Digital Resources Librarian

New Britain
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Created: March 21, 2013


The Elihu Burritt invites innovative and energetic applicants to fill a full-time, tenure-track librarian position that will serve on the Library’s Information Systems and Resources team. The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of tasks that successfully respond to the research needs of CCSU’s students, faculty, and staff. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and to working with a diverse student body.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Leads the library in the development, organization, delivery, and assessment of library learning and technology services, programs and resources for faculty, staff, and students;
Participates with other library professionals in the oversight, maintenance, and development of the library’s web presence, including HTML pages, content management systems (LibGuides, Wordpress, Drupal, Contentdm), and other web applications;
Develops successful partnerships with teaching faculty and other campus units to integrate the library’s digital collections and services with campus learning initiatives.
Coordinates all library wide digitization projects;
Assists with the administration of the following systems: All Springshare products (LibGuides, LibAnswers, LibAnalytics), Libchat (Chat reference system), Metalib/Primo (Federated Search & Discovery), including staff training and support;
Maintains and develops mobile technologies;
Liaises with the Serials/Electronic Resources Librarian and the Electronic Resources Specialist as needed;
Provides technical support for the library’s Integrated Library System (Millennium) and Interlibrary Loan management software (ILLiad) in the absence of the Systems Librarian;
Shares with other library professionals in the oversight of electronic resource management including budgeting, selection, evaluation, access, and trouble-shooting;
Provides assistance and technical support to library staff for the creation of learning aids such as screen casts and library guides;
Participates with other library professionals in guiding the library in the selection of new technologies and their implementation;
Provides knowledge and expertise associated with the university’s course management software;
Acts as liaison with the Centers for Teaching and Educational Technology as well as the University Information Technology Department.
Required Qualifications:

American Library Association accredited Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent;
Experience relevant to digital resources management in an academic library;
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of library digital technology and collections;
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of emerging technologies, such as mobile applications and cloud computing;
Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem solving skills;
Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities.
Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Innovative Interfaces Integrated Library System including its Electronic Resources Management module;
Demonstrated commitment to positive user experience;
Experience with Ex Libris’ SFX link resolver and A-Z list administration;
Experience with discovery layer technologies.
The University: CCSU is one of four state universities with the Board of Regents for Higher Education Connecticut State Colleges & Universities. Excellent professors, librarians, coaches, and counselors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. CCSU’s motto is more than a slogan; it articulates the University’s commitment to students: “Start with a dream. Finish with a future.” The Princeton Review selected CCSU as one of "The Best Northeastern Colleges." CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 20 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital in Hartford. New Britain is home to the nationally recognized New Britain Museum of American Arts and offers a range of cultural opportunities, including the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, the New Britain Rock Cats (Double A professional baseball), two theatres, and an extensive park system. The University is approximately two hours (by car) from both Boston and New York City.

Application & Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by April 22, 2013.  Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and submit the following:
Letter of interest addressing qualifications for this position;
Current curriculum vitae; and,
Names of three current professional references with mail and email addresses, and phone numbers.
Please make sure your Social Security Number is not listed on any documents submitted. Redact any personally identifiable information.

For more information contact Theresa Mastrogiovanni at (860) 832-2097 or


Published: Thursday, March 21, 2013 15:29 UTC

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