Temporary Project Librarian for Continuing Resources, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

In the context of teamwork and mutual support, and reporting to the Group Leader for Resource Description & Digital Initiatives, the Project Librarian for Continuing Resources advances the library’s mission as follows:

  • Manages all aspects of ensuring timely access to continuing resources in all formats, including their receipt and cataloging/metadata, using such platforms as SFX, Voyager, CORAL (an open source ERM), and OCLC’s WorldShare Management System Collection Manager.
  • Supervises the E-Resources and Serials Associate.
  • Coordinates day-to-day troubleshooting of continuing resources access issues using RT by Best Practical (an open source helpdesk ticketing system).
  • Provides expertise to the Collections Team in the selection and evaluation of continuing resources.
  • Contributes actively to group objectives and priorities.
  • Contributes actively to library-wide mission, plans, and objectives.
  • May participate in cross-functional library teams.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Strong commitment to teamwork and collegial relationships, excellent communication skills, and personal flexibility. Engages in outcomes-focused thinking. Desires to continually learn and grow. Committed to modeling these qualities to all library faculty/staff.
  • M.L.S. or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited program or foreign equivalent.
  • Broad interests and intellectual curiosity; commitment to the academic success of faculty and students.
  • Aptitude, training, and skill in cataloging and metadata. Knowledge of emerging cataloging trends and technologies. Ability to thrive in a technologically focused position.
  • Understanding of and interest in broad issues in library discovery platforms, e-resources access and troubleshooting, content providers and publishers, and scholarly communications.

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