Electronic Resources LibrarianThis twelve-month position oversees the allocation and management of the Library’s electronic research databases, streaming media, access and discovery tools. The Electronic Resources Librarian collaborates with colleagues, College IT, faculty and patrons to choose electronic resources that are responsive to the needs of a dynamic curriculum and a college community with a strong commitment to social justice and the liberal arts. This position negotiates with vendors and works with consortia to obtain favorable pricing and terms. The Electronic Resources Librarian initiates activation of resources, and maintains licenses, access, payment, and reporting. The position maintains electronic resource records in III Sierra’s ERM module.
The Electronic Resources Librarian will be part of a dynamic and creative team of professionals committed to supporting student success. They share hours at the reference desk, provide one-on-one research help, and collaborate on instruction, outreach and programming initiatives. Participation in library and campus committees and professional organizations is encouraged and expected.
Candidates should have knowledge of software pertinent to the administrative functions of databases, and familiarity with tools for the analysis of usage data. Candidates should be aware of trends, standards, technologies, and other developments in the management of electronic resources, particularly in the area of open-access resources, librarianship and copyright issues. Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program and three years’ minimum experience is required.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and the names of three contact references through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/62040.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity.