Cornell University Library’s (CUL) Acquisitions and E-Resources Licensing Services (AERLS) within Library Technical Services (LTS) is seeking an Electronic Resources Librarian. CUL acquires resources in a wide variety of physical and online formats.
Under the general direction of the Director of AERLS, this position works closely with other staff in the department to perform e-resource license negotiation, maintain complex vendor accounts, and maintain policies and procedures related to e-resource and acquisitions work. Additionally, the position performs daily operations, including management and development of workflows and services in various areas of acquisitions and e-resource management, particularly focusing on streaming media, software, data sets and other emerging and evolving formats. The Electronic Resources Librarian works with selectors, other library staff, and vendor contacts on a daily basis to help effectively manage CUL’s growing collections.
The Electronic Resources Librarian monitors and participates in external developments, standards development and changing needs to further CUL’s initiatives. The position is expected to collaborate in CUL partnerships, such as 2CUL, and plays an active role in professional organizations inside and outside of the CUL community.