Systems and Electronic Resources Librarian, Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

The Systems & Electronic Resources Librarian monitors and supports library systems operations, managing processes for acquiring, licensing, and accessing electronic resources, serving as library liaison to selected academic programs, teaching information literacy at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and providing direct user support. The person in this position will demonstrate a commitment to equitable access to expertise, support, and resources for all constituencies. This is a full-time, 12-month staff position that reports to the director of the library.

Major Responsibilities

  • Manage the full life cycle of library electronic resources including maintaining relationships with vendors, setting up trials, creating purchase orders for new and/or recurring databases, submitting invoices for payment, setting up and troubleshooting off-campus access, system administration for several database platforms, and generating statistical data on library database usage.
  • Manage integrated library system (Koha), discovery layer (Summon), the journal portal (360 Core), the link resolver (Link 360), and the interlibrary loan platform (Tipasa).
  • Serve as library liaison to one or more academic majors/programs. Provide research assistance to students and instruction informed by ACRL guidelines for information literacy, create and maintain research guides, tutorials, and other instructional materials, and maintain regular communication with faculty and administrators in assigned departments.
  • Provide support for library patrons in makerspace rooms with a range of presentation, sound recording (music & podcast), and video options. Work with University Information Technology Services to maintain and upgrade makerspace equipment, hardware, and software.

Queens is a great place to work! Full description and application procedures are available at https://www.queens.edu/careers/job-desc/Systems-Electronic-Resources-Librarian.pdf. Applications received by November 20, 2020 will receive first consideration.

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