The Electronic Resources Librarian in Phillips Library at Aurora University supports learning through the management of the life cycle processes for electronic resources. Responsibilities include managing the library's electronic/digital content through an understanding of both acquisitions in multiple formats and all aspects of electronic resources management (i.e. subscription, licensing, maintenance and support, production and dissemination of statistics).
- Represents Aurora University in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers and the community we serve. Interacts effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students and other customers of our service, learns and uses operating practices of the department and Aurora University.
- Upholds the Mission Statement: Aurora University an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning.
- Handle confidential information with tact and discretion.
- Supports learning through performance of essential job functions and performing other duties and functions as necessary or as assigned.
Essential Job Functions:
- Manages all electronic resources processes (databases, electronic journal access, library OPAC, and e-books) including programming for the SFX link resolver system, troubleshooting journal access issues in ProQuest 360 Core, overseeing quality of records copy cataloged from OCLC, maintaining e-book batch loads, and working with the library proxy server.
- Responsible for the system administration of all Voyager modules (acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, and reporter).
- Gather statistics, extract and organize data, and create reports for print, electronic and digital library resources for assessment.
- Supervise and train student workers who process library print materials.
- Provide virtual and in-person reference service to a diverse student body as needed.
Essential Job Requirements:
- ALA accredited master's degree in library or information science.
- Demonstrated experience (relevant coursework accepted) in electronic resource management or technical services.
- Two or more years of technical services or electronic resource management in academic libraries preferred.
- A collaborative disposition - Willingness to work with library colleagues in a rapidly changing information environment. Ability to work collaboratively with other campus departments and individuals.
- Dedication to teamwork - We are a small department where each person contributes unique talents to the whole. Flexibility and acceptance of change are necessary.
- Communicates effectively to student patrons, co-workers, and the campus community both orally and in writing.
- Some evening and weekend work will be required.
- Ability to lift 50 lbs.
- May include prolonged periods of sitting or standing.
This is a benefit-eligible position offering excellent benefits including health, dental, life, vision, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission.
To apply, please send resume with cover letter and contact information for three references including name, telephone and email address.