Electronic Resources Librarian, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

The Pratt Institute seeks an Electronic Resources Librarian. Under the general supervision of the Chair of Library Faculty, but with routine day-to-day collaboration with the Head of Technical Services, the Electronic Resources Librarian is responsible for the management of electronic and digital resources and serials subscriptions specifically regarding issues of access, user support, and resource acquisition. As library resources evolve and with a view across formats, this position will contribute to the evaluation of scholarly and disciplinary resources by providing data on elements such as format options, usage patterns, cost, and relevance to Pratt’s areas of study and research. In addition to familiarity with subscription based electronic resources, the candidate will be knowledgeable about managing access to born digital and open access resources.

The Electronic Resources Librarian is a 12-month per year, full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank. Library faculty have academic departmental liaison responsibilities that include collection development and management, information literacy instruction, and outreach.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent
  • 3 years library experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SUSHI protocol and COUNTER standards.
  • Demonstrated facility with spreadsheet software and experience doing data cleanup.
  • Familiarity with electronic resources management tools such as Serial Solutions, EZ Proxy, and iii Electronic Resource Management
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to set and modify work priorities independently with a high degree of initiative
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of principles of diversity and inclusion; ability to work well with diverse populations; and demonstrated level of cultural competence
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to set and modify work priorities independently with a high degree of initiative
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of principles of diversity and inclusion; ability to work well with diverse populations; and demonstrated level of cultural competence

To see the complete position announcement and to apply, visit: https://tinyurl.com/y97hjxf4

Review of applications to begin February 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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