Electronic Resources and Collections Librarian

first_imgPosition Details Special Instructions to Applicants Location CodeLIBRARY HSD (06800A) Duties and Responsibilities Quick Link for Postinghttps://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/11760 Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Position Number Position End Date Job CategoryUniversity Faculty Organizational LocationHEALTH SCIENCES CAMPUS Department NameLIBRARY HSD Desired Start Date Position TitleElectronic Resources and Collections Librarian Minimum Education and/or Work Experience Number of Vacancies1 Working Conditions Key Duties and Responsibilities• Develop and manage a robust collection of electronic books,article databases, journals and other resources in support ofstakeholder needs and University strategic mission• Lead cataloging and discovery services operations by settingwell-articulated goals in concert with the Library mission.Communicate goals and policy to faculty, staff, and students• Maintain timely and accurate metadata about the library’sresources in a variety of systems, such as the Integrated LibrarySystem ( ILS ), the Electronic Resource Management System ( ERMS ),link resolver, A-Z lists, and discovery tool• Manage internal software including EZProxy, Serials Solutions,and Primo/Alma• Design and manage collections budget to ensure judicious andtimely expenditure of funds• Apply usage statistics and other assessment data to identifyneeds, evaluate current and potential licenses and to supportrenewals, alternative access options, and withdrawal• Provide detailed collection policies that define the scope andlevel of collections and effectively communicate them tostakeholders• Establish and document workflows, processes, and best practicesfor electronic resources acquisition, licensing, implementation,assessment, and budget• Develop and maintain productive and positive relationships withvendors, colleagues, faculty, students and staff• Serve on the HSL Web Team and collaborate with the HSL SocialMedia team to promote licensed resources to the Health Sciencescampus and Loyola community• Serve on relevant University committees and represent the libraryat national and regional meetings• Staff assigned shifts at a Service Desk where customer service istop priority• Performs other duties as required CampusMaywood-Health Sciences Campus Required Qualifications• Master’s degree in library science or information science from anALA -accredited institution or equivalent degree• 3 – 5 years of professional library experience with progressiveresponsibilities in technical service in an academic, research, orhealth sciences library• Proven experience researching, implementing, and assessingelectronic tools and resources• Strong analytical, problem solving and organizationalskills• Experience in setting up, providing access to, andtroubleshooting issues with electronic resources through databaseand web page maintenance, cataloging, proxy server, and OpenURLlinking• Demonstrated expertise with copy cataloging of print, electronic,and other formatted materials• Familiarity with local ILS, OCLC Connexion, and working knowledgeof MARC editors• Demonstrated knowledge of classification standards (MeSH and LCSH), authority records, and current cataloging rules and standards(e.g., AACR2, RDA, MARC, DACS );• Working knowledge of common and emerging metadata standards suchas: MARCXML, Dublin Core, MODS, XML, XSLT• Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to workcreatively and effectively in both collaborative and independentsettings• Ability to work as a team player in maintaining harmonious,cooperative working relationships with administrators, faculty,students, and staff• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including theability to explain complex concepts to a wide range of users inindividual and group settings• Strong interest in the health sciences, the research enterpriseand supporting researchers, residents, and the educational journeyof tomorrow’s health care professionals and their teachersPreferred Qualifications• Flexibility, initiative, and a sense of humor• Proven project management skills• Familiarity with biomedical research and experience searchingbiomedical and other health-related information resources andcitation management systems• Ability to multi-task and prioritize in order to meetdeadlines• Ability to use scripts or tools to extract and manipulate datafrom a variety of sources, including web services and API’s• Proficiency with at least one programming or scripting language,such as R, Python, Ruby or JavaScript• Strong commitment to working in a diverse and collegialatmosphere that offers opportunities for innovation andprofessional growth• Respect for the Catholic, Jesuit tradition and enthusiasm for thelibrary mission, values, and vision Qualifications Close Date Job TypeFull-Time FLSA StatusExempt Posting Details Job Number8150246 Physical Demands Required Qualifications• Master’s degree in library science or information science from anALA -accredited institution or equivalent degree• 3 – 5 years of professional library experience with progressiveresponsibilities in technical service in an academic, research, orhealth sciences library• Proven experience researching, implementing, and assessingelectronic tools and resources• Strong analytical, problem solving and organizationalskills• Experience in setting up, providing access to, andtroubleshooting issues with electronic resources through databaseand web page maintenance, cataloging, proxy server, and OpenURLlinking• Demonstrated expertise with copy cataloging of print, electronic,and other formatted materials• Familiarity with local ILS, OCLC Connexion, and working knowledgeof MARC editors• Demonstrated knowledge of classification standards (MeSH and LCSH), authority records, and current cataloging rules and standards(e.g., AACR2, RDA, MARC, DACS );• Working knowledge of common and emerging metadata standards suchas: MARCXML, Dublin Core, MODS, XML, XSLT• Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to workcreatively and effectively in both collaborative and independentsettings• Ability to work as a team player in maintaining harmonious,cooperative working relationships with administrators, faculty,students, and staff• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including theability to explain complex concepts to a wide range of users inindividual and group settings• Strong interest in the health sciences, the research enterpriseand supporting researchers, residents, and the educational journeyof tomorrow’s health care professionals and their teachersPreferred Qualifications• Flexibility, initiative, and a sense of humor• Proven project management skills• Familiarity with biomedical research and experience searchingbiomedical and other health-related information resources andcitation management systems• Ability to multi-task and prioritize in order to meetdeadlines• Ability to use scripts or tools to extract and manipulate datafrom a variety of sources, including web services and API’s• Proficiency with at least one programming or scripting language,such as R, Python, Ruby or JavaScript• Strong commitment to working in a diverse and collegialatmosphere that offers opportunities for innovation andprofessional growth• Respect for the Catholic, Jesuit tradition and enthusiasm for thelibrary mission, values, and visionGrowth PotentialThis is a non-tenured faculty position. Promotional opportunitiesare achieved through a rank and promotion process. Academicexpression for this position is accomplished through contributionsto teaching, publication, research or service to the profession ofhealth sciences librarianshipSalary and BenefitsSalary is commensurate with qualifications based on LoyolaUniversity of Chicago pay scales. Loyola University Chicago offersa generous benefit program which may be reviewed online.Special InstructionsAll applications must be submitted electronically. Relocationassistance will not be provided. Please include a letter ofapplication, curriculum vitae, and three, current letters ofreference. The position will remain open until filled. Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationCurriculum VitaeResumeOptional DocumentsTeaching StatementResearch StatementWriting SampleScholarly PublicationsTeaching EvaluationsOther DocumentUnofficial TranscriptsMulti MediaSupplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Job TitleElectronic Resources and Collections Librarian Open Until FilledYes Open Date07/26/2019last_img read more

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