Job Posting: Electronic Resources Librarian/Assistant Professor

Regina Koury kourregi at ISU.EDU
Tue Jul 14 12:42:58 EDT 2015

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Job Posting: Idaho State University

*Electronic Resources Librarian/Assistant Professor (4511) *

*Posting Number: req208 12 Month Full-Time Library Admin Pocatello - Main*

*Primary Purpose*

Performs primary management and troubleshooting of the Library’s licensed
electronic resources, such as ebooks, ejournals and databases (e.g.
EBSCOhost, LexisNexis, etc.). Provides general reference services, library
instruction, and is a subject bibliographer.

*Key Responsibilities*

Facilitates trial, review, selection and acquisition of electronic
resources and performs access, maintenance and troubleshooting duties for
the library’s electronic resources.
Participates in initial license review for electronic resources.
Determines permissible use parameters and makes recommendations on license
Ensures access to electronic resources using EBSCO suite of products,
including Discovery Service, link resolver, A-Z list, and ExLibris Voyager
Integrated Library System (ILS) acquisition and cataloging modules.
Gathers, maintains and reports key metrics (including usage, cost
comparison, etc.) for quarterly and periodic reports.
Works collaboratively with library systems department staff to establish
and maintain access to electronic resources by all authorized means,
including by proxy server.
Maintains effective relations with the providers of the library’s
electronic resources.
Identifies emerging trends, technologies and best practices in electronic
resources management that have the potential for new and improved
library services.
Participates in reference desk duty. Assists faculty, students, staff and
other users on a one-on-one basis by answering specific information
requests, offering research assistance, and guiding users in the effective
use of a broad range of information resources found in the library. Some
evenings and weekend hours are required.
Serves as a member of the Library’s Database Evaluation and
Selection Committee (DESC).
Serves as a bibliographer to designated academic departments and oversees
the selection of materials in assigned subject areas.  Assists in
collection development and evaluation; monitors pertinent portions of the
acquisitions budget; works to develop and maintain good relations with
faculty members.
Participates in professional activities, including university and library
committees and task forces, and attends professional meetings.
Participates in the Library's instruction program.

*Minimum Qualifications*

Requires an MLS, M.L.I.S. or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program by
date of hire.
Experience in the management of a library’s licensed electronic resources
(ebooks, ejournals and databases) within an academic library, either as a
professional or as a staff member.
Experience using EBSCO’s Discovery Service, A-Z list and link resolver,
CORAL, ExLibris’ Voyager ILS acquisition and cataloging modules and OCLC
Ability to work collegially and cooperatively with a varied user groups and
function effectively in a team environment.
Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills. Evidence of
high productivity, multitasking and problem solving skills when working
independently or in groups, as changing situations require.

*Preferred Qualifications*

Experience in the management of the Library’s licensed electronic resources
(ebooks, ejournals and databases) life-cycle within an academic setting.
Experience serving as a point of contact for maintenance and
troubleshooting of electronic resources.
Familiarity with issues related to the management of electronic resources,
including ever-changing electronic publishing environment, copyright and
intellectual property rights, acquisitions and cataloging principles, usage
data, and remote access issues.
Experience working with publishers and vendors of electronic resources.
Experience working in public services area in academic library.
Capacity to respond effectively to change, including changes in
technologies, needs, and priorities.

* Please submit the following documents with your application: *Curriculum
vitae, Letter of application that addresses job requirements, list of

Position will remain open until filled.
Salary will be $42,764 annually. Includes a competitive benefits package.

*Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity
and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be
provided to individuals with disabilities. *

Idaho State University's Jeanne Clery report, federally required reporting,
provides crime, arrest and fire statistics for the previous three years
that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or
controlled by Idaho State University; and on public property within, or
immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also
includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as
policies about alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of
crimes, sexual assault, personal practices, disciplinary procedures, fire
safety and other matters. This report can be accessed on the following
website:* ISU Clery Report *

Regina Koury
Head of Collection Management
Eli M. Oboler Library
Idaho State University
850 S. 9th Avenue, Stop 8089
Pocatello, ID 83209
(208) 282-4582


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