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Electronic Resources Librarian

Electronic Resources Librarian

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Job Location: Texas Apply By: Open until filled Date Created: 03-16-2022

Major/Essential Functions
  • Supports the Values Based Culture of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.
  • Directly supervises and trains two electronic resources full-time staff.
  • Identifies, evaluates, and stays current with emerging trends, best practices, standards, and issues in cataloging, metadata, electronic resources, and discovery services that have potential for enhancing access to electronic resources for users and improves Technical Services workflows.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively with key Library departments to develop strategies relating to electronic content, cataloging, and discovery services.
  • Identifies and corrects problems arising from obsolete or incorrect information appearing in bibliograghic records. Ensures the online catalog is complete and up to date.
  • Serves on relevant Library committees, task forces, and/or working groups.
  • Trains all users on use and functionality of ILS, including TTUHSC Libraries employees. Is the backup for Discovery Services Librarian regarding discovery system training.
  • Maintains awareness of Open Access electronic resources.
  • Identifies the need for special projects, develops goals, and recommends initiation to supervisor; leading as appropriate and necessary.
  • Adds to the knowledge base of the profession.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications Master's Degree from an ALA (American Library Association) accredited institution required. Recent graduates welcome. Preferred Qualifications
  •  Strong English grammar and punctuation skills required.
  • Supervisory, organizational skills and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of current national cataloging standards.
  • Knowledge of Integrated Library Systems (ILS) and bibliographic systems (OCLC, World Cat, National Library of Medicine)
  • Strong analytical ability.
  • Planning ability.
  • Experience providing library instruction and teaching others in the use of Integrated Library Systems
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage. EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Jeanne Clery Act The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

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