Position opening: Electronic Resources Librarian Eloise Vondruska 17 Nov 2006 17:20 UTC

(Posted on behalf of Christopher Simoni, Drexel University College of Law
Please excuse any duplications.)

Electronic Resources Librarian

The Drexel University Law Library solicits applications for the position of
Electronic Services Librarian.

The successful candidate is part of a team responsible for developing and
implementing a vision and strategy for ensuring the effective deployment
and use of electronic information by students and faculty.  Specific
responsibilities include implementing an electronic resource management
system; coordinating processing activities associated with electronic
information resources including updating and maintaining linking
capabilities for electronic information resources and ensuring all
appropriate bibliographic records are added to the OPAC; collaborating with
law library staff, the staff of the university library, and colleagues from
other departments to ensure successful patron access to and use of
electronic information resources; training faculty and students on the use
of electronic information resources, including use of electronic resources
within WebCT; and communicating with vendors and publishers on matters
involving electronic resources; and assisting in designing and ongoing
maintenance and evaluation of the library's web pages.

The Electronic Resources Librarian also participates in reference and the
library liaison program and teaches in the library's educational
programming.  Occasional evening and weekend reference hours required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library
and information science program or equivalent (candidates with relevant
library experience and making substantial progress toward the completion of
their degree are encouraged to apply); demonstrated experience resolving
issues involved in providing access to electronic information resources;
familiarity with electronic publishing practices and licensing trends;
familiarity with bibliographic and metadata tools; experience with
Dreamweaver or other web authoring/editing tools.  Must have excellent oral
and written communication skills and be effective in working within a flat
organizational structure.  Strong public service orientation is essential.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:   Familiarity with legal information resources;
experience working in an academic or law firm library; experience licensing
electronic information resources; experience with Innovative Interfaces
Millennium and SFX; experience with Photoshop or other image editing tools;
experience with database programs such as Microsoft Access.

TO APPLY:  Send (electronic submissions preferred) cover letter, current
curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to

             Christopher Simoni
             Director, Law Library and
                   Professor of Law
             Drexel University College of Law Library
             3141 Chestnut
             Philadelphia, PA 19104

Eloise M. Vondruska
Associate Director
Pritzker Legal Research Center
Northwestern University School of Law
357 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
312/503-7369 (voice)
312/503-9230 (fax)
Email: e-vondruska@law.northwestern.edu
Web: http://www.law.northwestern.edu/lawlibrary/