Fordham University Libraries seeks a detail oriented Electronic Resources Librarian with strong technology and interpersonal communication skills. This is a full-time, year-round position that manages electronic databases and standard usage statistics.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides ongoing maintenance of databases to ensure continued access throughout the life cycle; checks search capabilities and website display; claims broken links or missing content; assists in annual renewals. Resolves database access problems. Provides technical support to users and responds to help desk requests. Collects COUNTER-compliant usage statistics for all licensed electronic resources and creates annual reports; maintains detailed information on statistics access (links, passwords, contacts). Manages the Electronic Resources Management System (SerialsSolutions), including knowledge base management, overlap analysis, link resolver configuration, and URL customizations. Ensures remote access to databases by providing EZ Proxy configurations to EIC network manager and troubleshooting setup problems with publishers when necessary. Administers publisher admin areas with login credentials, contacts, IPs, branding, and other customizations. Maintains awareness of emerging technologies, standards, and technical issues relating to electronic resources. Contributes to the professional dialog to improve service and enhance access to library resources. Uses a variety of productivity tools (including MS Excel, Word, Access, Google Docs and LibGuides) to organize and administer electronic resources. Assists in other tasks and special projects related to online resources as necessary
QUALIFICATIONS: American Library Association accredited Master’s Degree Minimum 2 years’ experience in an academic library Experience with the technical procedures of acquiring and maintaining library resources Excellent communication skills working with faculty, students, vendors, and colleagues Experience with an integrated library system (SirsiDynix Symphony preferred); discovery service (EDS preferred); link resolver (Serials Solutions preferred); and LibGuides Familiarity with standards, best practices, and trends in the field Initiative and demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively Very detailed oriented with analytical and quantitative skills preferred
Commensurate with experience
Bronx, New York 10458
Send letter & resume to Lynn Parliman - Head of Serials & Electronic Resources
Fordham University Libraries - 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx NY 10458
Lynn Parliman (Parliman@fordham.edu)