for electronic resources and communicate this with library staff colleagues

How to apply


Thea Allen, MLS
Director of Resource Management
Lane Medical Library
300 Pasteur Drive, L109
Stanford, CA 94305-5123


Published: Wednesday, September 6, 2023 02:52 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, September 6, 2023 02:52 UTC