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
- 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.