Web & Discovery Librarian, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

Southern Oregon University Hannon Library seeks an innovative and dynamic librarian to lead the development and management of the Hannon Library website, the ExLibris Primo discovery layer, LibGuides, and other library web platforms. Within a collaborative environment, the successful candidate will develop, implement and assess library websites and web projects. An essential aspect of this position is a commitment to improving the web interface and enhancing student success through solid usability, accessibility, and information architecture practices. The Web & Discovery Librarian will ensure an engaging and effective experience for our users.

The Web & Discovery Librarian will develop and maintain a current, responsive, user-friendly, and accessible web presence for the library. This position will engage in student-focused usability testing as part of an assessment strategy that also includes web analytic tools.

This librarian will optimize our discovery platform so that resources can be found as easily as possible. Working closely with vendors and appropriate library staff, this position will establish and maintain consistent online access to electronic resources across multiple platforms. The librarian will stay abreast of emerging trends and best practices related to e‐resource access.

The Web & Discovery Librarian will chair the Hannon Library’s Web and Discovery Team. This position will also liaison with other web developers and IT staff on campus to ensure that our websites are in accordance with campus policies and guidelines and that authentication for our electronic resources is as seamless as possible. The librarian will serve as the SOU Discovery Representative to our consortium, the Orbis Cascade Alliance.

Priority deadline is September 30, 2020.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://jobs.sou.edu/postings/8541

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