Digital Services Librarian

Job Information

Description

Purchase College Library seeks a creative and forward thinking Digital Services Librarian.   This tenure track faculty position is responsible for the licensing, acquisition, maintenance, and evaluation of electronic resources and supporting applications, such as the discovery system.   It includes working with faculty to facilitate the adoption of open educational resources (OERs).     Other duties include lead responsibility for the Library’s website and participation in instruction, reference, and faculty liaison services.   For a full position description and list of qualifications please see   https://jobs.purchase.edu

 Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 

Purchase College is an AA/EEO employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. 

Position Reports To
Director
Location
Purchase College Library
Starts On
Feb. 15, 2017, 9 a.m.
Salary
62,000 to 65,000

Job Requirements

Experience

Required:
An earned masters degree from an ALA-accredited library/information science program or equivalent
Excellent communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills
Innovative thinking and creative problem solving ability
Ability to work collaboratively, collegially, and effectively with a variety of stakeholders
Demonstrated understanding, knowledge, and experience with the e-resources
Familiarity with discovery, library management, and learning management systems
Fluency with Microsoft Office products and proficiency with spreadsheet and database applications
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities, and meet deadlines
Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively
A commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success

Preferred:
Subject masters degree
Academic library experience
Knowledge of Electronic resources management software (ERMS), Usability/UX, Linked Data
Experience with web editing and website maintenance.
Basic knowledge of ADA web compliance techniques
Familiarity with metadata formats including MARC
Experience negotiating with vendors and publishers, and resolving service issues.
Experience working with Open Educational Resources
Familiarity with Open Access issues

Skills

Excellent communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills
Innovative thinking and creative problem solving ability
Ability to work collaboratively, collegially, and effectively with a variety of stakeholders
Demonstrated understanding, knowledge, and experience with the e-resources
Familiarity with discovery, library management, and learning management systems
Fluency with Microsoft Office products and proficiency with spreadsheet and database applications
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities, and meet deadlines
Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively
A commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success

Computer Skills

Demonstrated understanding, knowledge, and experience with the e-resources
Familiarity with discovery, library management, and learning management systems
Fluency with Microsoft Office products and proficiency with spreadsheet and database applications

Education Required

An earned masters degree from an ALA-accredited library/information science program or equivalent
Subject masters degree

Contact Information

Phone: None
Fax:
Contact Method

https://jobs.purchase.edu

Candidates are required to complete an on-line application via the College's job vacancy website and attach a resume specifying work experience and education, a cover letter (maximum one-page) expressing interest in the position and summarizing qualifications, and the names, addresses, and e-mail addresses (and phone numbers, if possible) of THREE (3) references, who can speak to your experience related to this position. Phone calls, hard copy, or e-mail submissions of application materials will NOT be accepted.