Electronic Resources Librarian, Washington College, Chestertown, MD

Washington College is seeking qualified applicants for an Electronic Resources Librarian. This position is responsible for life cycle management of all library resources, including providing discovery and seamless access to the Library’s electronic resources, including online journals, databases, streaming video, and eBooks. With the Dean of Library and Academic Technology, this position manages the library materials budget. The successful candidate is expected to be well-versed in managing an integrated library system, including knowledge of unix/linux operating systems, Discovery layers, such as EBSCO Discovery Service, openURL resolvers, content knowledgebases, and cataloging standards and principals such as MARC and BIBFRAME. Knowledge of various authentication systems such as SAML and Shibboleth is helpful to facilitate troubleshooting with the campus IT services. The Electronic Resources Librarian liaises with faculty and staff to identify new e-resources, communicate changes, evaluate content for discoverability and access, and to resolve issues. Experience in managing e-resources is essential, as is a working knowledge of the principals of collection development. Knowledge of html, css, and content management systems for support of the SpringShare Library Guides and the library’s website. This is an exempt, full-time (35 hours per week), twelve-month non-tenured faculty position.

For a list of essential functions and qualifications, please see the full job description.

How to Apply:

When applying please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our on-line portal. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  

Washington College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse cultural environment, and encourages applications from women, people of color, disabled persons, members of the LGBTQ community, and veterans.

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