Digital Resources Management Librarian

Library

Employer/Library: 
Illinois Institute of Technology-Paul V. Galvin Library
Library Type: 
Academic Library
County: 
Cook

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Salary: 
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Illinois Institute of Technology, a private, technology-focused, PhD-granting research university, is accepting applications for the position of Digital Resources Management Librarian at Paul V. Galvin Library, the university's main library.

The Digital Resources Management Librarian implements, maintains, supports, and enhances a wide range of technologies and systems to provide innovative library services and ensure access to the library's extensive range of online information resources and digital collections. This position also supports library staff and local and remote library users in the use of existing information technology as well as the adoption of new and emerging technology.

Position Responsibilities

- Participating in the ongoing assessment and enhancement of the library's digital/online resources and collections, using quantitative metrics such as COUNTER statistics as well as qualitative methods. Interacting directly with vendors to obtain quotes, obtain licensing information, and conduct eResource comparisons in support of the online resource purchasing process.

- Providing management and support of the library's online resources and collections, including administering and updating the library's eResource management tool with licensing, contact, cost and other eResource information.

- Ensuring consistent access to the library's electronic resources, communicating with vendors regularly as issues arise and assessing and implementing new technologies and methods for accessing library electronic resources.

- Providing ongoing support for various library systems, including the integrated library system, archives management system, and interlibrary loan management system. Assisting in maintaining the library's web presence, including the library's website and multiple digital environments.

- Serving as the liaison to a designated academic department. Actively participating in relevant campus and professional activities while working to maintain good relationships with library stakeholders. Assisting library patrons as well as colleagues with the provision of services. Participating on various library committees.

Education & Experience

  • Master's degree, with a Master's in library and information science from an -Accredited program required. Bachelor's degree in information technology management, computer science, or relevant combination of education and experience preferred.
  • A minimum of three years of directly relevant professional experience working with information technology and/or library systems required.
  • Experience providing support in an academic library environment preferred. Experience supporting and maintaining library automated systems, institutional repositories, and archival management systems.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To see a full position description and to apply online, please go to:
http://iit7.peopleadmin.com/postings/5615

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