Miami University — Electronic Resources Librarian

Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is looking for an Electronic Resources Librarian.

The Electronic Resources Librarian manages ongoing technical access to electronic resources and collaborates with other librarians and staff to maximize discovery of resources for patrons; Works with Discovery Services Librarian and Systems Department to ensure resource and metadata integration into discovery services and coordinate troubleshooting; Takes lead in gathering and analyzing serials, e-book, database, other usage data, and related assessment; Supports, recommends, and implements new workflows and initiatives for managing and processing electronic resources; Works closely with library consortia to manage shared electronic collections and serials; Supports equitable acquisition and accessibility of diverse, inclusive, and accessible electronic materials, and budgetary management, reporting and analysis activity; Contributes to training on and staff familiarity with electronic resources management, data analysis and/or automation as applicable; Maintains and enhances professional skills through regular and meaningful professional development activities; Pursues an active career path contributing to the field of academic librarianship; and other duties as assigned.

Required:
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science Program; Demonstrated understanding, through experience and/or coursework, of electronic and continuing resources life cycle activities; troubleshooting; and/or cataloging processes and techniques; Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively, and complete tasks according to an established timeframe; Demonstrated ability to perform accurate and detail-oriented work, including strong analytical and problem solving skills and use of data to make analysis-driven decisions; Proven communication and interpersonal skills; Commitment to participate in appropriate professional service and conduct research and scholarship, demonstrating ability to meet the Libraries’ promotion and continuing contract requirements (see http://www.lib.miamioh.edu/about/larps.pdf).

Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.  

Consideration may be given to:
Candidates with experience with electronic resources and/or technical services in academic institutions; Experience with III Sierra, Ebsco Discovery Service, EZ Proxy, Ebsco Holdings Management, and Springshare; Experience working in a library that is a member of a library consortium.

Application Instructions:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.

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