Electronic Resources Librarian - Fordham University - Walsh Library - Rose Hill Campus

Posted on September 12, 2017


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


To Apply

Send letter & resume to Lynn Parliman - Head of Serials & Electronic Resources

Company Information

Fordham University Libraries - 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx NY 10458

Contact Information

Lynn Parliman ([email protected])