The Content Management Librarian will lead technical services operations and maintain a collection development strategy to proactively develop a specialized print and electronic collection that supports the research, teaching, and learning needs of our students, faculty, and staff. The Content Management Librarian will also ensure that the library materials budget is efficiently allocated and aligned with established needs, assess the Library’s current collections for ongoing relevance and/or historical value and continually assess the effectiveness of the collection via circulation and usage statistics.
Places orders, processes renewals, and resolves complex service problems Negotiates and tracks licenses Collaborates with the Collection Development Librarian and department liaisons to assess and coordinate renewals and selection of new resources Assist with managing library management system (Alma) and discovery tool (Primo) to optimize access to library and archive collections and e-resources Collaborates with IT on data management and system integration Develops and maintains library cataloging and workflow procedures, maintenance standards, and best practices for a shared ILS environment Creates original and copy cataloging for a wide range of formats, including serials, non-print materials, and e-resources, using current and emerging metadata schemas, principles and practices such as MARC, RDA, Library of Congress classification and Dublin Core Provides collection analytics, and supervises contract catalogers as needed Employs emerging metadata schemas to link content across multiple data repositories, and improve search optimization and discoverability of internal and external data Ensures efficient daily operations, quality outcomes, and user satisfaction Participate in library instruction, including creation of research guides, in collaboration with fellow librarians; Trains staff and student workers as necessary Works with colleagues across SUNY and the profession on collections management initiatives Provides general and specialized reference service in person, via email, and through reference IM Serves as a subject liaison for developing resources and collections Teaches general library research classes to undergraduate and graduate students and develops customized supplementary materials/tools as needed for instruction sessions Cultivates and sustains collaborative relationships with faculty, students, and staff in support of campus teaching, learning, research, and student success Participates in professional service and research activities in support of promotion and tenure requirements Serves on college and library committees, participates in local, regional, and national associations, and engages in scholarly activity required for promotion and tenure
Master's degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA- approved foreign equivalent Ability to gather, analyze, and report data Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills Excellent communication skills, including listening, writing, and speaking Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail Ability to work independently and perform complicated tasks with minimal supervision Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing assignments and needs Strong customer service ethic Demonstrated organizational and problem solving ability Knowledge of current and emerging trends in academic librarianship Evidence of successful collaboration Ability to work occasional nights and weekends
Experience in an academic or research library Demonstrated technical-support skills Familiarity with current issues in electronic resources Experience training or teaching Familiarity with technical standards and formats relevant to electronic resources such as SUSHI, OpenURL, and COUNTER, link resolvers, proxy authentication, and discovery platforms Experience working with integrated library systems, such as ALMA Familiarity with or experience administering an electronic resources management system (ERMS)
$50,000 - $55,000
Throgg Neck, NY
6 Pennyfield Avenue, Throggs Neck NY 10465
Human Resource Services, 718-409-7303, [email protected]