Electronic Resources Librarian, Illinois State University Sandy Roe 30 Jun 2006 19:50 UTC

Electronic Resources Librarian
Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois

Milner Library at Illinois State University seeks applicants for this newly
created, non-tenure track faculty position.  Under the general direction of
the Division Head for Bibliographic Services and working in coordination
with Acquisitions/Serials, Collection Development, and Systems, the
Electronic Resources Librarian participates in the ongoing design and
development of systems and procedures for managing the Library's electronic
resources, including the implementation of an electronic resource management
system; updates and maintains linking capabilities for electronic resources
including link-resolving software; collaborates and works cooperatively with
public services staff to ensure successful access and use of electronic
resources; assists with vendor/publisher communication related to trials and
licensing; and assists with the collection and reporting of statistical data
related to electronic resources.

University and Library:   As Illinois' oldest public university, Illinois
State University offers an outstanding education to 17,500 undergraduates in
37 disciplines, and 2,623 graduate students in diverse master's and doctoral
programs.  Milner Library supports those programs with a service-focused
staff of 80, an institutional budget of nearly $8 million, and a collection
of over 1.6 million volumes.  The electronic resource collection includes
over 150 databases and 20,000 electronic journals.  The integrated library
system (Endeavor Voyager 6.1), OpenURL link resolver (ExLibris SFX), and
federated search (WebFeat) in use at the Library are hosted by CARLI
(Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois).  Illinois State
is located in Normal, Illinois.

* an ALA accredited graduate level degree by start date
* demonstrated knowledge of electronic resources
* excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as a strong
customer service orientation
* demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively

* relevant experience in an academic or research library
* experience with technologies used to provide access to databases and
electronic resources
* knowledge and understanding of issues and practices related to electronic
* demonstrated experience working with publishers and vendors of electronic
* experience with Endeavor Voyager, an integrated library system
* experience with web technology, and various report generation and
management software products
* experience with link resolving and metasearch software, e.g. SFX/WebFeat
* demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a
collaborative environment
* strong public service orientation and awareness of the impact of
electronic resource access and licensing on user needs

Salary and Benefits: $42,000 - 24 days vacation, 12 days sick, and 11 paid
holidays per year.  Additional benefit information can be found at

Position Available:  Sept. 1, 2006

Application Deadline:  Initial review of applications will begin on July 31,
2006 and continue until the position is filled.

To Apply: To assure full consideration, submit a cover letter, resume, and
three references by July 31, 2006 to skwetze@ilstu.edu or by mail to
Electronic Resource Librarian Search Committee, Illinois State University,
Campus Box 8900, Milner Library, Normal, IL 61790-8900.

Illinois State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
university encouraging diversity.

An online version of this ad is available at

Sandy Roe
Editor Designate, Cataloging & Classification Quarterly
Bibliographic Services Librarian
Milner Library
Illinois State University
Normal, IL 61790-8900
phone: 309-438-5039
email: skroe@ilstu.edu