E-Resources Management Librarian Julie Blake 09 Mar 2007 20:28 UTC

Cross-posted, please excuse duplicates.

The Sheridan Libraries of the Johns Hopkins University is seeking an Electronic Resources Management Librarian.

This position offers an opportunity for an energetic, service oriented librarian with strong communications skills to provide e-resources and access data management expertise for the Acquisitions/Rapid Cataloging Unit of the Sheridan Libraries at the Johns Hopkins University. Reporting to the Acquisitions/Rapid Cataloging Coordinator, the Electronic Resources Management Librarian will work closely with team members to:  implement and manage the JHU libraries' Electronic Resource Management module; respond to, investigate, and resolve performance issues related to access and maintenance of electronic resources; provide access to electronic journals through support and maintenance of link resolver software (i.e., SFX); develop consistency
in the complex management of parallel technologies in the Libraries and assist with loading records into the ERM, SFX, ILS, Horizon, public interface tools; assist with developing policy, writing procedures, designing and streamlining workflow; assist in license negotiation and electronic resources ordering/renewals.

 For information on the Sheridan Libraries please visit http://www.library.jhu.edu/. The Sheridan Libraries are strongly committed to diversity. A strategic goal of the Libraries is to "work toward achieving diversity when recruiting new and promoting existing staff." The Libraries prize initiative, creativity, professionalism, and teamwork.

Visit http://jobs.jhu.edu/ to complete an online application.  Use the Search Jobs/Career Cart feature to apply for position #27947. When submitting resume please include the names of three references on the cover letter.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS. Demonstrated knowledge of electronic resources, vendors of information resources and the serials publishing industry. Knowledge of online library systems. Proficiency with spreadsheets. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a commitment to customer service. Effective interpersonal and communication skills. Solid organizational skills. Commitment to using technology to help advance work goals and to enhance service. Ability to balance priorities, meet deadlines and to prioritize work to ensure that departmental and library goals are realized. Flexibility and initiative in carrying out assignments in a rapidly changing environment. Commitment to professional growth and development.

Preferred Qualifications: Two years experience with serials acquisitions and/or electronic resources in a large academic or public library.

NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

Julie C. Blake
Acquisitions Coordinator
Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University
Ph: 410-516-8331
Fax: 410-516-8163