Electronic Resources Librarian
Iowa State University Job Location: Iowa Apply By: 11/11/2019 Date Created: 10-11-2019
Minimum required qualifications (Librarian II):
Master's degree and 3 years of related experience.Job Description:
The University Library is currently accepting applications for a dynamic and innovative professional to serve as Electronic Resources Librarian (Librarian II or III). This position oversees the Electronic Resources Unit and is responsible for providing seamless access to the Library’s electronic resources, including online journals, databases, streaming video, and eBooks. The successful candidate will bring a solid understanding of vendor publishing models, licensing, electronic resource management, and access management. The Electronic Resources Librarian works cooperatively with Library faculty and staff to identify new e-resources, communicate changes, evaluate content for discoverability and access, and to resolve issues. The collaborative professional who earns this position will excel at identifying and developing best practices and procedures at all stages of the electronic resource life cycle. The selected candidate conducts oneself in alignment with the Library's core values (as outlined in the library strategic plan) and has a strong commitment to public service and the land grant mission.
ISU students, staff, and faculty strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society. Library staff must embrace an environment of inclusion that moves beyond simple tolerance to recognizing the richness in individual identities of people, and diverse perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.
The minimum qualifications to be considered for the Librarian III are a Master's degree and 5 years of related experience.