The Serials and Electronic Resources Specialist provides leadership for the delivery and assessment of the library’s serial and electronic resources. S/he works with Tri-College colleagues to determine areas in which collaboration in serials and e-resource management would benefit the libraries and their patrons. S/he is responsible for accurate maintenance of the ERM and link resolver systems. The Serials and Electronic Resources Specialist collects and records usage statistics for online serials for use in evaluation of these resources. The incumbent works closely with subject bibliographers to facilitate evaluation of new titles or format options. In addition, s/he is responsible for management of ordering, payment, receipt, cataloging and holdings maintenance of print and microform periodicals as well as serial online resources. The incumbent works with service providers to resolve access problems for online resources. Catalogs print periodicals and works with a team of Tri-College serialists to load and maintain catalog records for online serials.

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Please apply through our web site at under Human Resources and Employment Opportunities. Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

Barbara Weir
Associate Librarian for Technical Services and Digital Initiatives
McCabe Library
500 College Ave.
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA  19081
Fax:  610-328-7329